Date posted: Jan 27, 2021
Have you ever heard a breaking news story and wondered, “What has faith got to do with it?” Perhaps you have thought “That’s not right,” but then the moral aspect of the event fades into the background. This course draws attention to key themes of Catholic Social Teaching, e.g., human dignity, human rights, common good. It provides an opportunity to discuss issues such as a just wage and a just war. Guided by 101 Questions and Answers on Catholic Social Teaching by Fr. Ken Himes, O.F.M., see how our call to live lives of faith in a social context is deeply rooted in the Catholic Tradition.
This course has a required text: Kenneth R. Himes, O.F.M. 101 Questions & Answers on Catholic Social Teaching. Second Edition. New York: Paulist Press, 2013.
This course includes:
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Course text: Kenneth R. Himes, O.F.M. 101 Questions & Answers on Catholic Social Teaching. Second Edition. New York: Paulist Press, 2013.
A participant can expect to spend approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both preparation and interaction online.
Certificate Requirement Categories:
The Moral Life
Fr. Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. (text and video), professor of theology, Boston College Theology Department, and Rev. Dr. Debbie Little (video), founder and missioner of Ecclesia Ministries and Common Cathedral Boston.