Welcome to Paschal Mystery: 1st Semester
Welcome back. Introductions. Class Information Notes How to create your Notebook. What is Theology? What is Paschal Mystery? What is Ecclesiology?
Week 1 Aug 16-18 In The Beginning
The Story: Big Picture of Scripture
Creation Accounts and Creationism
Attributes of God
Human Beings Icon of Trinitarian God
Eden -Original Happiness.
Definitions: Biblical interpretation, Divine Inspiration, Fundamentalism, Hyper-Rationalism, Contextualism, Imago Dei, True Freedom. Holiness, Pure Love, Complimentarity, Trinitarian Communion, Original holiness, Original justice, Seen and Unseen Creation.The Plan
Orange Book Assignments: Read pgs 11-24, Review Q's 1-7 pg 24.
Week 2-3, Aug 17-28 Catastrophic Fall
The Fall of the Angels-The Reality of Satan
Genesis 3: Original Sin and Religious Truth
Catastrophy of the Fall: God, Self, Others, Nature
The Hole and Innate Desire
The Sin Disease
Gen 4: Sin as Predator
Original Sin, The Fall, Satan, Angels, Free Will, Pride, Envy, Concupiscence, The Spread of Sin, The sin-cycle, Fratricide, Tower of Babel.
Read pg 25-39, Reviews 1-6, pg 35
Week 4-5, Aug 31-Sept 11 Sacrifices and Covenants
Sacrifices and Oaths
The Role of Blood in religion
The Old Testament Covenants/Israel as Bride
The Passover Lamb
God Keeps His Promises
Definitions: The Exile, Paschal Mystery, Polytheism, Monotheism, Infidelity, Circumcision, the Passover, Haggadah, Anamnesis and Memorial, Levites, High Priest, Theophany, Patriarchs, The Ark of the Covenant, The Tabernacle, The Day of Atonement, Covenant, Blood of the Covenant. Sacrificial offerings, Messiah, Hope.
Orange Book: pg 41-55 Reviews pg 55 1-7.
Week 6, Sept 14-25 Let it Be Done
Messianic Expectation/Fulfillment: Prophecy and Typology
Mary The New Ark, New Eve, New Esther
Mary: The Immaculate Conception,Theotokos, Perpetual Virgin, and Assumption
Definitions: Theotokos, Immaculate Conception, Annunciation, Foreshadowed, Christological, Acronymn, YAHWEH, Incarnation, Expiation, Jesus, Christ, Son of God, Savior, ICHTHYS, Lord
Orange Book: Read pgs 57-71, Reviews 1-7 pg 71.