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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
  • Thursday, September 29

    Beyond Fact and Method: St. Thomas Aquinas on Science, Truth, and Wisdom

    Fr. James Brent, O.P.

    7:00 PM, PCTB 113, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Hosted by the Thomistic Institute at Johns Hopkins

  • Thursday, September 29

    The Gods of the City and the City of God: Augustine on Politics

    Dr. Russell Hittinger

    7:00 PM, Corpus Christi Church, New York City

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Columbia Catholic Ministry

  • Monday, October 3

    A Theory of Justice: Catholic Social Teaching from Leo XIII to the Present

    Dr. Russell Hittinger, University of Tulsa

    6:15 PM, Room 129, Yale University Law School

    Sponsored by the Yale Law School Chapter of the Thomistic Institute

  • Monday, October 3

    Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week

    Fr. Romanus Cessario, O.P., St. John’s Seminary

    7:30 PM, Catholic Center at NYU

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Catholic Center at NYU

  • Friday, October 7

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Monday, October 10

    Columbus Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Thursday, October 13

    How Could a Good God Allow Evil?

    Prof. Denys Turner, Yale Divinity School

    7 PM, Emerson 305, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Harvard-Radcliffe Student Association

  • Friday, October 14

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Saturday, October 15

    Aquinas on Transubstantiation & the Sacrifice of the Mass

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

    See Thomistic Institute website for schedule

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Center at NYU

  • Tuesday, October 18

    Are There Failed Persons?

    Dr. John O’Callaghan, Notre Dame University

    11:30 AM, Withers Brown 101, UVA Law School

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the St. Thomas More Society at UVA Law School

  • Wednesday, October 19

    Cultivating a Truthful Soul: The Pursuit of Virtue as the Pursuit of Truth

    Dr. Angela Knobel, CUA

    6 PM, Catholic Information Center, D.C.

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Information Center

  • Monday, October 31

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

  • Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4

    Registration for Spring 2017 Classes

  • Friday, November 4

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

  • Wednesday, November 16

    Human at Heart: St. Thomas Aquinas on the Spiritual Life

    Rev. James Brent, O.P.

    6 PM, Catholic Information Center, D.C.

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Information Center

  • Tuesday, November 22

    Administrative Thursday (Thursday classes held; no Tuesday classes)

  • Wednesday, November 23

    Thanksgiving Recess begins at Noon

  • Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, December 5 - Friday, December 9

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Thursday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, December 9

    Classes End

  • Monday, December 12

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 13 - Friday, December 16

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 16

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 19 - Tuesday, December 20

    Special Exams Period

  • Thursday, December 22

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    Library and Offices Reopen

  • Monday, January 9

    Classes Begin

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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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