General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Mary in the mystery of Christ and of the Church
Language English
Module lecturer ks. prof. dr hab. Bogusław Kochaniewicz
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position
Faculty Faculty of Theology
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 039


Wednesday, 10.10-11.40

Module aim (aims)

This course improves basic arguments of the contemporary Mariology. 

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

The basic knowledge of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is required.


1. Biblical Mariology: Mary in the Matthew's Gospel

2. BIblical MAriology: Mary in the Luke's Gospel

3. Patristic Mariology: Mary according to the Fathers of the Church (Eastern Fathers)

4. Patristic Mariology: Mary according to the Fathers of the Church (Western Fathers)

5. Dogmatic Mariology: Divine Motherhood of Our Lady

6. Dogmatic Mariology: Virginal Motherhood of Our Lady

7. Dogmatic Mariology: The Immaculate Conception

8. Dogmatic Mariology: Mary Coredemptrix or Redemptoris Mater?

9. Dogmatic Mariology: Assumption of Our Lady

10. Dogmatic Mariology: Mary in the Mystery of the Church

11. Domatic Mariology: Mary's Mediation

12. Dogmatic Mariology: Nature of Marian Cult within the Church

13. Dogmatic Mariology: Mary's presence in the Church-Marian apparitions

14. Dogmatic Mariology: Mary in the 8th chapter of the "Lumen gentium"

15. Dogmatic Mariology: Mary according to "Redemptoris Mater" by John Paul II. 

Reading list

Ignace De la Potterie, Mary in the Mystery of the Covenant. Alba House 1992.

R. Brown-K. Donfried, J. Fitzmyer, Mary in the New Testament. Paulist Press 1978.

John Paul II, Encyclical Letter "Redemptoris Mater"

M. Hauke, The Second Vatican Council's Doctrine on Mary and St. Pope John Paul II/s Interpretation of It, in: Rocznik Teologii Katolickiej 18(2019), 15-42.