Upon successful completion of the course, the student will know the fundamental axes on which pastoral theology is established, learn about her dimensions, understand the ecumenical dimensions of Church' sacraments, deepen on sacraments' issues, and become familiar with the therapeutic approach of Pastoral work. By their written assignments also, they look closer important primary sources of Pastoral Theology
Course Content (Syllabus)
Course examines methodology of pastoral theology in ecclesiastical tradition as well as basic theoretical coordinates of the pastoral work. It also presents the work of Divine Economy as the basis of Pastoral Theology, the Therapeutic content of pastoral work, and the issues of Precision and Economy in church practice. It is also investigated the pastoral and ecumenical dimensions of Church sacraments, and the ecclesiological characte of Pastoral Theology. It deepens on sacraments' issues, pastoral and moral problems of marriage, and answers about the mystery of repentance. Finally, it's given a pastoral approach of death.
Pastoral Theology, Sacraments, Ecclesiology, Marriage, Death, Ethics, Divine Economy