2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TH 242 - A History and Theology of Saints

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: TH 201 . Addresses Christian sanctity as a topic that not only opens a view to central aspects of Catholic faith but also to Western history more generally. Content focuses on the medieval period (500-1500) when the cult of saints held a central position not only in religion but also in social, cultural, and even political life. Students also study the biblical and early Christian influence on the understanding of sanctity as well as the role of the saints in modern Western culture. IC



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