C226 Worship and Sacraments (Johnson) Hybrid Format
A historical, anthropological and theological investigation of Christian worship and sacrament with special attention to the Roman Catholic Sacraments of baptism and eucharist. Examination of liturgical practices, texts, and theology from scriptural origins to the Vatican II reforms. Focus is on basic principles of liturgical and sacramental theology which provide the pastoral minister with the basis for interpreting liturgical documents and ritual texts. Contemporary concerns for ministry will be explored.
Face-to-face sessions: Wednesdays, 6:00 - 10:00 PM, 8/31, 10/19, and 11/30; online course work throughout semester