Theology Summer Courses

Faith and Critical Reason
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

Course Number: THEO 1000 L11, CRN: 10144
Instructor: Hill-Fletcher
3 credits


Faith and Critical Reason
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

Course Number: THEO 1000 R11, CRN: 10089
Instructor: Camosy
3 credits


Faith and Critical Reason
Session II, July 5-August 8, 2017
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced. Syllabus

Course Number: THEO 1000 L21, CRN:  10310
Instructor: Reklis
3 credits


Faith and Critical Reason
Session III, May 30-August 8, 2017
Online

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced. Fordham students (FCRH, FCLC, GSB) should refer to the registration policies here for more information.

Course Number: THEO 1000 PW1, CRN: 10016
Instructor: Alexander
3 credits


Introduction to the New Testament
Session II, July 5-August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will engage questions about the origin, development, and theology of the New Testament in the historical context of first-century Hellenistic Judaism and the religious context of the canon.

Course Number: THEO 3200 R21, CRN: 10230
Instructor: Bahr
3 credits


Reformation Texts
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

This course will examine major Protestant and Catholic texts from the sixteenth century with attention to their religious, social, and theological context and their importance for their respective ecclesial communities. Fulfills the EP 3 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. Syllabus

Course Number: THEO 3360 R11, CRN: 10090
Instructor: Hornbeck
3 credits


American Religious Texts
Session II, July 5-August 8, 2017
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

A critical and contextual reading of classical texts in American religious history, focusing on diverse traditions and the crucial importance of religious perspectives to American culture, society, and self-understanding. Syllabus

Course Number: THEO 3375 L21, CRN: 10311
Instructor: Reklis
3 credits


Christ in World Cultures
Session III, May 30-August 8, 2017
Online

At the center of the Christian tradition stands the person of Jesus Christ. Yet, from a global perspective, Christianity takes many forms in its many contexts. This course examines the ways in which the Christian faith interacts with diverse world cultures and asks the central question: how do cultural differences shape contemporary interpretations of Jesus as the Christ? Fordham students (FCRH, FCLC, GSB) should refer to the registration policies here for more information.

Course Number: THEO 3610 PW1, CRN: 10017
Instructor: Abrahamson
3 credits


Classic Islamic Texts
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will analyze the religious beliefs, ideas, and practices of Islam using gender as its primary, but not sole, organizing principle. Through an analysis of both the normative, foundational texts (primarily medieval) and the "living tradition," students will appreciate the diversity and complexity of the many "Islams" that have existed and continue to thrive throughout time and space. Fulfills the Globalism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

Course Number: THEO 3715 L11, CRN: 10145
Instructor: Kueny
3 credits


Biblical Greek Introduction
Session I, May 22-June 29, 2017
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Graduate course. May 22-June 29, 2017. This course is an introduction to the grammar and syntax of Biblical (Koine) Greek. Sufficient attention will be devoted to vocabulary to enable rewarding experience in reading and exegesis. This course is intended primarily for graduate and seminary students. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

Course Number: THEO 5080 L11, CRN: 10018
Instructor: Georgia
4 credits