Ante el auge a nivel mundial que está presentando el pensamiento del Papa Francisco, urge un estudio teológico sobre su pensamiento social. Analizar el contexto próximo del Papa Francisco y proponer alternativas de acción. Este curso teórico práctico, pretende hacer una aproximación reflexiva y crítica al pensamiento social del Papa Francisco desde la teología, teniendo como marco doctrinal de referencia, la doctrina social de la Iglesia, la realidad latinoamericana y mundial.
El participante tendrá la oportunidad de:
- Conocer el pensamiento social del Papa Francisco.
- Analizar e interpretar el pensamiento social de la Iglesia.
- Comprender las encíclicas sociales de los Papas desde, León XIII hasta nuestros días.
- Articular el pensamiento de la Iglesia latinoamericana con el pensamiento del Papa.
Funcionamiento plataforma y herramientas del curso
Aspectos generales del pensamiento social de la Iglesia: fundamentos
Aspectos generales del pensamiento social de la Iglesia: fuentes y recorrido
Aspectos generales del pensamiento social de la Iglesia latinoamericana: Conferencias Episcopales de Medellín, Puebla, Santo Domingo y Aparecida
El contexto de Francisco, el Papa Suramericano: Los desafíos del mundo
El contexto de Francisco, el Papa Suramericano: Los desafíos de América Latina
El pensamiento social del Papa Francisco en sus documentos eclesiales: Encíclicas Lumen Fidei y Laudato sí
El pensamiento social del Papa Francisco en concordancia con el pensamiento social de la Iglesia
El pensamiento social del Papa Francisco en sus documentos eclesiales: Exhortaciones Apostólicas Evangelii Gaudium, Amoris Laetitia, y Bula Misericordiae Vultus
El pensamiento social del Papa Francisco en concordancia con el pensamiento social de la Iglesia latinoamericana
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