Pastoral Theology Courses for the 2011 Winter Session

Course Listings by Level

Crosslisted Courses

1000 Level Courses
EMP1301HS  L0101

Homiletics I

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Lectionary-based course in the theology and practice of preaching. Lectures, readings, assignments, evaluation and presentation of class sermons/homilies. Prerequisite: Intro course in Bible.

Schedule: Wednesday, 18:00 to 20:00
Instructors: Paul Scott Wilson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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EMP1431HS  L0102

Education and Faith Formation

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explore theory and practice integral to the church's educational ministry. Lectures, seminars, small group work and possible site visits to an educational program in a faith community. Curriculum review, workshop development, teaching practice, class presentation, final research paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Johanna Selles
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 15
EMP1431HS  L0101

Education and Faith Formation

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explore theory and practice integral to the church's educational ministry. Lectures, seminars, small group work and possible site visits to an educational program in a faith community. Curriculum review, workshop development, teaching practice, class presentation, final research paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Johanna Selles
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 15
KNP1446HS  L0101

Intro to Educational Ministry

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

What is educational ministry? How can we reshape Christian Education in our congregation in order to revitalize the church and society? Exploring the structure of educational theory, reflecting one's educational experience in the church, engaging in dialogue with theorists in Christian Education, we will attempt to refashion christian Education for today's church, and create a vision of Christian education in order to revitalize the congregation. Lectures.  Group discussion, class participation (10%), a short presentation (15%), short paper (15%), and two major papers (30% each). Prerequisite: Introductory course in human and faith development. Knox students should have completed Human Growth and Spriitual Journey.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Nam Soon Song
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
KNP1601HS  L0101

Introduction to the Practice of Ministry

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores the theology and practice of ministry within the Reformed tradition and how this relates to the students' emerging pastoral identity.  Topics include:  the call, functions and roles of ministry, challenges and contexts of ministry, leadership and authority in a pluralistic context, self care in ministry, spiritual practices.  Lectures, discussions, reading, reflections, final paper.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pamela McCarroll
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP1610HS  L0101

Leading Missional Congregations

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to theological education and ministry within context of an understanding of nature of the Church and its ministry, and students' own gifts and ministry setting. Public speaking, liturgical introduction, site visits, site research report, readings.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Merv Mercer, Barry Parker
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP1616HS  L0101

Forging the Kingdom II: Redemption & International Development

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will continue to focus on building critical thinking skills to assess issues in International Development from a historical and theoretical perspective as well as from a Christian worldview and missions perspective. It will also provide an overview of a range of topics in development such as gender, the environment, health and economic development. Weekly classes will include lecture and discussion. Evaluation will be based on class participation, reflection papers and final essay. Restricted to Wycliffe College students. Prerequisite: WYP1615HF (Forging the Kingdom Part 1)

Schedule: Friday, 09:00 to 13:00
Schedule Notes: Offered on Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Mar. 4, Mar. 18, Apr. 1
Instructors: David Kupp
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAP1711HS  L0101

Introduction to Canon Law

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Survey of selected topics from Books I, II, III, and VI of the 1983 Code of Canon Law. Course goals include preparation for jurisdiction exam and ministry. Class attendance and participation (10%), selected readings (10%), final oral exam (80%).

Schedule: Friday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: J. Edward Hudson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8
EMP1741HS  L0101

Practical Theology for Church and Community

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will explore the definitions of practical theological/religious activity (i.e., religious activity as meaning-making, as practice, as art, etc.), review the ways that new scholarship has emerged to think about this activity, and understand this activity within the social ecology of micro-, meso- and macro-level social organization. It will explore the church's internal activity within the congregation and external activity as a public voice to society, with reference to specific faith communities.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pamela Couture
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
KNP1863HS  L0101

Music & Christian Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course deals with the many intersections of music and worship within a Christian context, and more specifically, within a Presbyterian worship service.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Sandy Thorburn
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
2000 Level Courses
TRP2041HS  L0101

Foundations of Spiritual Belief

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This will be a lecture course with readings exploring the foundations on which individuals build their spiritual beliefs. It will explore the development of spiritual awareness in children, how we attribute causality to events, intrinsic and extrinsic religion, atrocities committed in the name of God, the variety of religious experience, cults and dogma, dimensions of denominational allegiance, new religious movements, and related topics.

Schedule: Thursday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Andrew S. Barlow
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Larkin Building Room 212
RGP2105HS  L0101

The Art of the Presider

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Enrol with permission of instructor. This course aims to come to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the roles of both the presider and the assembly in the praise and worship of God. Tutorials, weekly readings, reflection paper, final examination.

Schedule: Tuesday, 13:00 to 17:00
Instructors: Joseph de Viveiros
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 10
WYP2118HS  L0101

Anglican Liturgics

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the art of planning and leading the liturgy, including pastoral offices, in the Anglican Church of Canada. Acquaintance with the current liturgical trends in the Anglican Church of Canada and with general principles of liturgical leadership. Ability to plan Morning Prayer and Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer and the Book of Alternative Services. Tutorial. W 11-12. Class sessions include lectures, discussion and student field reports. Class participation, readings, multiple choice exam.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: F. Dean Mercer
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP2301HS  L0101

Basics of Preaching

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The student will develo[p a theological framework regarding the character and place of preaching in the life of a local Church. This includes the place of the Church within the mission of God, the importance of analyzing and engaging with the way culture shapes the local community, and the understanding of what it means to be faithful to God in the way we handle the biblical text. The student will also learn to identify and implement the basic skills that are foundational to preaching. Weekly reading, listening to sermons by a variety of preachers, class participation, preparation, delivery and critique of sermons. Tutorial 10-11 am.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Peter Robinson
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP2459HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2011/01/07

On the Road to Emmaus: Forming Adult Disciples

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Adult Ministry is a course which will lead the participants in an exploration of contemporary needs and developmental stages of adults explored through the lenses of orthodox theology. The course will primarily be interested in faith development. The participants in this course will examine their own faith base. The value of a learning community to enhance the spiritual growth of adults in the church will be examined, along with critical issues facing adults today. Educational resources will be examined and evaluated for church ministry. Teaching is primarily done seminar style with student interaction and some lecture. Evaluation: Interview project 25%, Adult resource project and presentation 15%, Paper 30% and Ministry program plan 30%.

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 15:30
Schedule Notes: Jan. 15, Feb. 5, Feb. 26, Mar. 19, Apr. 2
Instructors:
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP2501HS  L0101

Pastoral Care

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Foundational elements for pastoral care: theology of ministry, acceptance of self, relationships, grief and loss, prayer, suffering, art of listening, care with the sick and infirm at home and in institutions. Lectures, discussion, case study, reflection paper, oral exam.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Anne Anderson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP2546HS  L0101

Personal Wellness: Care of Self for Care of Others

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Personal wellness builds and replenishes the inner resources that sustain our efforts to care for others. This course is designed to assist students to recognize, understand and practice the kind of holistic personal wellness that is essential to effective ordained or lay ministry. The course is process oriented and supported by readings and written self-reflection assignments. Completion of assignments, regular attendance and participation in class discussions are all mandatory components of this pass/fail course. Restricted to Wycliffe College students.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Wanda Malcolm
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 10
WYP2636HS  L0101

Rooted in God: Personal Prayer as the Soil of Ministry

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course focuses on personal contemplative prayer as essential for our relationship with God and the soil out of which healthy and effective ministry grows. The course covers Biblical teaching on prayer; the contemplative tradition arising from the early desert fathers and mothers; spirituality, theology and psychology of prayer; and various Christian traditions of prayer including lectio divina, Ignatian prayer, other forms of scripture prayer, centering prayer, Christian meditation, and the awareness examen.The course concludes with suggestions for planting and growing a prayer-based parish ministry. Lectures, small group and plenary sharing, and practicum. Two reflection papers and a final paper designing a course to be taught in a ministry seeting. Also self-evaluation based on a learning covenant which includes a daily prayer requirement. This course will be held at St. John's Convent, 223 Cummer Ave., North York.

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 15:30
Schedule Notes: Jan.8, Jan. 29, Feb. 19, Mar. 12, Apr. 2
Instructors: Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 20
TRP2662HS  L0101

Urban Ministry

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of the issues involved in contemporary urban ministry: historical Christian roots; maintaining parish cohesion in the city; ministry to the community social needs; the issues facing secular work. One extended paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Gerald P. Loweth
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Larkin Building Room 213
WYP2672HS  L0101

Ministry of Evangelism

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the theology and practice of evangelism in contemporary society. We will look critically at different evangelistic practices in light of scripture and culture, and consider how healthy evangelism might affect leadership, parish life, worship, preaching, lay ministry, outreach programs and personal relationships. Requirements include book reviews, field work, and an integrative paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: John P. Bowen
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAP2710HS  L0101

Pastoral Norms/Marriage

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Roman Catholic Church legislation on institution of marriage with special attention to the teaching of Vatican Council II. Class participation, exam.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Brian Clough
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP2803HS  L0101

English Church Music

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The aim of this course is to provide an outline of the history and current scholarship of English church music. Topics covered will include the impact of the English Reformation on liturgical music; the intersection between sacred and secular; the word-tone relationship in English plainchant and hymnody; music in Methodism; and choral-service revival in the Anglican Church. The course will explore a wide range of English church music including anthems, hymns, liturgical chants, oratorios and metrical psalms, along with a selected reading of relevant primary and secondary sources.  Methodology: lectures, discussions, music listening, and readings. Evaluation: class participation (20%); one major essay (40%); and final exam (40%).

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Hyun-Ah Kim
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location:  Larkin Building, Room 340
3000 Level Courses
SAP3161HS  L0101

Liturgical Presidency

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

This course is intended to prepare candidates for ordination to preside at the liturgical celebrations of the Roman Rite. Requirements: class attendance, practicums, mid-term and final exam. Prerequisite: one liturgy course.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP3165HS  L0101

Liturgical Presiding

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will provide theological and liturgical background as well as practice in presiding at various liturgical rites; Baptism, Eucharist, Marriage, Anointing of the sick and Christian Burial. In addition to the actual practice of the various rites, there will be required readings and quizzes based on the readings. A minimum of one full year of theology including a course in Sacramental Theology is required. Students and the professor will review together liturgical documents and Church rituals, then practice presiding at different celebrations. These will be recorded on video and reviewed with the student. Grading will be based on the student's preparation and familiarity with the rites.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors:
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGP3206HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/13

Classics of Christian Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course develops major themes in the history of Christian spirituality, through a close reading of selections by Plato, Origen, Pseudo-Dionysius, St. Bernard of Clairvaux, St. Gregory of Palamas, Julian of Norwich, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and Dorothy Day. Special attention will be given to ideas of "love". Critical reflection papers.

AD students enrol in RGP6206HS.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3206H & RGP6206H.
RGP3210HS  L0101

Comparative Mystical Traditions

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A comparative study of selected mystical traditions of the major world religions. Themes of analysis will include: the nature and forms of mystical experience; perspectives on ultimate Reality; the role of the spiritual teacher or master; spirituality and social action; disciplines, methods and ideals of spiritual salvation or liberation. Readings will be drawn both from mystic writers and comparative theorists. Lectures, discussion, critical reflection papers. AD students enrol in RGP 6210H.

AD students enrol in RGP6210HS.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3210H & RGP6210H.
RGP3212YS  L0101

Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Intensive analysis of structure, content and spirituality of the Ignatian Exercises as a background for general ministry of spiritual growth and ministry in the church. Lecture and discussion. Class participation and short papers. Intended primarily for those who seek to direct the Exercises. Permission of the instructor required.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 18:30
Instructors: Geoffrey Williams
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · Two Credits · Max: 12 · Crosslisted to: Theological
RGP3214HS  L0101

Spirituality and Culture

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Christian spirituality as the root of western culture with an emphasis on the challenge to shape a spiritual and social vision in the post-modern world. Lectures, discussion, reflection papers.

AD students enrol in RGP6214HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Mary Jo Leddy
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3214H & RGP6214H.
RGP3218YS  L0101

IFM/MAMS Pastoral Component

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A 400-hour supervised program to deepen and/or extend the personal and ministerial growth of IFM /MAMS participants. Several options available to students in consultation with Directors of IFM and MAMS programs. Integration paper, or Competency Interview. Pass/Fail course. For Regis IFM/MAMS students only. Prerequisites: RGP3687H and RGP3688H.

Schedule: 0:00 to 0:00
Instructors: Maureen McDonnell
Other Information: Second Semester · Two Credits
SAP3238HS  L0101

Priestly Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An examination of the vocation, identity and lifestyle of the Catholic priest for the fostering of his holiness, integrity and health in ministry and the spiritual life. Lectures, discussions, reflection papers and final exam.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephrem Nariculam
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 12
SAP3257HS  L6101

Spirituality of Work: Faith-Life in Your Profession

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Online Course

This course provides the perspectives within which the participants can identify 5 variables in their work, craft or profession that become the basis for developing a spirituality that could be deepened by the Christian tradition . Online discussions. Assignments. Written final examination.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Vivian Ligo
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 20
RGP3270HS  L0101

Discerning the Signs of the Times

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Exposes students to contemporary forms of critical and cultural analysis, using the analysis to look at spirituality and exposing students to contemporary manifestations of spirituality in a post-modern age. Eight reflection papers; class participation.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Geoffrey Williams
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
EMP3301HS  L0101

Preaching & Story

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2006 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is designed to provide students with experience of story and its relevance for preaching.  The theology, principles and practice of story will be discussed.  Weekly practice involves composing stories for oral/aural purposes, telling stories, listening to the stories of others, and providing critical feedback.  Students may expect to learn about biblical narrative and metaphor; how story and Christian doctrine are linked; identify "stories that preach" from various cultural and other sources; explore vaious methods of employing story in sermons; discover how narrative can be used to shape sermon structure; and learn better how stories affect listeners; prepare funeral and other sermons; and adopt their writing to their own learning goals/interests concerning preaching. Class participation, short weekly assignments, two preached sermons, peer evaluation.

AD students enrol in EMP6301HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Paul Scott Wilson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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SAP3301HS  L0101

Advanced Homiletics

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Advanced Homiletics is a one-semester course that follows Introduction to Homiletics. This course gives students an opportunity to develop a theology of preaching based on the discussions of the survey of the tradition of Catholic preaching in Introduction to Homiletics and through opportunities to preach. Students will employ those characteristics of outstanding preaching as determined in Introduction to Homiletics. This course also gives students an opportunity to develop critical peer and self-assessment skills. Lectures, online postings, preaching, presentations and papers.

Schedule: Friday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Peter Lovrick
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAP3331HS  L0101

Preaching Practicum

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

This pass/fail course offered to seminarians in their last semester at St. Augustine provides opportunities to investigate preaching from a Catholic perspective, discuss questions on homiletics, read key documents from the Church on preaching, preach, give feedback to fellow preachers, and reflect on the feedback received in class. Students will be assessed on a pass/fail basis for two homilies given in class, one paper on a theology of preaching, and two self-assessments.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Peter Lovrick
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP3371HS  L0101

Preaching Apocalyptic Texts

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The purpose of this course is to help students gain competence in exegetical and homiletical methods that aid Biblical preaching. It sets the following learning goals: 1. understanding the genre apocalypse and its related forms, 2. applying exegetical methods that focus on the text's form or genre, 3. using a variety of homiletical methods which focus on the form of the text, 4. and reflecting on how to use the above skills in a sermon. To meet these learning goals, the instructor is more than happy to help students individually.

AD students enrol in TRP6371HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 13:00 to 15:00
Instructors: David S. Jacobsen
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
Additional Notes: Trinity College Room 24
KNP3372HS  L0101

Preaching Practicum: 1 Corinthians

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course focuses on a pastoral interpretation of 1 Corinthians and how this letter may be proclaimed in the life of the church today. Through an investigation of letter structure, a social cultural reading, congregational studies, and homiletical theory this course will seek to elucidate the possibilities of Paul's letter for preaching today. Prerequisites: Introductory courses in both preaching and New Testament.

AD students enrol in KNP6372HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Dorcas Gordon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP3432HS  L0101

Hist Religious Ed

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Development of teaching ministry of the Church from New Testament times to present. Special attention to various forms of teaching as they emerged in particular historical contexts and to their relationship with other ministries of the church for perspective on current situation.  Lectures, readings, reflection paper (20%), seminar leadership (30%),  final project or essay (50%).

Schedule: Thursday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Richard Shields
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical
KNP3490HS  L0101

Seminar in Theories of Contemporary Christian Education

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

What has been happening in theories of contemporary Christian Education? This course will explore a brief history of, and trends in Christian Education up to modern times, and study important contemporary Christian Education theories from the west and east. Through watching a few movies, we will analyze educational theories behind the movies, applying theories we learned. Then we will formulate our own Christian Education theories for today's church and society. Seminar, lecture, a short presentation (15%), lead a seminar (30%) and major final paper (40%), class participation (15%).

AD students enrol in KNP6490HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Nam Soon Song
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAP3533HS  L0101

Ministry of Reconciliation

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

Reconciliation in the Church today; a practical "case approach" to the ministry of sacramental reconciliation; art of the confessor. Case preparation, discussions, final exam. Prerequisite: Previous studies in Fundamental Christian Ethics, Human Sexuality and Marriage, Bioethics and Social Justice. Integrated practicum for those entering ordained ministry.

Schedule: Monday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Thomas Lynch
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGP3554HS  L0101

Psychology of Faith Development

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course aims at distinguishing some of the more significant ways of conceptualizing human development in psychology and how they have influenced contemporary thinking about religious development. It will discuss the nature/nurture debate of religious development, that is, the various contextual factors and intra-psychic processes at work across the life span and their implication and influence in religious development. In the process it will explore some of the psychological issues involved in religious development and point out their applied relevance. Students will be asked to write several reports on assigned readings and a longer essay for the end of the term. A previous course in psychology and religion would be helpful but not essential.

AD students enrol in RGP6554HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Joseph Schner
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3554H & RGP6554H.
EMP3559HS  L0101

Ministry With Dying And Grieving Persons

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course offers students an opportunity to combine classroom learning with field-based inquiry on a range of approaches to grief ministry. Students will bring to class ministry narratives, verbatim reports, or interview results for dialogue with the readings and with classmates. Classes will combine a variety of learning methodologies including personal reflection, seminar discussions, audio-visual resources and some lectures. Course requirements: attendance, participation, field research, written work. Prerequisite: basic course in Pastoral and Theology, or permission of the instructor.

Schedule: Saturday, 10:00 to 17:00
Schedule Notes: Jan 8, 22, Feb. 5, 19
Instructors: Anne L. Simmonds
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 10 · Max: 16
Enrollment Notes: Please Note:  This class starts on January 8th, three days before regular classes start for the Spring term.

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RGP3561HS  L0101

Constructivist Methods in Pastoral Counselling and Marriage and Family Therapy

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will seek to integrate pastoral and family systems theory and practice with a focus on six of the most significant constructivist perspectives used in contemporary counselling. Three experiential schools: Symbolic-Experiential, Human Validation, and Emotionally-Focused paradigms, and three postmodern schools: Narrative, Solution-Focused, and Collaborative Language Systems, will be explored. Theological and pastoral integration of current research and practice will be synthesized. Lectures, discussions, experiential exercises, video materials, reflection papers, final paper.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Desmond Buhagar
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP3632HS  L0101

Practicum for the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is designed to help the student acquire a level of competency in the celebration of the sacrament of reconciliation. The course is conducted on a seminar basis. Students will review basic tenets of moral theology and canon law, and then practice hearing confessions by inviting different people to play the role of penitent. Grading will be based on the student's attitude and approach to the penitent, as well as the correctness of his/her responses and advice.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
EMP3673HS  L0101

Church and Community Partners for Social Transformation

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This advanced course explores the potential for civic/ecclesial partnership for social transformation in the city of Toronto. Students will serve for nine hours a week in a secular agency dedicated to social transformation, participating in a project within the agency on its own terms. In class students will explore issues related to partnership of ecclesial and civic organizations that pursue common goals with different motivations and ways in which social transformation can occur. Although the course will focus on social transformation in the city of Toronto, students are urged to develop analogies to the towns and villages they expect to serve after they have concluded their studies. Evaluation includes two written papers and a class presentation.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Pamela Couture
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
RGP3682HS  L0101

Integration for Ministerial Theory & Praxis

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Seminar in which participants reflect on process of integration in their personal and ministerial lives within ambience of doing theology in context of MAMS degree. For Regis students only. Requirements: class participation, written assignments, final paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:30 to 18:30
Schedule Notes: Offered in alternate years. Next offered in January 2013.
Instructors: Michael F. Kolarcik
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGP3688HS  L0101

Integration for Ministry II

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Through the development of the skill of theological reflection, the participants learn to reflect on their personal and ministerial or work experiences to discern the call of transformation and integration in the midst of the Christian tradition and world realities. This group process takes place in a peer faith setting. Regular attendance required. An overnight retreat is scheduled at the end of the course. One integration paper and mission statement. Pass/Fail for BD students; grade given for AD students.

AD students enrol in RGP6688HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Maureen McDonnell
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3688H & RGP6688H.
TRP3750HS  L0101

From Maintenance to Mission: Parish Leadership in the Contemporary Church

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will provide students with an understanding of leadership in the context of a missional church. It will present and examine characteristics of the missional identity combined with reflection and exploration of its implications for leadership. Students will be exposed to the skills required of effective leaders in a post-modern, post-Christendom context. Students will be asked to read extensively, to engage a congregational and leader analysis, and to articulate an understanding of leadership in the contemporary parish. This course will combine lectures, discussions, congregational analysis, and in-class presentations.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Andrew J. Sheldon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Larkin Building Room 213
TRP3750HS  L0101

From Maintenance to Mission: Parish Leadership in the Contemporary Church

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will provide students with an understanding of leadership in the context of a missional church. It will present and examine characteristics of the missional identity combined with reflection and exploration of its implications for leadership. Students will be exposed to the skills required of effective leaders in a post-modern, post-Christendom context. Students will be asked to read extensively, to engage a congregational and leader analysis, and to articulate an understanding of leadership in the contemporary parish. This course will combine lectures, discussions, congregational analysis, and in-class presentations.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Andrew J. Sheldon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, Room 213
RGP3812HS  L0101

Media Literacy: Resources for Ministry

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The aim of the course is to help the students become media literate and to help them develop critical thinking skills about the mass media through screening and discussion of media texts taken basically from television and contemporary movies. Students will also learn how to use these skills in various ministries. Evaluation: Class participation and presentations following a mall crawl.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: John Pungente
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
EMP3881HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010

The Arts in Worship

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

History, liturgical theology and praxis of artistic media in worship; the "ministry" of those who create and led in artistic engagement with the liturgy. Exploration of music, architecture, stained glass, drama, visual arts, popular culture and related worship planning. Class participation, field interviews; weekly journal and oral reports; final integrative project. Prerequisites: EMP 2101, EMP 3861 or equivalents or permission of instructors. AD students enrol in EMP 5881H.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Fred Kimball Graham, William Kervin
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
5000 Level Courses
EMP5121HS  L0101

Liturgy as Ritual

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The study of liturgy as ritual activity with a focus on the discipline of ritual studies and anthropology as a resource for liturgical scholarship and pastoral praxis. The course will consist of a close examination of seminal thinkers in ritual studies, their classic and contemporary works; consideration of methodological issues posed by social science methods; relationship between liturgy and ritual, theology and embodiment, worship and culture, ritual and ethics. Weekly 2-hour doctoral seminar, readings, presentations, book review, major paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: William Kervin
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 15

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SMP5426HS  L0101

Hermeneutics, and Education

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course will examine how hermeneutics expands our understanding of education, philosophically, theologically, pedagogically, and culturally, particularly with regard to meaning and experience, and how they shape our claim to know. The course will consider how meaning, experience, and the claim to know are all fundamental to education and how they are shaping education - both secular and religious - in the midst of religious and cultural diversity. The course will be founded on how hermeneutics informs the relationship between religion and education. Lecture, seminar presentation, readings, research papers.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Mario O. D'Souza
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGP5571HS  L0101

Religion and Mental Disorder: Well-being, Coping and Adjustment

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar course will study the role that religion plays in psychological well-being, coping and adjustment. The approach will be both developmental and clinical. Religion's relationship to mental disorder, biologically, psychologically and socially, will be discussed. Religion's contribution to general adjustment, and its role in psychological intervention will be explored. Weekly written contributions to the seminar and final essay.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Joseph Schner
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 10
6000 Level Courses
RGP6206HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/13

Classics of Christian Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course develops major themes in the history of Christian spirituality, through a close reading of selections by Plato, Origen, Pseudo-Dionysius, St. Bernard of Clairvaux, St. Gregory of Palamas, Julian of Norwich, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and Dorothy Day. Special attention will be given to ideas of "love". Critical reflection papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3206HS.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3206H & RGP6206H.
RGP6210HS  L0101

Comparative Mystical Traditions

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A comparative study of selected mystical traditions of the major world religions. Themes of analysis will include: the nature and forms of mystical experience; perspectives on ultimate Reality; the role of the spiritual teacher or master; spirituality and social action; disciplines, methods and ideals of spiritual salvation or liberation. Readings will be drawn both from mystic writers and comparative theorists. Lectures, discussion, critical reflection papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3210HS.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3210H & RGP6210H.
RGP6214HS  L0101

Spirituality and Culture

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Christian spirituality as the root of western culture with an emphasis on the challenge to shape a spiritual and social vision in the post-modern world. Lectures, discussion, reflection papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3214HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Mary Jo Leddy
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3214H & RGP6214H.
EMP6301HS  L0101

Preaching & Story

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is designed to provide students with experience of story and its relevance for preaching.  The theology, principles and practice of story will be discussed.  Weekly practice involves composing stories for oral/aural purposes, telling stories, listening to the stories of others, and providing critical feedback.  Students may expect to learn about biblical narrative and metaphor; how story and Christian doctrine are linked; identify "stories that preach" from various cultural and other sources; explore vaious methods of employing story in sermons; discover how narrative can be used to shape sermon structure; and learn better how stories affect listeners; prepare funeral and other sermons; and adopt their writing to their own learning goals/interests concerning preaching. Class participation, short weekly assignments, two preached sermons, peer evaluation.

Basic Degree students enrol in EMP3301HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Paul Scott Wilson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP6371HS  L0101

Preaching Apocalyptic Texts

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The purpose of this course is to help students gain competence in exegetical and homiletical methods that aid Biblical preaching. It sets the following learning goals: 1. understanding the genre apocalypse and its related forms, 2. applying exegetical methods that focus on the text's form or genre, 3. using a variety of homiletical methods which focus on the form of the text, 4. and reflecting on how to use the above skills in a sermon. To meet these learning goals, the instructor is more than happy to help students individually.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRP3371HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 13:00 to 15:00
Instructors: David S. Jacobsen
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 6
Additional Notes: Trinity College Room 24
KNP6372HS  L0101

Preaching Practicum: 1 Corinthians

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course focuses on a pastoral interpretation of 1 Corinthians and how this letter may be proclaimed in the life of the church today. Through an investigation of letter structure, a social cultural reading, congregational studies, and homiletical theory this course will seek to elucidate the possibilities of Paul's letter for preaching today. Prerequisites: Introductory courses in both preaching and New Testament.

Basic Degree students enrol in KNP3372HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Dorcas Gordon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
KNP6490HS  L0101

Seminar in Theories of Contemporary Christian Education

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

What has been happening in theories of contemporary Christian Education? This course will explore a brief history of, and trends in Christian Education up to modern times, and study important contemporary Christian Education theories from the west and east. Through watching a few movies, we will analyze educational theories behind the movies applying theories we learned.  Then we will formulate our own Christian Education theories for today's church and society. Seminar, lecture, a short presentation (15%), lead a seminar (30%), and major final paper (40%).  Class participation (15%).

Basic Degree students enrol in KNP3490HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Nam Soon Song
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
EMP6539HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/09

Group Process in Pastoral Counselling

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Theoretical/experiential exploration of dynamics of group interaction. Biblical-theological and psycho-social insights utilized in learning process. Seminar group will function as laboratory where issues and themes related to group process are experienced/examined. Relevant for understanding family dynamics, group therapy, group interaction in ministry. Class participation; group facilitation assignment; written assignments.

Basic Degree students enrol in EMP3539HS.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Lawrence A. Beech
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGP6554HS  L0101

Psychology of Faith Development

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course aims at distinguishing some of the more significant ways of conceptualizing human development in psychology and how they have influenced contemporary thinking about religious development. It will discuss the nature/nurture debate of religious development, that is, the various contextual factors and intra-psychic processes at work across the life span and their implication and influence in religious development. In the process it will explore some of the psychological issues involved in religious development and point out their applied relevance. Students will be asked to write several reports on assigned readings and a longer essay for the end of the term. A previous course in psychology and religion would be helpful but not essential.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3554HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Joseph Schner
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3554H & RGP6554H.
RGP6688HS  L0101

Integration for Ministry II

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Through the development of the skill of theological reflection, the participants learn to reflect on their personal and ministerial or work experiences to discern the call of transformation and integration in the midst of the Christian tradition and world realities. This group process takes place in a peer faith setting. Regular attendance required. An overnight retreat is scheduled at the end of the course. One integration paper and mission statement. Pass/Fail for BD students; grade given for AD students.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3688HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGP3688H & RGP6688H.
Biblical Crosslisted Courses
RGB3821HS  L0101

Spirituality and Christian Life in the New Testament

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The NT offers a vision of a renewed and transformed humanity. We will explore the various models of the spiritual and ethical life implied in this vision that are found in the four gospels, the Pauline letters, and the Pastoral Epistles. Special attention will be given to the first-century social and political context, especially that of the Roman Empire and its ideology. Issues of personal transformation, apocalyptic spirituality, ecstatic experience, prayer, violence, sexuality, gender, and exclusivity will be explored. Requirements: Assigned readings, participation (depending on class size), one 10-page final paper. No exams. Three books will be assigned as basic texts. Additional readings will be on reserve in the library.

AD students enrol in RGB6821HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Scott M. Lewis
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 40 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGB3821H & RGB6821H
RGB6821HS  L0101

Spirituality and Christian Life in the New Testament

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The NT offers a vision of a renewed and transformed humanity. We will explore the various models of the spiritual and ethical life implied in this vision that are found in the four gospels, the Pauline letters, and the Pastoral Epistles. Special attention will be given to the first-century social and political context, especially that of the Roman Empire and its ideology. Issues of personal transformation, apocalyptic spirituality, ecstatic experience, prayer, violence, sexuality, gender, and exclusivity will be explored. Requirements: Assigned readings, participation (depending on class size), one 10-page final paper. No exams. Three books will be assigned as basic texts. Additional readings will be on reserve in the library.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGB3821HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Scott M. Lewis
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 40 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGB3821H & RGB6821H
Historical Crosslisted Courses
SAH3473HS  L0101

Issues in Catholic Education in Ontario

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course provides an historical analysis of the evolution of Catholic elementary and secondary schools in Ontario, from the 1830's to the present. In addition students will study the development separate school boards and legislation.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on January 12,  February  16,  April 6  Blended class: please contact professor for details
Instructors: Robert Dixon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
TRH3725HS  L0101

Liturgy in the Middle Ages

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The scope of what was understood as “liturgy” in the middle ages went far beyond the bare words used in the Mass, daily prayer and baptism and descriptions of how the services were performed. It included knowing the names and functions of the grades of ordained clergy (which varied from place to place) and their dress, the design of churches, their furnishing and consecration, the calendar of the liturgical year and of course the nature of the music which accompanied the liturgy.
Teaching methods: lectures, DVDs of manuscripts, video, musical recordings.

AD students enrol in TRH6725HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Barry Graham
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Additional Notes: Trinity College Room 22
TRH6725HS  L0101

Liturgy in the Middle Ages

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The scope of what was understood as “liturgy” in the middle ages went far beyond the bare words used in the Mass, daily prayer and baptism and descriptions of how the services were performed. It included knowing the names and functions of the grades of ordained clergy (which varied from place to place) and their dress, the design of churches, their furnishing and consecration, the calendar of the liturgical year and of course the nature of the music which accompanied the liturgy.
Teaching methods: lectures, DVDs of manuscripts, video, musical recordings.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRH3725HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Barry Graham
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Additional Notes: Trinity College Room 22
Theological Crosslisted Courses
RGT3322HS  L0101

Contemplation in Action

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Ignatius of Loyola wanted Jesuits to be "contemplatives in a ction". This describes the desire of many Christians today and the imperatives thrust upon us to be at once boned with God and with our fellow travellers. Reading in Loyola Zizioulas, J Macmurray, early Christian and contemporary theologians and mystics. NT accounts of prayer and action in Jesus of Nazareth. 10-12 page essay.

AD students enrol in RGT6322HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: John E. Costello
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 15 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
EMT3604HS  L0101

Becoming Intercultural Communities

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will develop knowledge of and practise skills for intercultural life and leadership in heterogeneous publics.  We will draw on interdisciplinary, intercultural materials, including: critical cultural and communication approaches, formation of complex identities and their racialization; scriptural, theological and ethical attention to difference and similarity; worship and educational resources; and the case of the United Church of Canada project, "Becoming an Intercultural Church" as a way of living out its commitment to racial justice. Seminar format with instructional input; participation through active listening, small groups, and short papers--a dialogue paper, a presentation of an intercultural site visit; and a final integrtive project.  Evaluation: dialogue paper (30%); a class presentation on intercultural site visit(30%), and a final integrative project (40%). Prerequisites: Basic Bible, Theology, Pastoral.                                           

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Marilyn J. Legge, G. A. Wenh-In Ng
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology

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RGT3706HS  L0101

Ignatian Contribution to Contemporary Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course evaluates the Ignatian contribution to comtemporary ecclesiology. Utilizing key texts it situates Ignatius' sense of "Church" and the Society of Jesus relationship to the Church. Explores key issues and potential problems faced by a twenty-first-century reader of Ignatius. Engagement with contemporary Jesuit theologians, and the writings of Pope John Paul II and Cardinal Ratzinger. Lectures, student presentations, one short paper and a research paper.  Prerequisite: one year of theology, at least three theology courses.

AD students enrol in RGT6706HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gill Goulding
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGT3706H & RGT6706H.
RGT6322HS  L0101

Contemplation in Action

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Ignatius of Loyola wanted Jesuits to be "contemplatives in a ction". This describes the desire of many Christians today and the imperatives thrust upon us to be at once boned with God and with our fellow travellers. Reading in Loyola Zizioulas, J Macmurray, early Christian and contemporary theologians and mystics. NT accounts of prayer and action in Jesus of Nazareth. 20-25 page essay.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3322HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: John E. Costello
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 15 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
RGT6706HS  L0101

Ignatian Contribution to Contemporary Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2011  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course evaluates the Ignatian contribution to comtemporary ecclesiology. Utilizing key texts it situates Ignatius' sense of "Church" and the Society of Jesus relationship to the Church. Explores key issues and potential problems faced by a twenty-first-century reader of Ignatius. Engagement with contemporary Jesuit theologians, and the writings of Pope John Paul II and Cardinal Ratzinger. Lectures, seminar discussion, student presentations, one short paper and a research paper.  Prerequisite: one year of theology, at least three theology courses.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3706HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gill Goulding
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGT3706H & RGT6706H.

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