Lesson 3:  Assignments and Readings

Reading Assignments

Jordan Aumann, O.P., Spiritual Theology (Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitors, 1980), Chapter Three: “Our Life in Christ and Mary.”

Possible Writing Assignments

1. The Church teaches that Christ is truly human and truly divine. Comment on the significance of each of the aspects of the mystery of Christ with regard to our sanctification and our salvation.

2. Discuss the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) as a portrait of Christ and of the good Christian.

Suggested Readings

Catechism of the Catholic Church #422-682 on the nature of Christ.

Adam, Karl. The Son of God (1934), translated by Philip Hereford (Garden City, New York: Image Books, 1960).

Adam, Karl, The Christ of Faith: The Christology of the Church (1954), translated by Joyce Crick (New York: Omega Books, 1962.


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