Graduate Theology Courses

Providence College’s Graduate Theology Department is excited to announce the Fall 2020 schedule of classes. In these unprecedented times, we are pleased to offer a new method of learning that ensures student safety and provides broader access to our outstanding faculty and program. Our theology courses offer students a valuable perspective during these difficult times. Choose your course below and contact us now to find out how to participate.

Fall 2020 Courses

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Theology: History and Methods | Monday 7 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
This course introduces all graduate students in the respective programs to the study of theology, with special attention to the methods, purposes, and characteristics of theology as a field of inquiry and scholarship, through a survey of the history of Christian theological thinking and the more significant figures or schools that contribute to Catholic theology. Instructor: Rev. David Stokes

The Pentateuch | Tuesday 7:00 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.
This course provides a theological introduction to the first five books of the Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy) employing historical and literary critical methods. Instructor: Dr. Patrick Reid

Introduction to New Testament | Tuesday 4:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.
This course introduces the literature of the New Testament through a critical study of the synoptic Gospels, the Johannine literature, and the Pauline corpus. Instructor: Dr. Ian Levy

Patristic Exegesis | Monday  4:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.
This course explores the development of literal and spiritual methods of biblical exegesis through close reading of Patristic texts, including commentaries and homilies. Particular attention is given to the significance of biblical interpretation in the development of Christian doctrines and practices. Instructor: Dr. Arthur Urbano

Thomas Aquinas: Doctrine of God | Thursday  4:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.
This course investigates the development and content of Aquinas’s doctrine of God, One and Three, as expounded especially in his Summa Theologiae, with attention to the biblical, patristic, and philosophical sources of his thought and the contemporary significance of his contributions. Instructor: Dr. Gary Culpepper

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Course Information

All courses are synchronous (taught at scheduled days and times) online

Fall Semester Dates
August 31, 2020 — December 19, 2020

Who May Enroll
Current PC graduate students
Non-degree students: students with an undergraduate degree may register for up to 2 courses

$440 per credit/$1,320 per course (all courses are 3 credits)
Check with your employer regarding tuition reimbursement

Contact Us

Dr. Ian C. Levy
Director of Graduate Studies

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