Courses

: SANCTITY, SIN AND REFORM IN THE CHURCH
COD Workload Description
191H1-02 30 Offer theological categories that allow for the elaboration of a discourse that responds to the current challenges in the life of the Church, among these, the search for adequate knowledge of the history of answers to questions relating to holiness, sin and the reform of the Church.
Professors Home time Lattes
TIAGO DE FRAGA GOMES 3 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Advanced Doctoral Studies Seminar I
COD Workload Description
19128-02 30 The seminar is offered to students in the line of research in Theology and Contemporary Thought and discusses authors and topics of classic or current authors that are in line with the research projects of faculty and doctoral students. The activities aim to get student and faculty to write articles, publish materials or organize events.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Advanced Studies Seminar II
COD Workload Description
19129-02 30 The seminar is offered to students in the line of research in Theology and Religious and Pastoral Experience, in an effort to address the issues involving religious experiences and evangelizing actions. It is especially designed for students and faculty whose research interests are addressed in this line. It may include the historical aspects or current experiences. As a seminar, the activities are intended to get students to produce materials that can be published either as articles, or as books. It is also intended to get students prepared to organize events.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Biblical methodology 1: synchronic readings
COD Workload Description
191E2-02 30 Training to prepare the text for the exegetical work: delimit, segment and define the literary structure of a pericope. Training to apply to the biblical text the various readings of synchronic type: analysis of literary structure, semantic / lexicographic analysis, stylistic analysis. Basics of Hebrew poetics.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Biblical methodology 2: diachronic readings
COD Workload Description
191E3-02 30 Training to prepare the text for exegetical work: delimit, segment and define the literary structure of a pericope. Training to apply the various diachronic readings to the biblical text: textual criticism, analysis of the constitution of the text, criticism of the literary genre, criticism of the writing, criticism of tradition, synoptic reading of texts.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Christology Studies
COD Workload Description
31138-02 30 This course will address the following topics: the origin and development of New-Testament Christology; the dogmatic itinerary of the mystery of Christ; the interpretation of Jesus in contemporary non-ecclesial movements, and the singularity and contemporary character of Jesus Christ.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Current Issues of Fundamental Theology
COD Workload Description
21111-02 30 The course will address the following topics: Experience: the central category of Fundamental Theology; The human experience: Jean Mouroux and H.C. de Lima Vaz; The religious experience: Rudolf Otto and Carlos Dominguez Morano; The mystical experience: Saint Thomas Aquinas and Jacques Maritain; The experience of God as the path to Revelation, Faith and Theology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Ecclesiology Studies
COD Workload Description
31139-02 30 This course will address the following topics: History of the calling and celebration of the Second Vatican Council; The council¿s most important documents; The hermeneutics of the Council; The ecclesiological character of the texts; The implementation of the reform program and the crisis of the Church; The current reception of the Council.
Professors Home time Lattes
TIAGO DE FRAGA GOMES 3 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Ecumenism
COD Workload Description
31145-02 30 This course will focus on issues concerning the unity of the Christian Church, considering the historical, theological and institutional dimensions of historical Protestantism and the evangelical movement from the perspective of the Roman Catholic Church.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Issues of Biblical Theology of the Old Testament
COD Workload Description
21114-02 30 This course looks at problems, identity and method of Biblical Theology as a science, its different starting points, its themes and theological trends in the different phases of the history of the people of Israel that are mirrored in the Biblical texts, for the designing of an Old Testament Theology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Issues on Theology and Science
COD Workload Description
31147-02 30 This course will address the following topics: Study of the relationship between Theology and Science; Methods of speculative sciences and the natural sciences; The history of the relationship between Theology and the natural sciences; Collaborations between Theology and natural sciences; Study of relevant themes of the natural sciences for Theology: Theory of Evolution, neurosciences, molecular biology, environmental sciences, psychology, computation, cosmology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Issues on the History of Church
COD Workload Description
21108-02 30 This course presents bibliographic documents on important issues in the history of the Church. It looks at matters of "reason and faith" and the relationship between "State and Church¿ in a period of intense debate and intellectual construction. It demonstrates the plurality of medieval philosophical and theological theories and their importance as roots and foundations of contemporary issues.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Latin American Theology
COD Workload Description
21199-02 30 This course will provide the historical context of Theology in Latin America. In addition to that, it will address the Second Vatican Council and its developments in Latin America; The social and ecclesial context of Liberation Theology in the second half of the 20th century; The Methodological Principles of Liberation Theology; The stages of Liberation Theology; Pluralism, globalization, complexity and new possibilities for Liberation Theologies.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Methodology Seminar for Doctoral Candidates
COD Workload Description
31141-02 30 Students will be required to present and discuss the research projects. They will be required to share their research experiences and discuss the themes related to the doctoral dissertations. They will be advised on the designing of the Doctoral Dissertation, research organization and the structure of the text.
Professors Home time Lattes
CLELIA PERETTI - Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
New Testament Studies
COD Workload Description
31150-02 30 This course addresses the emergence and evolution of biblical theology, its relation to hermeneutics, with a special emphasis on methodology and its contents in Brazil and Latin America, based on the current issues of the New Testament. It also addresses the contributions of Biblical Hermeneutics to Systematic Theology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Old Testament Studies
COD Workload Description
31149-02 30 This course will carry out an analysis of fundamental issues for biblical hermeneutics. It looks at the different theologies and traditions that contributed to the formation of the Old Testament, with an introduction to the books and a systematic approach to theological themes.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Pastoral Counseling and Logotherapy
COD Workload Description
191E1-02 30 Reflection on pastoral care and counseling: definition, nature, history, and content. Establishment of relationships between Pastoral Counseling and Psychology, more particularly Logotherapy. Understanding of the freedom of the will, the search and the will to meaning and the meaning of life as a thematic confluence of Theology, Philosophy and Psychology. Ways of carrying out the Pastoral of listening. Counseling case studies.
Professors Home time Lattes
LUCIANO MARQUES DE JESUS 27 years and 9 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Pluralism and Interfaith Dialogue
COD Workload Description
31148-02 30 This course analyzes the elements necessary for understanding interfaith dialogue, promoting tolerance and reverence for other beliefs, as the different Brazilian religious traditions are heard. The course also addresses the visions on ethics and spirituality to create a culture of peace. Ultimately, it focuses on the identification of the challenges of the plural world in culture and religion.
Professors Home time Lattes
IR. EDISON HUTTNER 26 years and 4 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Psychology and Pastoral Theology: Spirituality, Education and the Meaning of Life
COD Workload Description
191GD-02 30 Approaches between spirituality, education, psychology and theology: definition, nature, history and content. Establishment of relations between Pastoral Theology, Education and Psychology, in particular, Logotherapy. Understanding the freedom of the will, the search and the will for meaning and the meaning of life, as the thematic confluence of Theology, Philosophy and Psychology. Study of the emerging concept of Spiritual Intelligence, which brings together the areas in question.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Seminar for Research in Theology
COD Workload Description
31142-02 30 This course will provide deeper insights into the theological method to be used in the research for the dissertation. It will address the research and writing procedures for the dissertation: data collection, bibliography, reading, language, writing and technical standards. It will foster a discussion, as a seminar, of some texts on Theology and, later, dissertation projects.
Professors Home time Lattes
RAFAEL MARTINS FERNANDES 1 year and 3 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Seminar: Christology and Pastoral
COD Workload Description
31146-02 30 This course will address the following topics: A summary of the current challenges for evangelization in Brazil; Application of Christology to pastoral care; Investigation of the relationship between the historical Jesus and Christian practices; Systematic Hermeneutics of Christology and Pastoral Care.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Seminar: Theology and Language
COD Workload Description
31144-02 30 This course will address the following topics: Language and semantics; Expressions of religious experience; The question of hermeneutics in the Christian message; The problem of language in Theology; Theology as hermeneutics; Questions of language regarding the concept of God, divinity of Christ, paschal faith, Trinity, infallibility and prayer; Hermeneutics from the Second Vatican Council.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Sociology of religiosities
COD Workload Description
191JD-02 30 It analyses the religious field in interaction with the social context: teaching, symbologies, structured practices, the formation of individualized religiosities; political theologies, movements for the politicization of faith, the commodification of religiosity.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Studies on Trinitarian Theology
COD Workload Description
31143-02 30 This course will address the following topics: Origin, development and relevance of the Christian understanding of the Divine Mystery; Study of the most important attitudes and current trends in the face of transcendence; Identification of the roots of the relationship of the Brazilian people with transcendence; The meaning and specificity of faith in the One and Triune God; Introduction to current issues regarding God's idolatry, affirmation, and denial; Study of the development of Trinitarian Theology and its relevance following the Second Vatican Council.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
THEOLOGY AND INTERDISCIPLINARITY
COD Workload Description
191JE-02 30 Interlocution between theology and other disciplines or sciences, involving religious perspectives and spiritualities for the study of emerging and complex themes through an inclusive approach and interdisciplinary dialog.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
The Freudian Psychoanalysis of Religion
COD Workload Description
191GG-02 30 This discipline addresses the relationship between psychoanalysis and the experience of faith, based on the texts in which Sigmund Freud deals with religion, as well as the critical reception of Carlos Dominguez Morano to psychoanalysis. Among other issues, the following will be addressed: what did Freud understand by religion? What are the scope and limits of Freud's critique of religion? How current is Freud's position on religion?
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Ethics and Political Philosophy Master's Not required
Ethics and Political Philosophy Doctorate Not required
Metaphysics and Epistemology Master's Not required
Metaphysics and Epistemology Doctorate Not required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
The State and Theories of Justice This line of research addresses the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of the theories of justice from scholars such as Immanuel Kant, John Rawls and Jürgen Habermas, as well as their different critical and alternative views in communitarian and utilitarian theories.
Ethics Principles This line of research addresses the central issues of Ethics as they have been conceived over time and under the systematic aspect, in view of scholars such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant and others. The relationship between practical and theoretical reason is a central area.
Phenomenology and Hermeneutics This line of research is intended to analyze the classical theories of knowledge under the perspective of the philosophers of phenomenology, which has been the norm in Europe for almost a century and has representatives all over the world.
Philosophy in the Middle Ages This line of research addresses philosophers of the Middle Ages.
Analytic Epistemology This line of research addresses the fundamental topics of contemporary Epistemology: theories of knowledge, theories of epistemic rationality, skepticism and epistemic paradoxes.
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Thematic Seminar I
COD Workload Description
31151-02 30 This is an intensive course taught by visiting professors, especially from international universities, to promote the internationalization of the program. As the title indicates, researchers from different areas of Theology are invited to teach classes showing the results of their research. Each seminar will be defined by the theme proposed by the guest professors and in view of the Lines of Research of the Program. The idea is that a thematic seminar be offered every semester, preferably with professors from international universities.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Thematic Seminar II
COD Workload Description
31152-02 30 This course will address current issues in Theology by guest professors. Topics selected by the coordination of the Program.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Thematic Seminar III
COD Workload Description
1918B-01 15 This course is offered intensively by Professors who develop specific topics on issues relevant to national and international contexts related to Systematic Theology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Thematic Seminar IV
COD Workload Description
1918C-01 15 This course is offered intensively by Professors who develop specific topics on issues relevant to national and international contexts related to Systematic Theology.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Theological Anthropology Studies
COD Workload Description
31140-02 30 This course will address the following topics: Historical context of Theology in Latin America; The Second Vatican Council and its developments in Latin America; The social and ecclesial context of Liberation Theology in the second half of the 20th century; The Methodological Principles of Liberation Theology; The stages of Liberation Theology; Pluralism, globalization, complexity and new possibilities for Liberation Theologies.
Professors Home time Lattes
LUIZ CARLOS SUSIN 40 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Theology and Communication.
COD Workload Description
191GE-02 30 Religion and society and their relationship with the symbolic power of the media; Complex understanding of communication; Networked dialogues in the digital media environment; Communication and the future of faith; Otherness and the culture of care in the risk society; Normative and technical perspectives and the possibilities of dialogue.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Theology and Economics Seminar
COD Workload Description
191GC-02 30 Studying the relationship between Theology and Economics to answer the question what God and theology have to do with economics. Keywords: Religion and politics. 2. Power. 3. Political Science - Philosophy. 4. Sovereignty. 5. Economy
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Ethics and Political Philosophy Master's Not required
Ethics and Political Philosophy Doctorate Not required
Metaphysics and Epistemology Master's Not required
Metaphysics and Epistemology Doctorate Not required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
The State and Theories of Justice This line of research addresses the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of the theories of justice from scholars such as Immanuel Kant, John Rawls and Jürgen Habermas, as well as their different critical and alternative views in communitarian and utilitarian theories.
Ethics Principles This line of research addresses the central issues of Ethics as they have been conceived over time and under the systematic aspect, in view of scholars such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant and others. The relationship between practical and theoretical reason is a central area.
Phenomenology and Hermeneutics This line of research is intended to analyze the classical theories of knowledge under the perspective of the philosophers of phenomenology, which has been the norm in Europe for almost a century and has representatives all over the world.
Philosophy in the Middle Ages This line of research addresses philosophers of the Middle Ages.
Analytic Epistemology This line of research addresses the fundamental topics of contemporary Epistemology: theories of knowledge, theories of epistemic rationality, skepticism and epistemic paradoxes.
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.
Theology, Mysticism, Politics
COD Workload Description
191GJ-02 30 Presentation. Clarification of expectations. Problem search and goal setting. Main terms. The political theology of the subject as a theological critique of bourgeois religion. Concept of a political theology as practical fundamental theology. Future from the memory of suffering. On the dialectic of progress. World program of Christianity in the pluralism of religions and cultures: Compassion. Sensitivity to suffering versus sensitivity to sin? Memoirs of a synodal document. Critical updates on political theology: public theology, public political theology, liberation theology. Reflection, Balance, Perspectives.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Systematic Theology Master's Not required
Systematic Theology Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Theology and Contemporary Thinking This line brings together projects and research groups that connect Theology to current issues as they interact with science and contemporary thinking, in view of the interpellations of society and reality from the context of Latin America.
Theology, Religious Experience and Pastoral This line is concerned with conducting research into relevant aspects of the Christian identity; it also carries out a theological analysis into pastoral practices of Christian communities and those regarding self-expressions of experiences of faith with a view to connecting and establishing a significant presence in a pluralized and divided world.