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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
  • Wednesday, November 26

    Thanksgiving Recess begins at Noon

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Thursday-Friday, November 27-28

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday-Friday, December 1-5

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, December 5

    Classes End

  • Saturday, December 6

    Aesthetics and Culture: Maritain, Modernity, and Beauty

    Thomas S. Hibbs, Baylor University

    7:30 PM - Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday-Friday, December 9-12

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 12

    Semester Ends

  • Friday, December 19

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

  • Monday, January 12, 2015

    Classes Begin

  • Saturday, January 17

    Anglo-Catholic Modernism: Writing Religious Beauty in the Modern Era

    Julia Yost, Yale University

    7:30 PM - Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, January 19

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Thursday, January 22

    March for Life

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Friday, January 23

    Last Day to Add or Drop Courses

  • Friday, February 27

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Friday, March 6

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Monday-Friday, March 9-13

    Spring Break

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Wednesday, March 18

    Ash Wednesday

    Administrative Thursday - Thursday classes held, no Wednesday classes

  • Thursday, March 19

    Feast of St. Joseph

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Wednesday, March 25

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

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    Registration for Fall 2015 Classes

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    Registration for Fall 2015 Classes

  • Thursday, April 2

    Holy Thursday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, April 3

    Good Friday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, April 6

    Easter Monday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, April 7

    Administrative Monday - Monday classes held, no Tuesday classes

  • Saturday, April 18

    Fifth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

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PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANITIES

LT 502 - Elementary Latin II [3]

Collins, John F.  A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin.  Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1985. Paperback. ISBN-10: 08132-06677; ISBN-13: 978-08132-06677.

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. ISBN-10: 0020133405 ISBN-13: 978-0020133407.

Novum Testamentum Latine. Edited by Kurt Aland and Barbara Aland. 2nd revised edition. Hendrickson Publishers, 2006.  ISBN-10: 1598561758; ISBN-13: 978-1598561753.

PH 512 - Medieval Philosophy [3]
Required

Philosophy in the Middle Ages, 3rd ed.  Edited by Arthur Hyman, James J. Walsh & Thomas Williams.  Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing, Co., 2010.  ISBN 978-1-60384-208-2.

Recommended

Copleston, Frederick, SJ. History of Philosophy, Volume 2, Augustine to Scotus.

 

PH 524 - Philosophy of Knowledge (Epistemology) [3]

Aquinas.  St. Thomas. The Summa Theologica.  Tr. Dominicans of the English Province.  Christian Classics, 1981.  ISBN 0-87061-069-4.

 

PH 526 - Philosophical Anthropology [3]

Aquinas.  St. Thomas. The Summa Theologica.  Tr. Dominicans of the English Province.  Volumes 1 and 2 only.  Christian Classics, 1981.  ISBN 0-87061-069-4.

Aristotle.  The Basic Works of Aristotle.  Ed. Richard McKeon.   Modern Library, 2001.  ISBN 978-0375757990.

PH 554 - Philosophical Ethics [3]

Aquinas.  St. Thomas.  The Summa Theologica.  Tr. Dominicans of the English Province.  Volumes 2 and 3 only.  ISBN 0-87061-069-4.

Aristotle.  The Basic Works of Aristotle.  Modern Library, 2001.  Ed. Richard McKeon.  ISBN 978-0375757990

Kant, Immanuel.  Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals.  Translated by James Ellington. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1993.  ISBN 087220166X

Mill, John Stuart. Utilitarianism. 2nd edition. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2002.  ISBN 087220605X

 

 

SACRED SCRIPTURE

 

SS 582 - Elementary Greek II [3]

Croy, N. Clayton.   A Primer of Biblical Greek. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999. Paperback. ISBN: 978-0-8028-6000-2.

Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary. Edited by Barbara Aland, Kurt Aland, and Johannes Karavidopoulos. 27th edition, 1998. ISBN-10: 3438051133. ISBN-13: 978-3438051134.  [N.B. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE STUDENTS OBTAIN A GREEK NEW TESTAMENT WITH DICTIONARY.]

 

SS 632 - Wisdom Literature [3]

No books required for this course.

 

SS 640 – Synoptic Gospels [3]

Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the Eyewitnesses. Eerdmans, 2008.  ISBN 978-0802863904

SS 650 – Pauline Letters [3]

Murphy-O’Connor, Jerome. Paul A Critical Life. Oxford, 1998. ISBN 978-0192853424

Wright, N.T. What Saint Paul Really Said.  Eerdmans, 1997.  ISBN 978-0802844453

SS 671 – Introduction to Classical Hebrew I [3]

Lambdin, Thomas O. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. New York, Scribner 1971.

Williamson, Hugh G.M. Annotated Key to Lambdin’s Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. Sheffield: JSOT, 1987.

 

SS 714 –Sacrifice, Priesthood and Holiness in the Old Testament [3]

Vanhoye, Albert. Old Testament Priests and the New Priest. Herefordshire: Gracewing, 2009. Rev. ed .

Halbertal, Moshe. On Sacrifice. Princeton University Press, 2012.

 

SS 749 – Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience: Their Biblical Background [3]

No books required for this course.

 

SS 782 – Intermediate Greek II [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. Rev ed 1998.


SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

 

ST 604 - Triune God [3]                                                                                                     

Required Reading:

Aquinas, St. Thomas.  Summa Theologiae I, qq. 2-43.

DiNoia, Joseph A. “Knowing and Naming the Triune God: The Grammar of Trinitarian Confession.” In Speaking the Christian God, ed. Alvin F. Kimel, 162-187. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1992.

Emery, Gilles. “The Immutability of the God of Love and the Problem of Language Concerning the ‘Suffering of God’.” In Divine Impassibility and the Mystery of Human Suffering, ed. James Keating and Thomas Joseph White, 27-76. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2009.

Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 7-35, 51-127.

Emery, Gilles. “Essentialism or Personalism in the Treatise on God in St. Thomas Aquinas?” The Thomist 64 (2000): 521-563.

Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 223-279.

Rocca, Gregory. “Distinction Between Res Significata and Modus Significandi in Aquinas’ Theological Epistemology.” The Thomist 55 (1991): 173-197.

Suggested Reading:

Dei Filius, Vatican II document on Divine Revelation.

Pius XII, Humani Generis, nos. 1-4.

Gaudium et Spes, Vatican II, nos. 19-21.

Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the God of Israel. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2008; 1-104.

Velde, Rudi A. te. Aquinas on God: The ‘Divine Science’ of the Summa Theologiae. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006; 37-118.

White, Thomas Joseph. Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Study in Thomistic Natural Theology. Naples, Fl.: Sapientia Press, 2009; 276-289.

Shanley, Brian J. The Thomist Tradition. Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, v. 2. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002; ch. 8.

Scheeben, Matthias The Mysteries of Christianity. Translated by Cyril Vollert. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder Book Co., 1946; 25-36.

Shanley, “Divine Causation and Human Freedom in Aquinas,” American Philosophical Quarterly 72 (1998): 99-122.

Kelly, J.N.D. Early Christian Doctrines. 5th ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977; 83-136.

Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Francesca Aran Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007; 128-311.

Hill, William. The Three-Personed God: The Trinity as a Mystery of Salvation. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press, 1982; 3-79, 83-91, 111-124, 130-175, 185-186, 203-208, 225-232, 241-314.

St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians; especially ch. 1-3.

The Gospel of John; ch. 1, 3, 8, 12, 14-16.

Athanasius of Alexandria. “Three Discourses of Athanasius against the Arians.” In Select Treatises of St. Athanasius in Controversy with the Arians. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1911; Discourse 1: Against the Arians, ch. 3-5, 8.

Gregory of Nazianzus. Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: The Five Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen. Translated by Lionel Wickham and Frederick Williams. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 13. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991; Orations 1-5, 20.5-12; 32.5; 23.6-12; 34.8-15; 41.7-9.

Beeley, Christopher. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God. New York: Oxford, 2008; ch. 4 (187-233).

Gregory of Nyssa, Not Three Gods.

Pope Benedict, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, May 14, 2008.

Pope John Paul II, Wednesday Audience on Dionysius the Areopagite, January 19, 2000.

Fourth Lateran Council, ch. 1 and 2.

Rahner, Karl. “Observations on the Doctrine of God in Catholic Dogmatics.” In Theological Investigations, IX, 127-144. New York: Herder and Herder, 1972.

Vatican Clarification on the Filioque.

2003 Agreed Statement of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation.

Rahner, Karl. The Trinity. Translated by Joseph Donceel. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.

Mansini, Guy. “Balthasar and the Theodramatic Enrichment of the Trinity,” The Thomist, 64 (2000), 499-519.

Hart, David B. “Christ and Nothing.” First Things 136 (2003): 47-56.

Levering, Matthew. Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004; 120-132.

ST 614 - Theology of Grace [3]                                                         

Aquinas, Thomas.  Summa Theologiae, I-II.

Garrigou-Lagrange, R.  Grace (available from www.lulu.com at http://www.lulu.com/product/hardcover/grace/11275925 )

Hwang, Alexander Y.  Intrepid Lover of Perfect Grace. The Life and Thought of Prosper of Aquitaine.  Washington, DC: CUA Press, 2009.

The Sources of Catholic Dogma.  Denzinger 15th edition, Deferrari English translation.  Loreto Publication. ISBN: 1-930278-22-5

ST 636 - Sacraments of Penance and Anointing [3]              

The Rite of Penance, Catholic Book Publishing, ISBN 9780805899425283

Pastoral Care of the Sick, Catholic Book Publishing, ISBN 9780899421568

Stastiak, OSB, Kurt. A Confessor’s Handbook.   New York: Paulist Press, 1999. ISBN 978089146758

Larson-Miller, Lizetter. Lex Orandi:  The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2005.  ISBN 100814625231

The Code of Canon Law, 1983.

Documents of Vatican II

Catechism of the Catholic Church

ST 638 - Sacrament of Orders [3]

Aquinas, St. Thomas.  Summa Theologiae.

Butler, M.S.B.T., Sr. Sarah.  The Catholic Priesthood and Women: A Guide to the Teaching of the Church.  Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2007.

Cole, O.P., Basil.  Christian Totality.  Available on Reserve.

Cole, O.P., Basil.  The Hidden Enemies of the Priesthood.  Available on Reserve.

Garrigou-Lagrange, R.  The Priest in Union with Christ.  TAN Books and Publishers, 2002.

Mansini, O.S.B., Guy. The Word Has Dwelt Among Us; Explorations in Theology.  Sapientia Press, 2008.

Nichols, Aidan.  Holy Order.  Oscott: Veritas, 1999.

Tillard, Jean Marie Rene.  Flesh of the Church, Flesh of Christ.  Pueblo Press, 2001.

Vanhoye, Albert.  Old Testament Priests and the New Priest.  Available on Reserve.

ST 664 - Ecclesiology [3]

No books required for this course.

 

ST 783 – Aquinas and His Contemporaries on the Science of Theology [3]

No books required for this course.

 

ST 882 - Thomistic Seminar II [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.  ISBN: 978-0-268-02035-4; 978-0-268-02028-6

Emery, Gilles. Trinity, Church, and the Human Person. Naples, Florida: Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University, 2007.  ISBN: 978-1-932589-38-2

Torrell, Jean-Pierre. Saint Thomas Aquinas: Spiritual Master.  Volume 2.  Translated by Robert Royal. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2003.  ISBN: 0-8132-1315-0; 0-8132-1316-9.

 

MORAL AND SPIRITUAL THEOLOGY

 

MT 602 - Principles of Christian Moral Life II [3]                        

Berkman, John and Titus, Craig Steven, eds. The Pinckaers Reader. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005.

Cunningham, Lawrence  S., ed. Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law.  Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009.

Kaczor, Christopher.  Proportionalism and the Natural Law Tradition. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2002.

MT 612 - Cardinal and Moral Virtues [3]                                      

Cessario, Romanus (O.P.).  The Virtues, or the Examined Life (New York: Continuum International Publishing, 2002-2006).

 

 

MT 622 - Catholic Social and Sexual Teaching [3]

Benestad, Brian J., Church, State, and Society: An Introduction to Catholic Social Doctrine. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2010.

Catechism of the Catholic Church.  Rome: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1997.

Grabowski, John S. Sex and Virtue: An Introduction to Sexual Ethics. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2003.

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, Fourth Edition (Washington, D.C.: USCCB Communications, 2005).  Available on-line: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/justpeace/documents/rc_pc_justpeace_compendio-dott-soc_en.html

MT 749 – Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience: Their Biblical Background [3]

No books required for this course

MT 844 St. Thomas Aquinas and Action Theory: Recent Works [3]

Anscombe, G .E. M.  Intention. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Brock, Stephen L. Action and Conduct. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1998.

Flannery, Kevin L., S.J. Acts Amid Precepts. Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2001.

Jensen, Steven J. Good and Evil Actions: A Journey through St. Thomas Aquinas. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2000.

Long, Steven A. The Teleological Grammar of the Moral Act. Naples, Florida: Sapientia Press, 2007.

Vogler, Candace. Reasonably Vicious. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Westberg, Daniel. Right Practical Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

 

CHURCH HISTORY

HS 502 – Reformation and Modern Church History [3]

Justo L. Gonzalez, The Story of Christianity, Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day. 2nd Edition. New York: Harper Collins, 2010.  ISBN-10: 0061855898; ISBN-13: 978-0061855894.

 

 

HISTORICAL THEOLOGY

 

HT 611 - Patrology [3]

Drobner, Hubertus. The Fathers of the Church: A Comprehensive Introduction. Trans. Siegfried S. Schatzmann. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2007. ISBN-10: 0801046106. ISBN-13: 978-0801046100.

Early Christian Writings. Trans. Maxwell Staniforth, and revised by Andrew Louth, Penguin Classics. London: Penguin, 1987. ISBN-10: 0140444750. ISBN-13: 978-0140444759.

Gregory of Nazianzus. On God and Christ: Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius. Trans. Williams and Wickham. Popular Patristics Series. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2002. ISBN-10: 0881412406. ISBN-13: 978-0881412406.

Irenaeus. On the Apostolic Preaching. Trans. John Behr. Popular Patristics Series. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1997. ISBN-10: 0881411744. ISBN-13: 978-0881411744.

Origen. An Exhortation to Martyrdom, Prayer, and Selected Works. Trans. Rowan A. Greer. Classics of Western Spirituality. New York: Paulist Press, 1988. ISBN-10: 0809121980. ISBN-13: 978-0809121984.

Augustine. The Confessions. Various translations acceptable. Recommended for the class: Trans. Maria Boulding. Works of Saint Augustine. Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2001. ISBN-10: 1565481542. ISBN-13: 978-1565481541

HT 716 – Patristic Preaching and Priesthood [3]

Augustine. Essential Sermons. Trans. Edmund Hill, O.P. The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century. Brooklyn, NY: New City Press, 2007.  ISBN-10: 156548276X.  ISBN-13: 978-1565482760.

Augustine. Teaching Christianity: De Doctrina Christiana. Trans. Edmund Hill, O.P. The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century. Brooklyn, NY: New City Press, 1996. ISBN-10: 156548049X. ISBN-13: 978-1565480490.

Gregory the Great. The Book of Pastoral Rule. Trans. George E. Demacopoulos. Popular Patristics Series.  Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0881413186. ISBN-13: 978-0881413182.

John Chrysostom.  Six Books on the Priesthood.  Trans. Graham Neville. Popular Patristics Series. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2002 (reprint). ISBN-10: 0913836389.              ISBN-13: 978-0913836385.

Origen. Homilies on Leviticus 1-16. Trans. Gary Wayne Barkley. Washington, DC: CUA Press, 1990. ISBN-10: 0813214327. ISBN-13: 978-0813214320.

 HT 751 – Liturgical Offices and Feasts of the Byzantine Church Year [3]

(All texts available through Abbot Lee’s Ikon & Book Service)

  

PASTORAL STUDIES

 PS 572 - Communicating God’s Word [3]

New American Bible

Webster’s Pocket Dictionary.  ISBN 987-0-87779-530-8.

 

PS 603 - Supervised Ministry [3]

St. Gregory the Great.  Liber Regulae Pastoralis (The Pastoral Rule).  Any translation will suffice.

Champlin, Joseph M.  The Marginal Catholic: Challenge, Don’t Crush. Revised ed.  Alba House, 2001.

Pickett, William L.  A Concise Guide to Pastoral Planning.  Ave Maria Press, 2007.

Switzer, David K.  Pastoral Care Emergencies.  Fortress Press, 2000.  

PS 622 – Book II: The People of God in Church Law [3]

Catholic Church, Codex Juris Canonici (1983).  [preferably with English and Latin texts, e.g. Code of Canon Law, Latin-English Edition : New English Translation.  Prepared under the auspices of the Canon Law Society of America. ISBN 1-932208-32-1].

 Vatican Council II Documents (Lumen Gentium; Orientalium Ecclesiarum; Christus Dominus; Presbyterorum Ordinis; Optatam Totius; Apostolicam Actuositatem;; Perfectae Caritatis).

Catechism of the Catholic Church.

PS 663 - Priesthood Practicum [3]

Elliott, Peter J.  Ceremonies of the Modern Roman Rite: The Eucharist and the Liturgy of Hours: A Manual for Clergy and All Involved in Liturgical Ministries.  San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2004.

PS 672 - Preaching: Preparation and Presentation [3]

No books required for this course

 

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