Syllabus (Fall 2022)
- What is this Return to God class?
- The Return to God: Syllabus & Class Bones (Fall 2022)
- Why do I need a spiritual partner for the Return to God class?
- The Best Free Computer Resources for Catholic Theology
- How do I use the Catholic Study Bible?
Theme 1: Creation
- Genesis 1-3 Theological Dive: Why did God create us? What does it mean that we are fallen?
- Who is St. Maximus the Confessor?
- Who is St. Francis of Assisi?
Theme 2: Fall
- The Fall of Man: A Close Reading of St. Maximus the Confessor’s Ad Thalassium 61
- The Life of St. Augustine and How to Read his Confessions
Theme 3: Christ
- John’s Gospel: The Descent & Ascent of the Logos
- Christ’s Reunification of the Cosmos: St. Maximus the Confessor’s Ambiguum 41
Theme 4: Liturgy
- Introduction to Liturgy, part 1: What is Traditional Christian Liturgy? (Citing CCC & the Didache)
- Introduction to Liturgy, part 2: What is the Purpose of Traditional Christian Liturgy? (Citing Schmemann’s For the Life of the World)