Modern History of the Catholic Church
Instructor 1: Ciani, Adrian
Course Code: 
SAH2424HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course is an overview of the modern era of ecclesiastical history.˜ Beginning with the ??Enlightenment?, we will examine the relationship between the Catholic Church and the world until Vatican II.˜ In the way we will look at the age of revolution, what new ideas like liberalism meant and how popes of the nineteenth century sought to deal with them.˜ The worldwide missionary experience of the Catholic Church at the time, as well as the rich history of Canadian Catholicism will be discussed.˜ Pius IX, Vatican I and the pontificate of Leo XIII will be a key part of the course, as well an examination of the issues that the Church had to confront in the twentieth century, such as world wars and the holocaust.˜ Light will be shed on these topics trough assigned readings, biographical studies and the study of examples of art and architecture from the period.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2017
Fall 2014
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
11:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Fri
Minimum: 
8
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: 
Other