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Based on the firm belief that academic excellence should not be limited to those studying for a degree, the university takes pride in offering further education programmes (leading to Certificates of Advanced Study) and Individual Courses to anyone wishing to be immersed in the intellectual heritage of the Dominicans.

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A Brief History of Medieval Philosophy I

A Brief History of Medieval Philosophy I

Can we be both Christians and genuine philosophers? Are faith and philosophy mutually exclusive, or not?

A Brief History of Medieval Philosophy II

A Brief History of Medieval Philosophy II

Can we be both Christians and genuine philosophers? Are faith and philosophy mutually exclusive, or not?

A Brief Introduction to and Overview of Classical Religious Hinduism

A Brief Introduction to and Overview of Classical Religious Hinduism

There are many different spiritual pathways that were born in the Indian sub-continent: Buddhist, Jain, Sikh, for example, and others that came to India such as Christian and Muslim. Hindu spirituality which represents the spiritual quest of the vast majority of the people of India is rooted in the relentless and uninterrupted search of the seers from the Indian sub-continent.

A first Introduction to Theology

A first Introduction to Theology

This course will provide a general introduction to Theology.

Aesthetics

Aesthetics

Aesthetics is a wider term which includes all kinds of objects and experiences of art, beauty and life. There are many interconnected terms to the process of understanding and the enjoyment of beauty. Artistic experience, philosophy of art, philosophy of beauty, and philosophy of aesthetics are some of the different branches of aesthetics from a general perspective.

 

An Introduction to the New Testament using the Historical-Critical Method

An Introduction to the New Testament using the Historical-Critical Method

The first thing to say is that the New Testament is the second half of the Christian Bible, and follows the Old Testament and what Protestants call the Apocrypha – mostly intertestamental writings which continue to speak of God’s grace and his care for his people, the people of Israel. The New Testament is about Jesus, a Jew from Israel, who lived and died and was brought back to life again by God.

An Introduction to Thomas Aquinas

An Introduction to Thomas Aquinas

This course will enable you to explore his mind and to learn from Thomas Aquinas. The Dominican motto contemplata aliis tradere, which means contemplate and hand over to others is from Thomas, and this motto summarises the aims of the course.

Analytic Philosophy

Analytic Philosophy

This course seeks to introduce students to analytic philosophy. 

Aquinas' Notion of Friendship

Aquinas' Notion of Friendship

and its relevance to eternal happiness.

Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

This course introduces some of the key elements in Aristotle's thought. 

Being and Knowing

Being and Knowing

Essential Questions of Philosophy in this very complete course about Being and Knowing.

Biblical Hebrew 1

Biblical Hebrew 1

Learn biblical hebrew with this very interactive course, supported by videos, audio documents and biblical texts.

Bioethics I : Foundations of Modern Bioethics

Bioethics I : Foundations of Modern Bioethics

Legal, Philosophical and Moral dimension

Bioethics II : Informed Consent and Risk Analysis

Bioethics II : Informed Consent and Risk Analysis

Investigators have a duty to ensure subjects give not only informed, but voluntary consent?

Bioethics III: Clinical Ethics & Legal Implications

Bioethics III: Clinical Ethics & Legal Implications

Concerned with restoring and strengthening bonds between professionals, patients and families, not simply dealing with principles like bioethics.

Bonaventure and Creation

Bonaventure and Creation

We willl examine aspects of Bonaventure’s work pertaining to creation extending from the broad milieu encountered in his thirteenth-century context to specific, key, areas of his speculative thought. 

Bonaventure, the Preacher

Bonaventure, the Preacher

WORKS of ST. BONAVENTURE BREVILOQUIUM Introduction, Translation and Notes by Dominic V. Monti, O.F.M. Franciscan Institute Publications The Franciscan Institute Saint Bonaventure University Saint Bonaventure, NY 14

Bonaventure, the theologian

Bonaventure, the theologian

Franciscan insights into a holistic view of the natural world has long been recognized and, indeed, is central to the intuitive vision of Francis of Assisi.

Business English: an introduction

Business English: an introduction

This course is aimed at students who have a level B1 (CEFR) or higher in English.

Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Completing this course will be valuable for your future career in a sense that you will be able to build your unique way of analyzing your Business environment. By applying the concepts that we will discover together, you will be able to focus on the interests of your company while being ethical.

Canon Law - Part II

Canon Law - Part II

Law is a juridical system that organizes the social aspects of humankind. For that reason the systematic oranization, the content and the governing principle of canon law and its different branches should and do conform to how well the Church’s social dimension and social structures are understood at each moment in time.

Canon Law- Part I

Canon Law- Part I

Law is a juridical system that organizes the social aspects of humankind. For that reason the systematic oranization, the content and the governing principle of canon law and its different branches should and do conform to how well the Church’s social dimension and social structures are understood at each moment in time.

Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching (also known as Catholic Social Doctrine) sums up the teachings of the Church on social justice issues. It promotes a vision of a just society that is grounded in the Sacred Scriptures and in the wisdom gathered from experience by the Christian community as it has responded to social, economic, and political issues throughout history.

Christian-Muslim Dialogue and Secularization

Christian-Muslim Dialogue and Secularization

The aim is to explore some aspects of Christian-Muslim dialogue in Britain, against the climate of rising secularization of European societies and the changing dynamics of institutional religious channels in this context. It will also touch upon questions of faith, belonging and belief, after an in-depth analysis of the challenges secularism represents for inter-faith dialogue given the contemporary popularity of militant atheism.

Christology Part One

Christology Part One

Teaching, Death, Resurrection... History

Christology Part Three

Christology Part Three

  

Christology Part Two

Christology Part Two

Paul, John, Fathers of the Church, great Councils

Church History Part I

Church History Part I

Christianity is an historical religion; it’s a religion about an historical event: Jesus' life, death and resurrection. But there may be conflicts between the pastoral and the historical points of view.

Church History. Part II

Church History. Part II

The present course covers the beginning of the modern period, from the 16 th to the 18 th century. This period, especially the 16 th century, is a turning point in the history of Western culture.

Church History. Part III

Church History. Part III

African Church History.

We will not engage on a history of the missionary movement in Africa but rather on a history of indigenous forms of Christianity – that is to say the forms of life inspired by Christianity that were accepted, adapted and spread by Africans.

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics I

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics I

To show the implications of normative theories for specific moral issues or contemporary debates on particular ethical issues.

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics II

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics II

To show the implications of normative theories for specific moral issues or contemporary debates on particular ethical issues.

Critical Analysis of the Modern Theory of Human Rights: Lack of A Coherent Theoretical Framework

Critical Analysis of the Modern Theory of Human Rights:  Lack of A Coherent Theoretical Framework

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (henceforth UDHR) is both a point of arrival and a point of departure regarding our contemporary understanding of human rights. As a point of arrival, the UDHR is the result of an attempt to collate the “wisdom of the ages,” in order to find the best way to ensure the protection of the rights of all—especially after the atrocities committed during the two world wars.

 

David Hume: The Great Empiricist

David Hume: The Great Empiricist

This is a comprehensive and systematic course on the philosophy of David Hume – a prominent Scottish Enlightenment philosopher widely known for his influential system of philosophical empiricism, naturalism and scepticism. Based on his influential and extreme Empiricist ideas, Hume can be rightly considered as one of the most important philosophers of all time.

Divine Impassibility

Divine Impassibility

Divine Impassibility: A Thomistic Critique of Jürgen Moltmann’s Staurocentric Trinitarianism

Dominican History

Dominican History

Dominican History : The preaching campaign in the Lauragais 1206-1207

Dreifaltigkeit und Gnade bei Matthias Joseph Scheeben

Dreifaltigkeit und Gnade bei Matthias Joseph Scheeben

Der berühmte katholische Theologe Matthias Joseph Scheeben (1838-1888) wird hier studiert in der Sichtweise des "Konstruktionsprinzips" seiner Theologie: Gottes Dreifaltigkeit.

E-seminar : "New Homiletics", the preachers turn to the listener?

E-seminar : "New Homiletics", the preachers turn to the listener?

SEM 42 - Practical Theology/Homiletics

From 20th April to 15th June 2020

By Emmanuel Dumont

E-seminar : Archaeology and the Bible

E-seminar : Archaeology and the Bible

SEM 41 - Archaeology and the Bible  

From 7th October to 30th November 2019

by Hervé Tremblay 

FROM 7TH OCTOBER 2019 TO 30TH NOVEMBER 2019. SEMINAR CLOSED

E-seminar : Pastoral Theology

E-seminar : Pastoral Theology

SEM 40 - Pastoral Theology

October 7th - November 30th, 2019

presented by David H. Pereyra

 

FROM 7TH OCTOBER 2019 TO 30TH NOVEMBER 2019. SEMINAR CLOSED

E-seminar- Religious Exemptions in Liberal or Democratic States

E-seminar- Religious Exemptions in Liberal or Democratic States

SEM 43 - Philosophy and religious Studies

April 20th - June 15th, 2020

presented by Isaac Mutelo

E-Seminar: An Introduction to Asian Church History I

E-Seminar: An Introduction to Asian Church History I

E-seminar in Theology
by Adrian Judd
From 11th April to 6th June 2022

E-seminar: Analytical Jurisprudence: Theories and Practical Application

E-seminar: Analytical Jurisprudence: Theories and Practical Application

E-seminar in Philosophy and Law

by Isaac Mutelo

From 11th April to 6th June 2022

E-Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Homiletics

E-Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Homiletics

SEM49 - Practical Theology / Homiletics

4th October - 29th November 2021 

presented by Emmanuel Dumont, op

E-seminar: Indian Logic

E-seminar: Indian Logic

SEM - Philosophy 

5th October - 30th November 2020 

presented by Rajen Lakra

E-seminar: Issues in African Philosophy and Theology

E-seminar: Issues in African Philosophy and Theology

SEM - Philosophy and Theology

5th October - 30th November 2020 

presented by Cornelius Ewuoso

E-Seminar: Natural  Law: its  origin  and  implication

E-Seminar: Natural  Law: its  origin  and  implication

E-seminar - Philosophy and Natural Law
by Lorenzo Gallo
From 5th to 26th July 2021 - Summer Course

E-Seminar: Orthodox theology and the future of ecumenical dialogue

E-Seminar: Orthodox theology and the future of ecumenical dialogue

E-seminar in Theology
by Jesmond Micallef
From 12th April to 7th June 2021

E-seminar: Our Doors Are Open. Welcoming People with Disabilities at Places of Worship

E-seminar: Our Doors Are Open. Welcoming People with Disabilities  at Places of Worship

SEM66 - Seminar in Theology

4th October - 29th November 2021

presented by David H. Pereyra

E-Seminar: Reading and Understanding the Additions to Daniel

E-Seminar: Reading and Understanding the Additions to Daniel

E-seminar in Theology
by John J. Lynch
From 3rd October to 28th November 2022

E-seminar: The Dignity of the Human Person

E-seminar: The Dignity of the Human Person

E-seminar in Philosophy and Social Sciences
by Jaco Kruger
From 11th April to 6th June 2022

E-Seminar: Upholding Human Rights and Justice Today: Religion, Media, and NGOs

E-Seminar: Upholding Human Rights and Justice Today: Religion, Media, and NGOs

SEM48 - Human Rights, Philosophy and Religious Studies

4th October - 29th November 2021 

presented by Isaac Mutelo

Eastern Church history and cultural landmarks

Eastern Church history and cultural landmarks

This course will look at some issues of theological controversy between East and West.

Ecclesiology

Ecclesiology

This course explores the mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II.

Ecumenical Biblical Hermeneutics

Ecumenical Biblical Hermeneutics

The aim of this first set of readings is to gain familiarity and/or to review the literary history of the Bible: namely, religious, socio-political, cultural factors which shaped the structure and content of both testaments.

Ecumenical Hagiology

Ecumenical Hagiology

In the lives of the sains lifes " lives" the Christian vision of God, man, and the world which stand all​ out very clearly. Men can learn almost as much about the real meaning of Christianity from the legends of the saints produced within the tradition of the Church as from the authentic lives themselves. Through the reading and studying the lifes of the saints​ who arrived before us in the promised land​, we came to know how God works in the daily lives of Christians and how faith can be lived not only in good times but especially during persecution and suffering. This helps us to appreciate more our faith and make us grow in loving our brothers as part of God's providence.

Ecumenical Theology

Ecumenical Theology

As reasoned discourse about God ecumenical theology is focussing on God’s will for unity among Christians. 

EPISTEMOLOGY

EPISTEMOLOGY

Etymologically, the word Epistemology is derived from two Greek words episteme (knowledge) and logos (the science of knowledge). Thus the word ‘Epistemology’ would mean knowledge of knowledge or science of knowledge and is more commonly called a theory of knowledge. This philosophical term is commonly associated with the inquiry of truth and knowledge.

Ethics: from Ancient to Modern

Ethics: from Ancient to Modern

This course will take students through ethical discourse from the time of Plato to Aristotle, then to Kant and utilitarians. 

Financial Management

Financial Management

To understand the basic notion on financial management specially on the key principles of finance, the important role that financial markets have on the economy.

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