Latino/a American Religious Experience and Theology
THEO 239 - Latino/a American Religious Experience and Theology3 hours The Latino perspective in religion and theology has only recently been heralded and explored. This course will begin by situating Latino/a perspectives in theology within the larger category of contextual theology. A Review of the method and source material of Latino/a theologies will demonstrate how they differ from “classic” theologies. We will then discuss a number of theological topics that pertain to the Latino/a religious experience. Finally, we will look at the Latino/a perspective within the Catholic tradition and the Church.This course will satisfy the theology core area requirement and the multicultural core requirement.