suggested uw courses
We are thrilled to announce that our new Scholar in Residence, Dr. John Boersma, will teach a course on Catholic Social Thought at UW-Madison this Fall. Professor Boersma is working part time at Saint Paul’s while pursuing his post doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy.
Political Science 460: Christian Political Thought
This course introduces students to the theoretical and philosophical grounds of the major ideas that contribute to the Catholic understanding of society and politics. Topics might include the Platonic origins in the early Church Fathers, the Aristotelean roots of Thomistic thought, Catholic economic thought, the theology of the body, and other questions regarding the place of human beings in the world and in society.