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TH 330 - Women in the Catholic Tradition


This course examines the historical contributions of women to the thought and practice of the Catholic religion from New Testament to modern times. Lectures and readings in primary texts examine women’s involvement in early Christian martyrdom, in monasticism, ministry, and Church reform, as well as women’s contributions in the areas of doctrine and spirituality. Figures studied have included Perpetua of Carthage, Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, Teresa of Lisieux, and Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

Four credits.



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