The Papacy in the Modern World
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Worcester, Thomas
Graduate degree students enrol in RGH6031HS
Course Code: 
RGH3031HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This seminar-style course examines the history and development of the papacy ca. 1500 to today, i.e., from Julius II and Michelangelo, to the French Revolution, to encyclicals and Catholic Social Teaching, to the Second Vatican Council, and to the itinerant, global papacy from Paul VI to Francis. Emphasis on changing expectations of what popes do and how they do it. Reading and discussion of primary sources, as well as key examples of recent work on these topics.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2020
Start Time: 
14:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Tue
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
24
Enrolment Notes: 
Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Research Paper
Short Paper