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THEO 13183-6: Foundations of Theology: The Mystery of Christ

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Instructor: Peter Casarella

The course offers an introduction to the discipline and practice of theology by focusing on the origins, development, and study of the mystery of the person of Jesus Christ. Different portraits of Christ will be considered, e.g., the path through Christian mysticism, the moral exemplar of the Enlightenment, and Christ figures in contemporary fiction and in non-Christian religions. Special emphasis will be placed on the experience, witness,and discipleship disclosed in Latin American and Latino contexts.