With a major in theology, you will gain knowledge and understanding of Catholic theology, including the Bible, the creeds, and the ideas and practices of Catholicism and other major religions.
Students majoring in theology often double major in English, history, philosophy, psychology, science or sociology. The Bachelor of Arts includes two semesters of foreign language study and a requirement to complete a 20-credit minor in another academic field.
Visiting scholar Dr. Raphael Jospe, a professor of Jewish philosophy at Ariel University in the West Bank, explores Jerusalem’s significance for the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths, and whether or not their claims to the city can be reconciled. A contentious, complex and volatile issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Jerusalem arouses deep emotions from all sides of the debate.
Theology professor Dr. Daniel Sheridan on the significance of the Second Vatican Council.
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MaryAnn Sheridan uses film to help students understand religious faith. According to renowned Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, in his life there are only two things: movies and religion.
In this talk, theology professor Dr. Steve Bridge relives the exciting highlights and unexpected adventures of an ambitious quest to retrace the footsteps of Saint Paul. (Acts 1:8).
In his second year of research, Dr. Bridge travels to Turkey and Greece. Become part of his travels as you look at his photos on flickr.
Theology professor Steven Bridge received this year's faculty development grant, which will allow him to study abroad for weeks at a time over the next three years. In May, Dr. Bridge went to Jerusalem for two months where he will begin his research on the Apostle Paul. He plans to travel through Turkey and Greece during his second year, and visit Rome during the third year. read more
Dr. Bridge documents his two-month trip through the Holy Land. Look at his photos on flickr.
Students pitch in to help alumnus dedicated to affordable housing for all.
Mary Anne Wallace '63 manages a nonproit marine ministry group in the Marine Trade Center on Portland's waterfront, where it provides care and compassion along with clothing, magazines, phone cards and just about anything else foreign crews need when they make it to port.