THE 3215: Course Schedule - Fall 2016 (projected):

1 | Thu Sep 1 | Introduction and Overview

READ:

COMPLETE (in class):

UNIT 1: MARY THROUGH THE AGES

UNIT 1 - A: Mary and Marian Themes in the Old and New Testaments

2 | WED Sep 7 | Mary in the Drama of the Bible | It’s All About Jesus

READ:

  • Psalms 1 - 6
  • Matthew 1:1 - 25
  • Mark 1:1
  • Luke 1:1 - 4
  • John 1:1 - 18

COMPLETE:

3 | Thu Sep 8 | Identity and Holiness in Christ

READ:

  • Psalms 7 - 12
  • Ephesians 1 - 3 - Outline

COMPLETE:

4 | Mon Sep 12 | Identity and Holiness in the Church READ:

  • Psalms 13 - 18
  • Ephesians 4 - 6

COMPLETE:

5 | Thu Sep 15 | The Birth of Jesus in the Pauline Writings

READ:

  • Psalms 19 - 24
  • Philippians 2:6 – 11
  • Romans 1:3 – 4
  • Galatians 1:19, 4:4, 21 – 31
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Introduction – Chapter 1, pgs. 1 – 21
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Introduction and Immaculate Conception,” pgs. v - 3

COMPLETE:

6 | Mon Sep 19 | Mary in the Gospels of Mark and Matthew

READ:

  • Psalms 25 - 30
  • Mark 3:31 – 35; 6:1 – 6a; 15:40, 47; 16:1
  • Matthew 1:1 – 25; 12:46 – 50; 13:53 – 58
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Birth of Mary and Presentation,” pgs. 4 - 11

COMPLETE:

7 | Thu Sep 22 | Mary in the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles

READ:

  • Psalms 31 - 36
  • Luke 1:26 – 56; 2:1 – 52; 3:23; 4:16 – 30; 8:19 – 21; 11:27 – 28
  • Acts 1:14
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Annunciation, Nativity, Presentation, and Ascension,” pgs. 12 - 23, 32 - 35

COMPLETE:

8 | Mon Sep 26 | Mary in the Gospel of John and Book of Revelation

READ:

  • Psalms 37 - 42
  • John 1:13; 2:1 – 12; 6:42; 7:1 – 10, 40 – 43; 8:41; 19:25 – 27
  • Revelation 12:1–17
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Wedding at Cana and Passion of Christ,” pgs. 24 - 31

COMPLETE:

9 | Thu Sep 29 | Marian Themes in the Old Testament | RECEIVE TAKE HOME EXAM 1

READ:

  • Psalms 43 - 48
  • Genesis 3:15
  • Isaiah 7:14, 66:7 – 14
  • Proverbs 8:1 – 36
  • Sirach 24:1 – 34
  • Wisdom 7:22b – 8:4
  • Zephaniah 3:14 – 20
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 2, pgs. 23 – 36
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Virgin Mother,” pgs. 36 - 39

COMPLETE:

UNIT 1 – B: Mary and Marian Themes in the Early Church Age

10 | Mon Oct 3 | Mary in the 2nd – 3rd Centuries

READ:

  • Psalms 49 - 54
  • Protoevangelium of James, Online
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 3, pgs. 39 – 52
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Mary at Prayer,” pgs. 40 - 43

COMPLETE:

11 | Thu Oct 6 | Mary in the 4th – 9th Centuries

READ:

  • Psalms 55 - 60
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapters 4 and 6-8, pgs. 55 – 65, 81 – 122
  • Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, online
  • Cyril of Alexandria, Anathema 1 Against Nestorius and Second Letter to Nestorius, online
  • Leo I, Tome, online
  • The Akathist Hymn, online
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Intercessor,” pgs. 44 - 47

COMPLETE:

12 | Thu Oct 13 | Mary in Islam and the Qur’an

READ:

  • Psalms 61 - 66
  • Qur’an, Surah 19:1 – 98 online
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 5, pgs. 67 – 79

COMPLETE:

UNIT 1 – C: Mary and Marian Themes in the Middle Ages

13 | Mon Oct 17 | Mary in the 10th – 16th Centuries

READ:

  • Psalms 67 - 72
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 9 – 10, pgs. 125 – 151
  • Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, III, Question 27, Articles 1-6, online

COMPLETE:

UNIT 1 – D: Mary and Marian Themes in the Reformation Age

14 | Thu Oct 20 | Mary in the 17th – 18th Centuries During the Protestant and Catholic Reformations

READ:

  • Psalms 73 - 78
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 11, pgs. 153 – 163
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “First Saint,” pgs. 48 - 51

COMPLETE:

UNIT 1 – E: Mary and Marian Themes in the Modern Age

15 | Mon Oct 24 | Mary in the 19th Century and the Immaculate Conception

READ:

  • Psalms 79 - 84
  • Pius IX, Ineffabilis Deus (Dec 8, 1854), online
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 12 – 14, pgs. 165 – 200

COMPLETE:

16 | Thu Oct 27 | Mary in the 20th Century and the Assumption

READ:

  • Psalms 85 - 90
  • Pius XII, Munificentissimus Deus (Nov 1, 1950), online
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 15, pgs. 201 – 213

COMPLETE:

17 | Mon Oct 31 | Mary in the 20th Century and John Paul II | RECEIVE TAKE HOME EXAM 2

READ:

  • Psalms 91 - 96
  • John Paul II, Redemptoris Mater, online
  • Pelikan, Mary Through the Centuries, Chapter 16, pgs. 215 – 223
  • Beckett, Art of Mary, “Queen of Heaven,” pgs. 52 - 55

COMPLETE:

UNIT 2: MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF MARY

18 | Thu Nov 3 | Introduction to Mary and Christian Mysticism

READ:

  • Psalms 97 - 102
  • Adrienne von Speyr, Mary in the Redemption, pgs. 7 - 18

COMPLETE:

19 | Thu Nov 10 | NO CLASS - Professor at Academic Conference

READ:

  • Psalms 103 - 108

20 | Mon Nov 14 | Mary in the Redemption (continued)

READ:

  • Psalms 109 - 114
  • Adrienne von Speyr, Mary in the Redemption, pgs. 18 - 92

COMPLETE:

21 | Thu Nov 17 | Mary in the Redemption (continued)

READ:

  • Psalms 115 - 120
  • Adrienne von Speyr, Mary in the Redemption, pgs. 93 - 123

COMPLETE:

UNIT 3: THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS

22 | Mon Nov 21 | Introduction to Mother Teresa of Calcutta | Introduction to Carmelite Spirituality and the Teresas

READ:

  • Psalms 121 - 126
  • Mother Teresa, Come Be My Light, Preface, Introduction, Chapters 1 - 2, pgs. xi - 38
  • Mother Teresa Documentary (in class)

COMPLETE:

23 | Mon Nov 28 | Mother Teresa

READ:

  • Psalms 127 - 132
  • Mother Teresa, Come Be My Light, Chapters 3 - 5, pgs. 39 - 103

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Mary and the Saints Assignment Sheet 22

24 | Thu Dec 1 | Mother Teresa

READ:

  • Psalms 133 - 138
  • Mother Teresa, Come Be My Light, Chapters 6 - 8, pgs. 104 - 177

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Mary and the Saints Assignment Sheet 23

25 | Mon Dec 5 | Mother Teresa

READ:

  • Psalms 139 - 144
  • Mother Teresa, Come Be My Light, Chapters 9 - 11, pgs. 178 - 266

COMPLETE:

26 | Mon Dec 12 | Mother Teresa

READ:

  • Psalms 145 - 150
  • Mother Teresa, Come Be My Light, Chapters 12 - 13 and Conclusion, pgs. 267 - 340

COMPLETE:

27 | Fri Dec 16 | Final Research Paper

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