School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses


Rose Aspholm

Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Theological Studies (MTS)


School of Theology and Seminary

First Advisor

Kristin Colberg

Subject Categories

Catholic Studies | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion


This paper examines the development of the Catholic Church’s understanding of the Christian responsibility to people who are poor through papal and conciliar documents, Scripture, and the writings of patristic authors.



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