Mary: Model of Discipleship
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010
This course addresses the foundational sources of Marian theology within the ecclesial context and how Marian devotion has developed through our history.
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the influences of history, culture and contemporary hermeneutical approaches on the theology of Mary;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the main doctrine of Mary and it's role in ecumenical dialogue;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of Mary for Christian theology.
Themes will include: Mary in Scripture and her role in the first communities; Mary in the Christian tradition; devotion and perception of Mary; Mary and the Church; Mary and arts; Mary as Model of Christian Discipleship; Mary in Christian Churches.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Self Directed Learning
Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term