TSI108  INTRODUCTION TO THEOLOGICAL METHOD: I (A.Y. 2021/2022)

  • Accademic Unit
    Faculty of Theology
  • Course
    Baccalaureate in Theology

Contents: This Seminar is designed to introduce the students to the
study of Sacred Theology. I Semester: Introduction to the Study of Theology,
Virtue of Studium in Intellectual life, Theological Research I: Books,
Resources On-Line and Library, Theological Research II: How to write a
Theological Paper? Vocation of the theologian, Theological Method, Apostolic
Tradition, Scripture and Magisterium, the Mystery of Christ, Soteriology,
The Mystery of God (De Deo, De Creatione).

II Semester: Pneumatology, the Mystery of the Church, Mariology, the
Mystery of Grace, Eschatology, Evangelization, Ecumenism, Religious Dialogue,
the Culture of Death and the Mystery of Sanctification (Catholic Mysticism).

Objectives: At the end of I Semester, students can engage in theological
research and writing according to the Method of the Gregorian University.
They also are able to articulate the systematic organum of the Study of
Theology. At the end of II Semester, students can articulate a proper understanding
of material taught in the First Year of Theology at the PUG per
viam the elaboration of a monography.

Method: Weekly presentations of the professor, class discussions based
on assigned readings, weekly presentations by the students and weekly
integration essay.

Evaluation: Each week, the students present a weekly integrative

essay based on the assigned reading. I semester: the student using all integrative
essays creates a three-page synthesis paper. II semester: the student
continues to present a weekly integrative essay and for a final assessment
writes a seven-page theological research paper approved by the professor.

Information

  • Semestre: 1° Semestre
  • ECTS: 2

Teachers

Randy de Jesús SOTO
Randy de Jesús SOTO

Lesson schedule/Room

Semester Day From To Room Floor Building Notes
1° Semestre Mercoledì 15 15.45 VEDI NOTE 0 si svolge al NAC
1° Semestre Mercoledì 16 16.45 VEDI NOTE 0 si svolge al NAC

Bibliography

  • A. NICHOLS, OP, The Shape of Catholic Theology: An
    Introduction to Its Sources, Principles, and History
    , Collegeville 1991;
    M. ZIA, The Faith Understood: An Introduction to Catholic Theology, Steubenville,
    2013; J. RATZINGER, Principles of Catholic Theology: Building Stones
    for a Fundamental Theology
    , San Francisco 1987; Catechism of the
    Catholic Church
    , Vatican City 1997.

Calls

Date Hours Room Exam From Letter To Letter Note
Jan 25, 2022 . . Homework A Z La data è indicativa, per la consegna dell'elaborato rispettare le scadenze e modalità previste.