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INTRODUCTION TO MARIOLOGY

1 qtr. credit

Gloria Falcao Dodd

Feb. 4-8
8-10 a.m.

Designed for students who are new to the program or who simply have an interest in Mariology, this course explores the basic Marian issues within the framework of contemporary theology and emphasizes the major developments in Mariology since Vatican II.

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MONOGRAPHIC STUDY OF MARIAN TEXTS

1 qtr. credit

Fr. Bertrand A. Buby, S.M.

Feb. 4-8
10:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.

This course leads the student to the understanding of Marian texts of various periods, genres, literary styles, and contents. The focus of this course will be a guided reading of The Hail Mary: A Verbal Icon of Mary by Nicholas Ayo.

MRI 601

RESEARCH AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

1 qtr. credit

Dr. Jason Bourgeois

Feb. 4-8
2-4 p.m.

This course introduces students to the resources and bibliography for theological studies, with attention to research in Mariology.  It offers suggestions for organization and information management.

MRI 610

MARY AND THE OLD TESTAMENT

3 qtr. credits

Fr. François Rossier, S.M.

Feb. 11-22
8-10 a.m.

This course studies the principal Old Testament texts with reference to the history of salvation. A special emphasis will be given to the Protoevangelium, symbols and types such as New Eve, Hannah, Daughter of Zion, Ark of the Covenant, etc. The course will further show the impact that some of these symbols and figures had on the New Testament and the apocryphal literature.

MRI 640

ECCLESIOLOGY

3 qtr. credits

Dr. Jason Bourgeois

Feb. 11-22
10:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.

While giving special attention to the writings of major theologians regarding their understanding of the Church, this course also studies recent developments in African, Asian, Latin American and North Atlantic ecclesiologies. It will discuss the relationship between the Church as mystery and historical reality.

MRI 602

METHODS IN THEOLOGY

1 qtr. credit

Fr. Johann G. Roten, S.M.

Feb. 11 – 15
2-4 p.m.

This course deals with various methods used in the study of contemporary theology. It points to their specific focus and philosophical foundation, as well as to advantages and limitations. Their application to research in Mariology will be examined.

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MARY'S PLACE IN CONTEMPORARY CATECHETICS
Special Courses category C

1 qtr. credit

Sr. M. Jean Frisk, S.S.M.

Feb. 18 – 22
8-10 a.m.

The historical background and development of Mary's place in catechesis from Vatican II until today is the focus of this course. Emphasis is placed on school and parish religion programs.

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MARY IN THE MODERN PERIOD I

3 qtr. credits

Gloria Falcão Dodd

Feb. 25 – Mar. 8
8–10 a.m.

Developments in Marian devotion, liturgy, and doctrine are traced from the late medieval period, through the Reformation, Tridentine, Counter Reformation and the Baroque periods, as well as in the Byzantine writers, the early missionary movement, Jansenism, and the French School of Spirituality.

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MARY AND THE CHURCH

3 qtr. credits

Fr. Johann G. Roten, S.M.

Feb. 25 – Mar. 8
10:30 a.m.–
12:30 p.m.

Not the least of Vatican II's merits was to point out Mary's place at the heart of the Church. In reassessing the Mary– Church relationship the Council retrieved a Patristic theme of great importance. This course attempts to explore the Mary– Church theme from both a historical and doctrinal point of view. It will also highlight some pastoral aspects.

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MARY IN ECUMENISM

3 qtr. credits

Fr. Thomas A. Thompson, S.M.

Feb. 25 – Mar. 8
2-4 p.m.

This course proposes the study of Mary and her place in the Church and related questions as seen by the various Christian and other religious traditions.



Please note:
Guided studies are available during this period.
Registration must be completed, at the latest, two weeks before the Spring session begins.

 

A listing of Current Courses offered by the Marian Library / International Marian Research Institute is available.
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