CCS 051 Understanding Sacred Scripture - The Catholic Approach

Understanding Sacred Scripture will examine the ways in which Catholics approach the study and understanding of Sacred Scripture

Course Structure and Highlights

Lesson 1: Providentissimus Deus - Part One
Lesson 2: Providentissimus Deus - Part Two
Lesson 3: Divino Afflante Spiritu - Part One
Lesson 4: Divino Afflante Spiritu - Part Two
Lesson 5: Sancta Matter Ecclesia - Part One
Lesson 6: Sancta Matter Ecclesia - Part Two
Lesson 7: Dei Verbum - Part One
Lesson 8: Dei Verbum - Part Two
Lesson 9: On The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church - Part One
Lesson 10: On The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church - Part Two


Dr. Stephane Saulnier


Online Resources


Catechism of the Catholic Church.
The Holy Bible.


Understanding Sacred Scripture consists of ten lessons and ten assignments, as well as weekly discussions; with each assignment weighted at 10% (percent) of the total grade. Completion of the entire course is determined by either a pass or fail.

Technical Skills and Equipment Requirements

  • You must have Internet access. A high speed connection, either ADSL or cable, is recommended.
  • You should know how to use a web browser to navigate the web to locate educational resources and download files.
  • You will need the files management skills necessary to create directories, to save files and to retrieve files.