Think Theologically! One of our main goals as a theology faculty is to help young people think theologically and critically.
Theology is not catechesis, although catechesis is a component of theology. Theology is an academic discipline that based on critical, scientific injury and seeks to understand faith through Scripture, tradition, reason, and experience.
The Church does her thinking at the university!
"Studying theology at Marian has equipped me with thorough knowledge of the Church and her teachings, and has prepared me for being a teacher through the wide array of topics studied within this major."
Here are the core theological courses that students will take:
Here are some other theological courses that students will take in the program:
"During my time as a theology student at Marian, I learned that I will forever be a student of my faith. Catholicism is expansive, diverse, and an ever-unfolding mosaic of beauty; it’s truly a field I could spend my whole life exploring and always be learning something new!"
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