Exploring Catholic Theology

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Exploring Catholic Theology

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In this course by Boston College’s Fr. Harvey Egan, an award-winning teacher and one of America’s leading theologians, you will grapple with life’s ultimate questions as you explore our rich Christian heritage.

Today, only a fortunate few have had the opportunity to study the profound depths of Christianity’s central truths. Now, with the aid of Fr. Egan’s exceptional teaching, you will discover deeper insights into the meaning and salvific value of Christian truths. Exploring Catholic Theology shows the Christian faith as a powerful whole, allowing you to explore the full range of life’s greatest mysteries.

As you listen to 24 thorough yet accessible lectures, you will focus on the great Christian truths while also considering smaller ones. To grasp these truths, you will tackle essential scriptural, exegetical, dogmatic, historical, theological, and ecumenical questions. In addition to using new insights from Vatican II and contemporary Christian thinkers, you will encounter perspectives from various traditions.

These pearls of wisdom reveal the universality of our quest to comprehend life’s purpose: our one humanity, our one world, our one cosmos. Drawing on a lifetime of teaching, Fr. Egan imparts powerful wisdom to lifelong Catholics about the mysteries of existence. Gain a deeper awareness of the full richness of our Christian heritage today.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
  • The Mystery of Existence
  • The Human Person
  • Evil
  • Death
  • World Religions
  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Jesus the Christ
  • Christ Crucified
  • Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection
  • Jesus’ Ascension
  • Pentecost
  • The Trinitarian God
  • The Church
  • The Sacraments
  • The Scriptures
  • Christian Life
  • The Virgin Mary and the Saints
  • Mysticism and Prayer
  • Church and State
  • Neuralgic Issues
  • Purgatory
  • Hell
  • New Creation
About Your Presenter

Fr. Harvey D. Egan, S.J., D.Theol., is a leading expert on Christian mysticism and the thought of Karl Rahner. He is Emeritus Professor of Systematic and Mystical Theology at Boston College, where he taught for forty years. He previously taught at the College of the Holy Cross and Santa Clara University. Fr. Egan received his doctorate of theology under the direction of Karl Rahner from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany, and he is the recipient of the Robert H. Goddard Distinguished Alumni Award from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 

He is the author of several books, including Soundings in the Christian Mystical Tradition (Liturgical Press, 2010), Karl Rahner: Mystic of Everyday Life (Crossroad, 1998), An Anthology of Christian Mysticism (Liturgical Press, 1991), and Christian Mysticism: The Future of a Tradition (Pueblo Publishing, 1984). Fr. Egan has also translated many writings by Karl Rahner, and he has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and entries in anthologies.

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