RC 509 Amoris Laetitia: A Point of No Return?

Module Level

9/10 STL Reading Course

Time Allowance

Seven meetings in the course of the academic year.

Assessment

A seminar presentation and two papers of c. 5000 words.

Module Aims

To introduce students to the ongoing debate on the content and implications of Amoris Laetitia. Is Amoris Laetitia in continuity with the tradition or is it an example of rupture with the tradition?

Learning Outcomes

  • To have a clear grasp of the content and implications of Amoris Laetitia and of the international debate inspired by the exhortation.

Bibliography

  • Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 2016. Rubio, Julie Hanlon. Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis’s The Joy of Love, Liturgical Press, 2017. -------------------------. Family Ethics: Practices for Christians, Georgetown University Press, 2010. Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi [ed], A Point of No Return? Amoris Laetitia on Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage, Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2017.
  • Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 2016. Rubio, Julie Hanlon. Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis’s The Joy of Love, Liturgical Press, 2017. -------------------------. Family Ethics: Practices for Christians, Georgetown University Press, 2010. Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi [ed], A Point of No Return? Amoris Laetitia on Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage, Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2017.
  • Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 2016. Rubio, Julie Hanlon. Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis’s The Joy of Love, Liturgical Press, 2017. -------------------------. Family Ethics: Practices for Christians, Georgetown University Press, 2010. Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi [ed], A Point of No Return? Amoris Laetitia on Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage, Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2017.
  • Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 2016. Rubio, Julie Hanlon. Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis’s The Joy of Love, Liturgical Press, 2017. -------------------------. Family Ethics: Practices for Christians, Georgetown University Press, 2010.

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