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ITAL 315 01 (11344) /HIST280/RLST160
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition
Carlos Eire
TTh 2.30-3.20 WLH 116
Fall 2017 
Final exam scheduled (Group 27) 12/17/2017 S 7.00p
Areas Hu

Introductory survey of the interaction between Catholicism and Western culture from the first century to the present, with a focus on pivotal moments and crucial developments that defined both traditions. Key beliefs, rites, and customs of the Roman Catholic Church, and the ways in which they have found expression; interaction between Catholics and the institution of the Church; Catholicism in its cultural and sociopolitical matrices. Close reading of primary sources.