Course Details

  • Asynchronous with designated virtual/synchronous class meeting
    • meeting times:  Weekdays from Wednesday, December 27, 2023 – Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. (No class meeting on Monday, January 1, 2024)
  • 2 weeks | December 27, 2023 – January 10, 2024
  • 3 credits | $1,716
  • Last day to register: December 20, 2023
  • Prerequisites and Notes: Formerly offered as REL 351 (F.2019). Students may not take both RST 351 & REL 351.
  • Cornerstone requirement satisfied by the course: Catholic Intellectual Traditions & Moral Inquiry

Course Overview

An historical presentation of the numerous social issues, conflicts, and varied solutions in American Catholicism from the late 19th century forward with emphasis on how the many issues of society impacted Catholicism. The course demonstrates how the application of faith and various theological and philosophical theories were used in resolution of social conflict. General Education Attribute(s): Catholic Intellectual Traditions, Moral Inquiry Course Applies to: American Studies Note: Formerly offered as REL 233 (F.2019). Students may not take both RST 233 & REL 233. Cross-listed with HIS 233.

Additional Information

Faculty will contact all students after the Wednesday, December 20, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Craig Tichelkamp

adjunct professor of religious studies
Prof. Tichelkamp (pronounced TISH-uhl-camp) has taught at Stonehill in the Religious Studies & Theology Department for six years, helping students to think critically about religion, its role in the world and in their own lives. His research is in medieval theology, but he loves to teach broadly in the theological and ethical traditions of Catholicism and its neighbors. Outside of class at Stonehill, Prof. Tichelkamp has helped with programming and educational initiatives through the Office of Intercultural Affairs for First-Gen and LGBTQ+ students.

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