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  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Tuesday, October 17, 6 PM

    Muslim Philosophers and the Christian Middle Ages

    Prof. Thérèse Cory (Notre Dame)

    University of Oklahoma, Nielsen Hall 170

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at OU

  • Wednesday, October 18, 6 PM

    Evil: The Great Accuser of God’s Existence

    Fr. John Harris, O.P.

    University College Dublin, Room B101 in the Newman Building

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Newman Society at UCD.

  • Thursday, October 19, 6 PM

    Understanding Nietzsche’s Postmodern Critique of Christianity

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard University, Emerson 108 in Harvard Yard

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy

  • Thursday, October 19, 7 PM

    Blinded by Scientism? The Proper Role-and Limits-of Science in the Quest for Truth

    Prof. Edward Feser (Pasadena City College)

    U.C. Berkeley, Barrows 166

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute at UC Berkeley

  • Friday, October 20

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Friday, October 20, 12:30 PM

    Where Rights Come From and What They Mean for Healthcare

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC/Thomistic Institute)

    Harvard Medical School (final room location TBA)

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the Catholic Students Association

  • Tuesday, October 31

    7:30 PM - Vigil of All Saints, DHS Chapel

  • Friday, November 3

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Monday, November 6, 3:30 PM

    Reading Between the Lines: Neglected Notation in Dominican Mass Manuscripts

    Dr. Eleanor Giraud (University of Limerick)

    Aquin Hall, PFIC

  • Wednesday, November 8, 6PM

    The Drama of Grace: Sigrud Undset and the Narrative of Conversion

    Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P. (Thomistic Institute)

    Catholic Information Center, D.C.

  • Thursday, November 9, 7 PM

    Does God Exist? An Argument for God’s Existence from Thomas Aquinas

    Fr. James Brent, O.P. (PFIC)

    JMHI Preclinical Teaching Building (PCTB)

    Sponsored by the Hopkins Thomistic Institute

  • Saturday, November 11, 1 PM

    “Angels, Demons and Aquinas”

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17

    Registration for Spring 2018 Classes

  • Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library close at noon on Wednesday)

  • Tuesday, December 5 - Monday, December 11

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Saturday, December 9, 12 PM

    The Virgin Mary: Full of Grace and Mother of God

    Fr. Andrew Hofer, O.P. (PFIC)

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, December 11

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 12, 4PM

    The Rational Mystery: The Promise of Catholicism in the 21st Century

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC)

    Alexander Reading Room, Baylor University

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Baylor University Honors College

  • Tuesday, December 12 - Friday, December 15

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 15

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 20

    Special Exam Period

  • Thursday, December 21

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

    PFIC reopens on January 2, 2018

  • Saturday, April 14, 6 PM, 2018

    Eighth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

    Cloister of the Dominican House of Studies

  • Monday, May 7, 2018

    Annual Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Virginia

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Fall 2012 Book List

PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANITIES

LT 501 - Elementary Latin I [3]

Collins, John F.  A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin.  Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1985.  Paperback.

Also required: a Latin-English lexicon (dictionary) that provides all four principal parts for each verb. An economical but useful choice would be the following:

Cassell’s Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary (1987). Paperback.

 

Recommended, but not required:

Goldman, Norma, and Ladislas Szymanski. English Grammar for Students of Latin, 3rd edition. Olivia & Hill Press, 2004. Paperback.

Fairbairn, Donald. Understanding Language: A Guide for Beginning Students of Greek & Latin. The Catholic University of America Press, 2011. Paperback.

 

PH 501 - Introduction to the Life and Works of St. Thomas Aquinas [3]

Pieper, Josef. Guide to Thomas Aquinas. Toronto: The New American Library of Canada, 1964/1991.

Torrell, Jean-Pierre. Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Person and His Work. Translated by Robert Royal. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1993. 

 

PH 511 - Ancient Philosophy [3]

Aristotle.  The Basic Works of Aristotle.  Edited by Richard McKeon.  Modern Library, 2001.

Cohen, S. Mark.  Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy: From Thales to Aristotle.  Hackett Pub Co., 2005.

 

PH 514 - Recent Philosophy [3]

Baird, Forrest E., and Walter Kaufman.  Nineteenth-Century Philosophy, Third Edition (Philosophic Classics, Volume IV).  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002

Baird, Forrest E., Philosophic Classics, Volume V: 20th Century Philosophy (3rd Edition) (v. 5).  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.

 

PH 521 - Logic [3]

Tidman, Paul.  Logic and Philosophy: A Modern Introduction.  Wadsworth Publishing, 2006.

 

PH 523 - Philosophy of Nature (Cosmology) [3]

Aquinas.  St. Thomas. Commentary on Aristotle’s Physics.  Dumb Ox Books, 1999.

Aristotle.  The Basic Works of Aristotle.  Edited by Richard McKeon.  Modern Library, 2001.

Wallace, William A.  The Modeling of Nature: The Philosophy of Science and the Philosophy of Nature in Synthesis.  Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1996.

 

PH 551 - Philosophy of Being (Metaphysics) [3]

Aquinas.  St. Thomas.  Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics.  Dumb Ox Books, 1995.

______.  Summa Theologica. Translated by Dominican Fathers of the English Province.  Volume 1 only. 

Aristotle. The Basic Works of Aristotle. Edited by Richard McKeon.  Modern Library, 2001.

Wippel, John F. The Metaphysical Thought of Thomas Aquinas: From Finite Being to Uncreated Being.  The Catholic University of America Press, 2000.

 

SACRED SCRIPTURE

SS 581 - Elementary Greek I [3]

Croy, N. Clayton.  A Primer of Biblical Greek (Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 1999).  Paperback.

Recommended, but not required:

Fairbairn, Donald. Understanding Language: A Guide for Beginning Students of Greek & Latin. The Catholic University of America Press, 2011. Paperback.

 

SS 611 - Pentateuch [3]

No books yet requested.

 

SS 621 - Prophets of Israel [3]

Duggan, Michael. The Consuming Fire, A Christian Guide to the Old Testament.  Updated and Revised.  Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 2010.

The New American Bible Revised Edition (2011).

 

SS 645 - Johannine Writings [3]

Bauckham, Richard.  Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony.  Grad Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing, 2008.

 

SS 734 - The Psalms

Holladay William.  The Psalms Through Three Thousand Years.  Augsburg Fortress, 1996.

The New American Bible Revised Edition (2011).

 

SS 765 - Catholic Letters and Letter to the Hebrews

No books required.

 

SS 781 - Intermediate Greek [3]

Joint Association of Classical Teachers, New Testament Greek: A Reader. Cambridge University Press (2001).

Trenchard, Warren C. The Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament. Zondervan; Revised edition 1998.

 

SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

ST 601 - Nature and Method of Theology [3]                                                                                                

Nichols, Aidan (O.P.).  The Shape of Catholic Theology.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1993.

 

ST 611 - Creation and the Human Person [3]                                                 

Ashley, Benedict.  Theologies of the Body: Humanist and Christian.  St. Louis, MO: National Catholic Bioethics Center, 1985.

Sokowlowski, Robert.  The God of Faith and Reason.  Washington, DC: CUA Press, 1995.

 

ST 621 - Basic Elements of Christology [3]

(1)   Ben Witherington III, The Many Faces of Christ (Crossroad Press, 1998)

(2)   J.N.D. Kelly, Early Christian Doctrines, Fifth Edition (Continuum, 2000)

(3)   Richard A. Norris, Jr. (editor), The Christological Controversy (Fortress Press, 1980)

 


ST 631 - Sacraments: Theology and Initiation [3]

O’Neill, O.P., Colman.  Meeting Christ in the Sacraments.  Revised edition.  New York: Alba House, 1991. 

 

ST 635 - Sacrament of Marriage: Theology and Canon Law [3]

Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Code of Canon Law of the Latin Church, 1983. – Preferably with Latin and English canons.

Documents of Vatican II

Marriage in the Catholic Tradition.  Edited by T. Salzman, T. Kelly, J. O’Keefe.  Herder and Herder.  New York: Crossroad Publishing.

Rite of Marriage.  Catholic Book Publishing.

Waldstein, Michael.  Man and Woman He Created Them, Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body.  Pauline Books and Media.

 

ST 637 - Sacrament of the Eucharist [3]

(1)   James T. O’Connor, The Hidden Manna: A Theology of the Eucharist (Ignatius Press, 2005).

(2)  Charles Journet, The Mass, The Presence of the Sacrifice of the Cross (St. Augustine’s Press, 2008)

(3)   Jonathan Robinson, The Mass and Modernity (Ignatius Press, 2005).

 

ST 743 – Sancti Thomae Aquinatis Super Evangelium Sancti Ioannis Lectura [3]

Aquinas, Thomas.  Super Evangelium Sancti Ioannis Lectura.  Marietti edition.

Dauphinais, Michael and Matthew Levering. Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas: Theological Exegesis and Speculative Theology. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005.

 

ST 881 - Thomistic Seminar I [3]

Ashley, Benedict M (O.P.). The Way toward Wisdom: An Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Introduction to Metaphysics Thomistic Studies. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 

Levering, Matthew. Scripture and Metaphysics:  Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology.  Challenges in Contemporary Theology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2004. 

 

MORAL AND SPIRITUAL THEOLOGY

MT 601 - Principles of Christian Moral Life I [3]                         

Aquinas, St. Thomas.  Treatise on Happiness.  Translated by John Oesterle.  University of Notre Dame Press.

Pinckaers, Servais (O.P.).  The Sources of Christian Ethics.  Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America, 1985-2008.

 

MT 611 - Theological Virtues [3]                                    

Cessario, Romanus (O.P.).  The Virtues, or the Examined Life.  Continuum, 2002-2006.

Cessario, Romanus (O.P.).  Christian Faith and Theological Life.  Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1996-2006.

 

MT 731 - Cura Animarum: Confessional Praxis; Pastoral Spiritual Guidance; Selected Pastoral Issues [3]

Stasiak, O.S.B., Kurt.  A Confessor’s Handbook, Revised and Expanded Edition.  New Jersey: Paulist Press, 2010.

 

MT 732 - The Inner Way: Understanding and Practicing Eastern and Western Spiritual Direction [3]

No books requested.

 

CHURCH HISTORY

HT 501 - Early and Medieval Church History [3]

González, Justo L.  The Story of Christianity. Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation. New York: HarperCollins, 2010. 

Nichols, O.P., Aidan. Rome and the Eastern Churches: A Study in Schism.  2nd Edition.  San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2010.

  

HISTORICAL THEOLOGY

HT 709 - The Theology of St. Augustine [3]

Augustine of Hippo. The Augustine Catechism: Enchiridion on Faith, Hope, and Love in The Works of St. Augustine.  Translated by Bruce Harbert.  Introduction by Boniface Ramsey.  Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 1999.

_____. On Genesis in The Works of St. Augustine.  Translated by Edmund Hill.  Introduction by Michael Fiedrowicz.  Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2002 or 2006.

_____. Homilies on the First Epistle of John in The Works of St. Augustine.  Translated with introduction by Boniface Ramsey.  Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2008.

_____. Selected Writings on Grace and Pelagianism in The Works of St. Augustine.  Translated with introduction by Roland Teske.  Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2011.

_____. The Trinity in The Works of St. Augustine.  Translated with introduction by Edmund Hill.  Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 1991 or 2012.

 

HT 743 - Apocalyptic Thought: From Nebuchadnezzar to Nostradamus [3]

McGinn, Bernard. Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages, 2nd ed. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998 [1979]).

Whalen, Brett Edward. Dominion of God: Christendom and Apocalypse in the Middle Ages (Boston: Harvard University Press, 2009).

 

HT 769 - The Catholic Church and the Churches: A Vocation to Ecumenism [3]

No books requested.

 

PASTORAL STUDIES

PS 601 - Introduction to Pastoral Ministry [3]

No books requested.

 

PS 621 - Introduction to Church Law [3]

Code of Canon Law of the Latin Church, 1983. – Preferably with Latin and English canons.

Coriden, James A.  Canon Law as Ministry: Freedom and Good Order for the Church.  Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000.

Documents of Vatican II

Suggested but not required:

Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches.  Canon Law Society of America.

 

PS 661 - Ministries Practicum [3]

No required texts

 

PS 662 - Deacon Practicum [3]

No required texts

 

 

 

 

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