Course Memo

VATICAN II: HISTORY AND THEOLOGY. The seminar will study the documents of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) with some historical background and evaluation. We will focus on the theological content of the documents and their implementation and current status of the issues. We will look at the impacts of Vatican II on modern ecclesiology, including the thoughts of Popes St. John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis. The course is designed for advanced MDiv, MA and STL/STD students. [A course in Modern Church History or Basic Ecclesiology; 20 max enrollment]