Elenco corsi a.a. 2014/2015
Anno accademico 2014/2015

Seminario per la sintesi teologica RA1205

Sede di Gerusalemme
Primo semestre


Accompanying the 4th year students in their Synthesis ad Baccalaureatum. For 4th year students to correctly draft written and oral exams.


1. Premise: Theology: a permanent ecclesial vocation-The Mystery of the Trinity as source, centre and goal of all. 2. Jesus of Nazareth, Son of God and Messiah. 3. Jesus Christ makes the unity of both Revelation and Christian Life. 4. The Church: mystery, constitution, mission. 5. Constitutive elements of Mariology. 6. Constitutive principles of Sacramental-Liturgical Theo-logy. 7. Constitutive principles of Moral Synthesis. 8. The search for unity among the different Christian Churches. 9. Evangelization and inter-religious dialogue. Jesus Christ as the Universal Saviour. 10. Theology as symbolic communication. Learning Outcomes: Accompanying the 4th year students in their Synthesis ad Baccalaureatum, enabling them to correctly draft their final written and oral exams from both the contents and the methodology points of view. After summarizing the main cross-field themes of the Biblical-Theological curriculum, and focusing on their intrinsic connections, the students will be competent to bring them into a harmonious unity.


Textbook: Handouts of the Lecturer. In addition to text-books studied during the quadriennium and bibliography used for the personal Bac. Synthesis, the following are recommended: ALETTI J.-N., Jésus-Christ fait-il l’unité du Nouveau Testament? (Paris, Desclée, 1995); IT: Gesù Cristo: Unità del Nuovo Testamento? (Roma, Borla 1995); ES: Jesu-Cristo ¿ factor de unidad del Nuevo Testamento? (Salamanca, Secretariado Trinitario 2000); AMATO A., Gesù il Signore (Bologna, Dehoniane 62003); BALTHASAR H.U., Love alone is credible (San Francisco, Ignatius Press 2007); CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF FAITH, The Ecclesial Vocation of the Theologian (Vatican City, Lev 1990); CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF FAITH, On some aspects of Evangelization (Vatican City,Lev, 2007); D’COSTA G., The Meeting of Religions and the Trinity (Edinburgh, T&T Clark 2000); DOYLE D.M., Communion Ecclesiology. Vision and Versions (London, Orbis Books 2000); DURRWELL F.-X., Le Père. Dieu en son mystère (Paris, Du Cerf 1993); DURRWELL F.-X., The indispensable role of Resurrection in our Salvation (Liguori: Redemptorist Publ., 2004). HART D., The Beauty of the Infinite. The Aesthetics of Christian Truth (Grand Rapids, Eerdmans 2004); HUNT A., Trinity: nexus of the mysteries of Christian Faith (New York, Orbis Books, 2005); INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGICAL COMMISSION, On the Interpretation of Dogmas (Vatican City, Lev 1990); INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGICAL COMMISSION, The hope of salvation for infants who die without being baptised (Vatican City, Lev 2007); O’COLLINS G., The Tripersonal God. Understanding and Interpreting the Trinity (Mahwah, Paulist Press 1999); PONTIFICAL BIBLICAL COMMISSION, The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church (Vatican City, Lev, 1993); SCHILLEBEECKX E., Christ the sacrament of the encounter with God (Franklin, Sheed & Ward, 51999); SULLIVAN F., Creative Fidelity: Weighing and Interpreting Documents of the Magisterium (Dublin, Gill and MacMillan, 1996); SULLIVAN F., Magisterium: Teaching Authority in the Catholic Church (Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publ, 2002).