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Honors Faith and Reason

Course: 115

Grade Level:
Course Length:
Full Year
1 Credit
  • 90 in Previous Theology Course
  • Departmental Approval

Course Description:

This course will focus heavily on Papal writings, particularly from Popes Benedict XVI and John Paul II. There will also be an extensive investigation of the natural law, with special emphasis on the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. Summer reading is required, with a 3-page paper due during the first week of the course.

Textbook/Class Resources:

9780819871107, Benedict, Saved in Hope, Pauline, 2007

9780819854582, John Paul II, On the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering, Pauline: Anniversary ed., 2014

9780819826695, John Paul II, Encyclical Letter: Fides et Ratio, Pauline, 1998

9780898707502, Rice, 50 Questions on Natural Law, Ignatius, 1999

9780898707281, Paul VI, Humanae Vitae, Ignatius, 2002