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Course Descriptions

Theology and Religious Studies

THRS 112-01 Introduction to World Religions (3)

Kate DeConinck

kdeconinck@sandiego.edu

CRN 17 Limit 35
3-week Pre Session (6/5 – 6/23)
M - Th
1 - 4:15 p.m.
KIPJ-218

A survey of the major religious traditions of the world, focusing on an understanding of the religious world views and practices that shape cultures across the globe. Selected readings from these traditions, which will include Christianity, the religions of India and East Asia, Judaism, Islam, and the religions of indigenous oral cultures. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 15.

THRS 112-02 Introduction to World Religions (3)

Lark Diaz

ldiaz@sandiego.edu

CRN 40 Limit 35
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M – F              
9 – 11:40 a.m.            
KIPJ-223A

A survey of the major religious traditions of the world, focusing on an understanding of the religious world views and practices that shape cultures across the globe. Selected readings from these traditions, which will include Christianity, the religions of India and East Asia, Judaism, Islam, and the religions of indigenous oral cultures. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

THRS 119 Christianity and its Practice (3)

Orlando Espin

espin@sandiego.edu

CRN 41 Limit 35
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F               
1 – 3:40 p.m.              
KIPJ-220
                                       
An introduction to Christian belief and practice through reflection on classic and contemporary expressions of the Christian life. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

THRS 321 Afro-Latin Religions (3)

Orlando Espin

espin@sandiego.edu

CRN 43 Limit 25
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F
9 – 11:40 a.m.
KIPJ-220

Prerequisites: THRS 110 or THRS 112 or THRS 203 or THRS 358
This course studies the three main religions of African origins in Latin America and the United States. Lukumí/Candomblé, Vodoun, and Umbanda are approached and interpreted from diverse perspectives: historical, cultural, theological, etc. Their formation and development are contextualized in the Latin American experience of slavery. Their contemporary significance is discussed. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

THRS 366-01 The Problem of God (3)

Mary Doak

mdoak@sandiego.edu

CRN 44 Limit 25
3-week Pre Session (6/5 – 6/23)
M - F 
9 – 11:40 a.m.
KIPJ-223
                                                    
The questions “What is God?,” “Does God exist?” and “What does it mean to believe in God?” are investigated against the background of classical theism and modern thought. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Tuesday, May 15.

THRS 366-02 The Problem of God (3)

Susie Babka

sbabka@sandiego.edu

CRN 45 Limit 25
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M - F
1 - 3:40 p.m.
KIPJ-218

The questions “What is God?,” “Does God exist?” and “What does it mean to believe in God?” are investigated against the background of classical theism and modern thought. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

THRS 367 Feminist Theology (3)

Maria Pilar Aquino

aquino@sandiego.edu

CRN 46 Limit 25
6-week Mid Session (6/26 – 8/4)
TTh (& Fri., 6/30)    
5:30 – 8:45 p.m.        
KIPJ-215
                                            
Prerequisites: THRS 114 or THRS 116 or THRS 119 or THRS 202
An exploration of contemporary feminist theologies from the Christian perspective to gain knowledge of their contributions and challenges to the whole of the Christian tradition. Included is a survey of historical emergence, methods and approaches, major theological themes, tasks, and spirituality. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 12.

THRS 386 Johannine Theology (3)

Jeannie Constantinou

eugeiac@sandiego.edu

CRN 47 Limit 25
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M – F              
9 – 11:40 a.m.            
KIPJ-215

Prerequisites: THRS 116
A study of the Johannine writings, particularly the Gospel. Some of the major themes examined are Christology, Trinitarian doctrine, and eschatology. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

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5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-2742
Fax: (619) 260-2393
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