Summer 2013 The Mary Page
   

 

MRI 600

INTRODUCTION TO MARIOLOGY

1 qtr. credit

Dr. Gloria Falcao Dodd

June 10 – 14
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.

MRI 602

METHODS IN THEOLOGY

1 qtr. credit

Fr. Johann G. Roten, S.M.

June 10 – 14
10:30 a.m.-
12:30 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.

MRI 601

RESEARCH AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

1 qtr. credit

Dr. Jason Bourgeois

June 10 – 14
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.

June 17 – 28
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

June 17 – 28
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 694

MARY IN THE MEDIA
Special Courses category B

1 qtr. credit

Mr. Michael Duricy

June 17 – 21
2-4 p.m.

This course attempts to assess Mary's place in the electronic media. News reports and websites with Marian themes from around the world will be shown and critiqued in light of Catholic teaching on the mass media.

MRI 603

MONOGRAPHIC STUDY OF MARIAN TEXTS

1 qtr. credit

Fr. Bertrand A. Buby, S.M.

June 24 – 28
2–4 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 625

MARY IN THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD I

3 qtr. credits

Dr. Deyanira Flores

July 1 – 12
8–10 a.m.

This course studies the development of Marian doctrine and devotion in the Western Church from the 7th to the 12th century. It will attempt to situate Marian Studies of the Middle Ages within the context of religious mentalities and culture.

MRI 636

MARY IN ECUMENISM

3 qtr. credits

Fr. Thomas A. Thompson, S.M.

July 1 – 12
10:30 a.m.–
12:30 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.

MRI 627 

MARY IN THE MODERN PERIOD I

3 qtr. credits

Dr. Gloria Falcão Dodd

July 1 – 12
2-4 p.m.

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

MRI 621

CHURCH IN THE PATRISTIC PERIOD

3 qtr. credits

Fr. Thomas Buffer

July 15 – 26
8-10  a.m.

Study of selected patristic texts regarding the Church as instrument and sacrament of salvation.

MRI 634 

MARY AND THE CHURCH

3 qtr. credits

Fr. Johann G. Roten, S.M.

July 15 – 26
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.

MRI 654

IMAGES OF MARY AND OF THE SACRED FEMININE IN INTER-RELIGIOUS CONTEXT
Special Courses category B

1 qtr. credit

Fr. David Fleming, S.M. and Fr. Vincent Wiseman, O.P.

July 15 – 19
2–4 p.m.

This course studies Marian art and images representing the sacred feminine in relation to inter-religious studies and dialogue.

MRI 665

MARY AND SOCIAL HISTORY
Special Courses category C

1 qtr. credit

Sr. Celia Chua, M.I.C.

July 22 – 26
2-4 p.m.

This course examines Mary's place in some aspects of social history. Mary's cultural role is undisputed. Thus, how did her person and mission influence social history? What was her role in the history of ideas, of laws and customs, values, and fashion? Where and how is the impact of her presence noticeable? How does the Church deal with it?

MRI 700

SYMPOSIUM: MARY AND THE YEAR OF FAITH

July 30 – August 1

IMRI students will receive 2 quarter credits for attending and participating in this event.



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

 

A listing of Current Courses offered by the Marian Library / International Marian Research Institute is available.
For additional information, please contact Michael Duricy, M.A., S.T.L., (937) 229-1474 or
(937) 229-4258 (FAX).

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