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21 jun 2017

Teaching Office of the Church (STL 949)

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Notices

Some key scholarly texts that will be discussed in this course include:

 

Vincent Gasser (French prelate, 1809-1879), The Gift of Infallibility, trans. and comm. by J. O'Connor (Ignatius, 2008, ISBN 978-1-58616-174-2) 158 pp.

 

Avery Dulles (American Jesuit, 1918-2008), Magisterium: Teacher and Guardian of the Faith (Sapientia, 2007, ISBN 10-1-932589-38-4) 209 pp.

 


General remarks

 

 

This course examines the primary modern texts (Vatican I and Vatican II) treating the Magisterium of the Church and the main disciplinary norms (esp. 1983 CIC 747-833) under which the Church fulfills her teaching mission. (S.T.L. candidates only)

 

Additional remarks

 

Class meets: Weekdays, 08:45 to 12:15, Room =.

 

In class text: Canon Law Society of America, Code of Canon Law, Latin-English Edition, New English Translation (Canon Law Society of America, 2012) ISBN: 1-932208-32-1. Bring the Code to every class.

 

Other required texts: Vincent Gasser (French prelate, 1809-1879), The Gift of Infallibility, trans. and comm. by J. O'Connor (Ignatius, 2008,  ISBN 978-1-58616-174-2) and Avery Dulles (American Jesuit, 1918-2008), Magisterium: Teacher and Guardian of the Faith (Sapientia, 2007, ISBN 10-1-932589-38-4) 209 pp., to be brought to class when so directed. Students will need access to Catechism of the Catholic Church [1992], 2nd ed. (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1997) 904 pp., but need not bring it to class. Students will need on-line or hard-copy access to various documents on magisterium as indicated in advance throughout the course.

 

Class format: Interactive lecture, short student presentations and reports.

 

Course grading: Oral final exam (20-25 minutes) worth one-half of the grade. I will provide a clean copy of the 1983 Code for student use thereat; Student presentation and reports on various assigned works worth one-third of grade; Student participation in lectures worth one-sixth of grade.