2012-2013 Course SyllabusCourse 112 Religious Studies IAll Sections |
Course Description: Throughout this year long (two semester) Religious Studies I course, the students will study the person of Jesus Christ and begin the process of the Marist mission “to make Jesus known and loved”. This course will look at the life, values, and teachings of Jesus as a way to lead a meaningful life. Special attention will be given to Jesus’ life goal of bringing about the reign of God and living His example of showing special concern for the poor. The material covered in this course will serve as a common backdrop for future courses in the Religious Studies Curriculum. In addition, the students will be introduced to the traditions/heritage of what it means to be part of a Marist School. Please note: A student does not need to be Catholic Christian to succeed in this course.challenges hat are uniquely theirs. The theology of the course is ‘religion relates and responds to human experiences. The students will examine the truths of the Catholic faith and how they can pre meaning for young people today. |
Course Learning Outcomes: |
Content Objectives: Students will: 1. Explore how the mystery of faith is rooted in Scripture and personal experience 2. Examine the various dimensions of faith: personal, communal, global 3. Compare and contrast the elements of religion with those of faith 4. Introduce the concept of the Incarnation and its importance in Christianity 5. Study the Trinity and how it relates to Christian Life 6. Examine the role of God’s intervention in human history 7. Look at the person of Jesus Christ as Savior, Redeemer and Emmanuel 8. Examine the role of Mary in salvation history and her impact/meaning on people of faith 9. Introduced the Church’s teaching on the human person as the foundation of her social teachings 10. Study the role of freedom and grace in our lives and its impact on decision-making11. Explore the connection of Jesus...