Theology 8: Catholic Social Teachings
(Also available the during the 2018 summer school term for rising juniors and seniors.)
“The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Church’s social teaching. In this course, students are to learn how Christ’s concern for others, especially the poor and needy, is present today in the Church’s social teaching and mission.” – USCCB’s Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework
This course pays special attention to the vocation of the laity to seek the kingdom of God through engagement in temporal affairs. Students will learn how a Christian vision of justice and love can inform our contemporary social, political, and economic realities, for the glory of God and the sake of human flourishing.