COURSE DESCRIPTION

Theology 1A: Introduction to Catholicism
(Fulfills the requirement for IB)
Grade 9
1 credit

This course is designed for students whose comprehension and personal comfort in future theology classes would benefit from a systematic and positive presentation of the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith. The course gives an overview of the major beliefs that are at the heart of the Faith, with an emphasis on the existence and Revelation of God, the Bible and the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, the Person of Jesus Christ and the Paschal Mystery, and the role of grace in the believer’s response of holiness to God’s Revelation by the moral life and prayer.

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