Resurrection Belief: The Theological Treasure of the Middle Ages
Date: June 2014
Duration: 4 hours 32 minutes
Take a journey through Christian history to discover the fascinating theology of the Resurrection.
Catholics believe that Christ died, was buried, and will come again. Through His own resurrection and the resurrection of all humans, Christ delivers us to grace and restoration. Now, in Resurrection Belief: The Theological Treasure of the Middle Ages, you will come to understand the history of the theology of the Resurrection.
The Middle Ages gave rise to a rich theology of the Resurrection that flourished in the art and preaching of the time. In this series, you will explore Resurrection theology in the thought of such theologians as St. Bonaventure and St. Thomas Aquinas.
As you listen to these twelve thoughtful lectures, you will discover a treasury of medieval Resurrection theology. You begin with an overview of the Resurrection in the New Testament and the early Church, looking at story of Christ’s descent into Hell and the witness of Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary. You will also come to understand what medieval theologians believed about the origins of human beings, and above all, the fate of the blessed in the glory of God.
The Middle Ages gave us timeless reflections upon the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of our savior. This course is an essential journey through theology and the history of the Catholic Church. Embark on this journey today.