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MPS555 Systematic Theology (3 Credits)

Systematic Theology will discuss the three essential sacraments of the Coptic Church, namely, Baptism, Chrism and Eucharist. This course will analyze the Coptic understanding of these three sacraments and present historical perspectives on their development, as well as the fundamental elements of Coptic sacramental theology.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the origin, theological meaning and value of the three sacraments in the early church.
  • Discuss the relationship between the teachings of the Fathers of the Church and the Coptic tradition.
  • Analyze the theology of the three sacraments in the context of the Coptic Church.