2023-2024 Catalog


THE-425 Patristic Theology

The purpose of this course is to immerse students in the primary theological sources of the Patristic period, which form the interpretative foundation for theological orthodoxy. Specifically, students will read, examine and discuss the major theological treatises of the Doctors of the Eastern Church - Athanasius, Basil the Great, Gregory Naziansus, and John Chrysostom and the Doctors of the Western Church - Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome, and Gregory the Great. Principal attention will be given to their systematic treatments of Christian doctrine. Prerequisites: THE-232 or THE-233.




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