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

    Julia Yost, Yale University

    7:30 PM - Catholic Center at NYU

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PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANITIES

 

LT 502 - Elementary Latin II [3]

-        Ørberg, Lingua Latin: Pars Prima, Familia Romana, Focus Publishing, ISBN: 978-1585104208

-        —-, Lingua Latina: Pars Prima, Exercitia Latina, Focus Publishing, ISBN: 978-1585102129

-        —-, Lingua Latina: Pars Secunda, Roma Aeterna, Focus Publishing, ISBN: 978-1585103140

-        —-, Lingua Latina: Pars Secunda, Exercitia Latina, Focus Publishing, ISBN: 978-1585100675

 

PH 512 - Medieval Philosophy [3] 

-       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.

 

PH 514 - Recent Philosophy [3] 

-       To be determined.

 

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]

-        Whiteacre, A Patristic Greek Reader, Baker Academic, ISBN: 978-0801048012

-        JACT, Greek Vocabulary, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 978-0521232777

-        JACT, The Intellectual Revolution, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 978-0521224611

-        JACT, The World of Heroes, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 978-05212246

 

SS 621 – Prophets of Israel [3]

-       No books required for this course.

 

SS 632 - Wisdom Literature [3]

-       No books required for this course.

 

SS 645 – Johannine Writings [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 672 – Introduction to Classical Hebrew II [3]

-        Lambdin, Thomas O. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. New York, Scribner 1971.  ISBN 978-0023672507

-        Weingreen, Jacob. A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, 1959. 
ISBN 978-0198154228.

 

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]

-        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.

-        Denzinger, Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations on Matters of Faith and Morals, 43rd edition, Latin-English, Edited by P. Hünermann. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2012.

 

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

-       The Rites, Vol. 1, Pueblo Publishing Company/Liturgical Press, 3rd Edition (1990).  ISBN: 0814660150

-       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].

 

ST 636 – Sacraments of Penance and Anointing [3]

-       Baur, Benedict. Frequent Confession: Its Place in the Spiritual Life. New Rochelle, NY: Scepter, 1999. ISBN: 1889334162. 

-       Giesler, Michael E. Guidebook for Confessors. New Rochelle, NY: Scepter, 2010. ISBN: 9781594170911.
Out of print, but available electronically on iTunes and Barnes & Noble.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/guidebook-for-confessors/id404242196?mt=11

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/guidbook-for-confessors-michael-e-giesler/1026986097?ean=9781594171345 

-       Kasza, John. Understanding Sacramental Healing: Anointing and Viaticum. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2005. ISBN: 9781595250094. ISBN for electronic versions: 9781618330376 and 9781618330369. 

-       Some version of Pastoral Care of the Sick. Recommended version: Pastoral Care of the Sick (Bilingual Edition). New York: Catholic Book Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 0899421660.

-       Some version of The Rite of Penance. E.g., by Catholic Book Publishing, ISBN: 9780899425283.

-       Stasiak, Kurt. A Confessor’s Handbook. Rev. ed. New York: Paulist Press, 2010. ISBN: 0809146754.

 

ST 637 - Sacrament of the Eucharist [3]

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

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

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

 

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 641- Liturgiology [3]

-      Corbon, Jean. The Wellspring of Worship. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. ISBN: 1586170228.

-      Dalmais, Irenée Henri, et al. The Church at Prayer: An Introduction to the Liturgy Principles of the Liturgy. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 1987. ISBN: 0814613632.

-      Klauser, Theodor. A Short History of the Western Liturgy. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979.
ISBN: 0192132237.

-      Lang, Uwe Michael. The Voice of the Church at Prayer: Reflections on Liturgy and Language. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2012. ISBN: 1586177206.

-      Ratzinger, Joseph. The Spirit of the Liturgy. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2000. ISBN: 0898707846.

 

ST 664 - Ecclesiology [3]

-       No books required for this course.

 

ST 768 – Documents of Vatican II [3] 

-       The Documents of Vatican II, with Notes and Index. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2009.  

 

ST 822 –Early Thomism [3]

-        No books required for this course.

 

ST 824 –Thomism in Modernity [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 Craig Steven Titus, eds.  The Pinckaers Reader.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 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.

-       Jensen, Stephen J.  Good and Evil Actions.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 2010.

 

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.

-       May, William E., Rev. Ronald Lawler, O.F.M. Cap., & Joseph Boyle, Jr., Catholic Sexual Ethics, 3rd Edition, Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor Inc., 2011.

 

MT 640 – Medical Moral Theology [3]

-       Austriaco, O.P., Nicanor Pier Giorgio, Biomedicine & Beatitude (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of American Press, 2011.

 

MT 720/820 – Counsel, Conscience, and Casuistry [3]

* Most Important

-       * Grisez, Germain. Difficult Moral Questions. Franciscan Press 1997.

-       Marcus Tullius Cicero. De Officiis English and Latin. Harvard University Press, 1913.

-       Keenan, James F. and Thomas A. Shannon eds. The Context of Casuistry. Goergetown University Press, 1995

-       * Johnson, Albert R. & Stephen Toulmin. The Abuse of Casuistry. University of California Press, 1988.

-       Maryks, Robert Alexsander. Saint Cicero and the Jesuits. Ashgate, 2008.

-       Pascal, Blaise. Provincial Letters. Penguin Books, 1967.

-       * McIntosh, Mark A. Discernment and Truth. Herder and Herder, 2004.

 

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 741 – Patristic Christology [3]

REQUIRED BOOKS: Those marked with * mean that this translation is required.

-       Holy Bible. Any standard translation, such as the RSV, NRSV, NAB, or NABRE.

-       Ignatius of Antioch. The Seven Letters. Different editions/translations in print, also accessible on the www.

-       *Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho. Translated by Thomas B. Falls. Revised with an introduction by Thomas P. Halton. Washington, DC: CUA Press, 2003..

-       Irenaeus of Lyons. Adversus Haereses. Book 4. Available in the Ante-Nicene Fathers series, also accessible on the www.

-       Athanasius, On the Incarnation. Different editions/translations in print, also accessible on the www..

-       Gregory of Nazianzus, Theological Orations and Ep. 101. Different translations/editions in print and also accessible on the www. Recommended, but not necessary: in On God and Christ: St. Gregory of Nazianzus—The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius.  

-       *Gregory of Nazianzus.  Festal Orations. Trans. Nonna Verna Harrison. Popular Patristics Series. Yonkers, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2008.

-       *Cyril of Alexandria, On the Unity of Christ. Trans. John Anthony McGuckin. Popular Patristics Series. Yonkers, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1995.

-       Leo the Great. Tome to Flavian, Ep. to Palestinian Monks, and select Sermons on the Passion and the Resurrection. Different translations and editions available, including on the www.

-       *Maximus the Confessor, On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ. Trans. Paul M. Blowers and Robert Louis Wilken. Popular Patristics Series. Yonkers, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2003.

 

HT 750 – Celebration of the Mysteries: Introduction to Byzantine Liturgical Life [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]

-      The Rites, Vol. 1, Pueblo Publishing Company/Liturgical Press, 3rd Edition (1990).  ISBN: 0814660150

-      The Roman Missal Study Edition, Liturgical Press (2012).  ISBN: 0814463648.

 

PS 672 - Preaching: Preparation and Presentation [3]

-      No books required for this course

 

Updated 12/6/13

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