Theology: Philosophical and Moral

Objectives

Philosophical and Moral Theology courses are offered for students wanting to do advanced coursework at the interface of philosophy and theology. The courses will help prepare students to engage in integrated philosophical, theological and biblical reflection on the doctrinal and ethical components of the Christian worldview, in order to equip them to deal with the sophisticated theological and philosophical challenges facing the church.

Courses

TTPM 713 - The Nature of GodCredits 3

A detailed application of philosophical analysis to the explication and defense of God's existence and attributes, with special attention to contemporary attempts to reformulate our understanding of the nature of God, such as open theism and process theology. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTPM 715 - Divine RevelationCredits 3

A critical study of divine revelation under the concepts of act, person and word. Special attention to contemporary theories of revelation and of human capacity to know God. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTPM 716 - Philosophy of Language and HermeneuticsCredits 3

An examination of theories in philosophy of language and linguistics and their bearing on problems posed by post-modern hermeneutical theories, with special reference to biblical hermeneutics. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTPM 753 - Aquinas and the Metaphysics of TheismCredits 3

A study of selected portions of Summa Theologiae and Summa Contra Gentiles with emphasis on the metaphysical implications of Christian theism as developed by the greatest thinker of the Medieval period. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTPM 875 - Seminar in Philosophical TheologyCredits 3

A study of selected topics in philosophical theology. Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTPM 880 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

Supervised research in selected areas of philosophical and moral theology. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.