Graduate Catalog

THE-639 FOUNDATIONS OF LITURGY

This course introduces graduate students to the fundamental structures, history, and theology of Christian worship with an emphasis on the Roman Catholic liturgical tradition. Particular attention is given to the ritual nature of human experience, the Christian interpretation of ritual, and liturgy as primary source and expression of Christian faith and identity. Students are introduced to multiple approaches and methods essential to the academic study of Christian worship today. [3 credit hours]

Credits

3

Distribution

Theology/Philosophy