Elenco corsi a.a. 2016/2017
Anno accademico 2016/2017

Teologia fondamentale RA0301

Sede di Gerusalemme


From Theodicy to Theology; from a Catechetical to a scientific level, getting acquainted with the basic vocabulary and tools of the “sacra scientia”.


From Biblical revelation, to Christian experience (believing, celebrating, living), to theology – The sources of theology – Subject and formal object – Relations between faith and reason – An ecclesial vocation: theologians and the Magisterium – Theology as science – Methods in theology. Learning Outcomes: - The students will be able to pass from Theodicy to Theology; from an ecclesial experience and catechetical doctrine to a scientific reflection. - They will become acquainted with both the basic tools of the “sacra scientia” and the specific procedures of theological method.


Textbook: Professor’s notes Benedict XVI. Spe salvi (Vatican City, Lev2007); CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF FAITH, Dominus Iesus (Vatican City, Lev 2000); DAVIS STEPHEN T., Christian Philosophical Theology (Oxford, Oup 2006); DAWES GREGORY W., The Historical Jesus Question. The Challengeof History to Religious Authority (London, Westminster J. Knox Press 2001); DENZINGER HEINRICH-PETER HÜNERMANN, Enchiridion Symbolorum. A Compendium of Creeds, Definitions and Declarations of the Catholic Church [Latin & English text] (San Francisco, Ignatius Press 2012); DULLES AVERY, The Assurance of Things Hoped For (Oxford, Oup 1996); ID., A History of Apologetics (San Francisco, Ignatius Press 32005); FLANNERY AUSTIN, The Basic 16 Documents of Vatican Council II (New York, St Paul 1980); KITTEL GERHARD GERHARD FRIEDRICH and GEOFFREY W. BROMILEY (ed.), Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (Grand Rapids, Eerdmans 2006); MACQUARRIE JOHN, Principles of Christian Theology (London, Scm, new impr. 2003); MCGRATH ALISTER E., Christian Theology. An Introduction (Oxford, Oup 2001); MCINERNY RALPH, Praeambula Fidei. Thomism and the God ofthe Philosophers (Washington, Cua 2007); NODET ETIENNE-JUSTIN TAYLOR, Essai sur les origines duChristianisme. Une secte éclatée (Paris, Cerf 1998); Eng. The origins of Christianity. An Exploration (Collegeville, M.Glazier Liturgical Press 1998); O’COLLINS GERALD, Rethinking Fundamental Theology (Oxford, Oup 2011); PENNA ROMANO, L’ambiente storico-culturale delle originicristiane. Una documentazione ragionata (Bologna, Dehoniane 2012); ID., La fede cristiana alle sue origini (Cinisello, San Paolo 2013); ID., Gesù di Nazaret nelle culture del suo tempo (Bologna, Dehoniane 2013); RAHNER KARL, Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introductionto the Idea of Christianity (New York, Seabury Press 1978); RATZINGER JOSEPH, Principles of Catholic Theology: BuildingStones for a Fundamental Theology (San Francisco, Ignatius Press 21989); THEISSEN GERD-ANNETTE MERZ, The Historical Jesus: A Comprehensive Guide (Philadelphia, Augsburg Fortress Pub. 1998); ID.-DAGMAR WINTER, The Quest for the Plausible Jesus: the Question of Criteria (Louisville, Westminster John Knox 2002); WRIGHT NICHOLAS T., Christian Origins and the question of God. (London, Spck 1999).