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The Bible and the Liturgy


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Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo , PhD
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The Bible and the Liturgy 

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This course examines the Christian Faith, with special emphasis on the Sacraments and their biblical background. Through a carefully study of the Bible, Catechism, and early Church artwork, architecture, and liturgy, students grow dramatically in their appreciation of the Faith and its rich biblical background and are given the knowledge, tools, and confidence to employ the Bible as the major tool in future catechetical endeavors. 

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                                               The Bible and the Liturgy

                                                      Pontifex University

 

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Sebastian A. Carnazzo, PhD

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course examines the Christian Faith, with a special emphasis on the Sacraments and their biblical background. Through a careful study of the Bible, Catechism, and early Church artwork, architecture, and liturgy, students grow dramatically in their appreciation of the Faith and its rich biblical background and are given the knowledge, tools, and confidence to employ the Bible as the major tool in future catechetical endeavors.

 

REQUIRED RESOURCES:

  • A Catholic Bible

  • Catechism of the Catholic Church

  • Jean Danielou, The Bible and the Liturgy (Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University, 1956).

  • Robin Jensen, Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual, and Theological Dimensions (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2012).

     

    RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:

  • Scott Hahn. A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God’s Covenant Love in Scripture (Cincinnati, OH: St. Anthony Messenger Press, 1998).

  • RSV CE, Ignatius Press, 2nd Edition, hardcover or leatherette.

  • Joseph Ratzinger, Spirit of the Liturgy, 2nd Ed. (San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2014).

 

COURSE SCHEDULE:

 

  1. Introduction to Biblical and Liturgical Catechesis: Danielou 3-34

     

  2. Revelation and the Bible: CCC 1-184

     

  3. Salvation History in the OT and NT: Hahn, CCC 185-1065

  4. Festal Cycle of Israel in the Bible and Early Church: Danielou 222-347

     

  5. Baptism: CCC 1066-1284, Danielou 35-113, Jensen 1-90

     

  6. Confirmation: CCC 1285-1321, Danielou 114-126, Jensen 91-213

     

  7. Eucharist in OT and NT: CCC 1322-1419, Danielou 127-190

     

  8. Reconciliation: CCC 1420-1498, Danielou 208-221

Anointing of Sick, Viaticum, Sacramentals and Funerals: CCC 1499-1532, 1667-1690

 

9. Matrimony: CCC 1533-1535, 1601-1666, Danielou 191-207

Religious Celibacy: CCC 915, 1579, 1599, 2399, 1580

 

10.Holy Orders: CCC 1536-1600

Role of the Bishop of Rome: OT Types and NT fulfillment: CCC 874-896 11.Mary—OT types and NT fulfillments: CCC 721-726

  1. The Church: CCC748 – 870

     

  2. Public and Private Prayer Life: CCC1066 -1209, 2558 – 2865 14.Salvation: CCC 1691 – 1748

15.Review

 

EXAMINATIONS: There are two exams for the course. The first exam is a midterm. The second exam is a comprehensive final. The format for both exams is subjective short essay. The students will be allowed 3 hours to complete each exam. Both exams are open bible but not open notes. The students may use, however, any notes that are written in their bibles so notes should be taken carefully throughout the semester.

 

GRADING: The student’s course grade is based on the Midterm score (50%) and Final score (50%).

Here is the class outline:

1. A Biblical Catechesis

Lesson 1

2. Revelation and the Bible: CCC1-184

Lesson 2

3. Salvation History in the OT and NT: Hahn, CCC 185-1065

Lesson 3

4. Festal Cycle of Israel in the Bible and Early Church: Danielou 222-347

Lesson 4

5. Baptism: CCC1066-1284, Danielou 35-113, Jensen 1-90

Lesson 5

6. Confirmation: CCC 1285-1321, Danielou 114-126, Jensen 91-213

Lesson 6

7. Eucharistin OT and NT: CCC 1322-1419, Danielou 127-190

Lesson 7

8. Reconciliation: CCC1420-1498, Danielou 208-221 Anointing of Sick, Viaticum ...

Lesson 8

9. Matrimony: CCC 1533-1535, 1601-1666, Danielou 191-207 Religious Celibacy: CCC 915, 1579 ..

Lesson 9

10. Midterm

Midterm Exam

11. Holy Orders: CCC 1536-1600 Role of the Bishop of Rome: OT Types and NT fulfillment: CCC 874-896

Lesson 10

12. Mary—OT types and NT fulfillments: CCC 721-726

Lesson 11

13. The Church: CCC748 – 870

Lesson 12

14. Public and Private Prayer Life: CCC1066 -1209, 2558 – 2865

Lesson 13

15. Salvation: CCC 1691 – 1748

Lesson 14

16. Art Discussion

Lesson 15

17. The Bible and the Liturgy: Recap of the Course

18. Final Exam Study Guide

Please use this as a study guide for the final exam which is under assignments.

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