Historical Courses for the 2010 Fall Session

Course Listings by Level

Crosslisted Courses

1000 Level Courses
SAH1001HF  L0101

Early Christianity (to AD 600)

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Geographical expansion of the Church; its relation to surrounding culture; its development of doctrinal and ethical positions; its various forms of life and worship. Lectures, discussions, minor paper, mid-term paper, final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 09:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Peter M. Meehan
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 30
SMH1010HF  L0101

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

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

From the subapostolic age to the "Triumph of Orthodoxy" in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam. Lectures, 2 seminars. One synthetic paper, one essay.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Pablo Argárate
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
EMH1010HF  L0101

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

From the subapostolic age to the 'Triumph of Orthodoxy' in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam. This course will consist of lectures, small group discussions, and oral reports that summarize small group discussions. Short assignments; choice of final exam or research paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Brian Clarke
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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WYH1010HF  L6101

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

From the subapostolic age to the "Triumph of Orthodoxy" in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam. Online participation, one short essay, and two other academic exercises (choice of reading notes, short papers, weekly quizzes, final exam, etc.).

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Gary Graber
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
RGH1010HF  L6101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/06

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Online Course

Offered On-Line: From the subapostolic age to the “Triumph of Orthodoxy” in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam. Weekly on-line participation, short papers, research paper.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Jaroslav Z. Skira
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 18
KNH1015HF  L0101

A Global History of Christianity - a survey

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A survey of the history of Christianity and an introduction to the study of Christian history. Lecture. Book review, seminar participation, mid-term exam, final exam. Mandatory seminar.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
2000 Level Courses
TRH2002HF  L0101

A History of the Church in the Middle Ages

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course aims to provide a general knowledge of mediaeval church  history (600 - 1500) presented in a text and by exercising critical reasoning through analysing 3 primary texts chosen by the student. The reality of the church's life shown by the clergy, laity and in its worship is made tangible through manuscript, artistic and architectural material from videos and Power Point presentations.
Teaching methods: seminars, audiovisuals, lectures.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Barry Graham
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH2010HF  L0101

History of Christianity II

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Development of thought and piety; monasticism and mendicants; crusades, parish life; papacy, princes and church councils; Byzantium; East-West relations; relations with Jews and Muslims; Renaissance and reformations; reformers; missionary expansion; confessionalism.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors:
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 2
TRH2010HF  L6101

History of Christianity II

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Online Course

Development of thought and piety; monasticism and mendicants; crusades, parish life; papacy, princes and church councils; Byzantium; East-West relations; relations with Jews and Muslims; Renaissance and reformations; reformers; missionary expansion; confessionalism.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors:
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH2231HF  L0101

The Life and Theology of Martin Luther

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A historical introduction to the life, thought and legacy of Martin Luther with particular attention to themes relating to his pastoral theology. By exploring historically the theological, political and social context of Luther’s world, this course will contextualize some of his central theological ideas. Many of the historical events from Luther’s life will be addressed by examining primary and secondary material. This class will be taught through lectures, class discussions and short presentations. The students will be assessed according to short assignments, participation, short presentation and final exam or research paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 30
WYH2241HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/09/08

History of English Evangelical Spirituality

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Surveys the spirituality of evangelicalism primarily in the Anglican tradition in England in its formative period between c. 1730 and 1833. Lectures and workshop. Short papers (including biographical study), and research paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 09:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Thomas P. Power
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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SAH2447HF  L0101

History of Canadian Catholics

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Exploration of Amerindian and French interface, baroque spirituality, arrival of the Irish and Scots, ultramontane spirituality, Confederation and Catholic education, messianic language groups, Canadians cope with the Depression, church unity and the CCCB, the Asbestos Strike, Quiet Revolution, Vatican II, women, and Aboriginal People. Presentation, paper, and open exam.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Terence Fay, S.J.
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 12
TRH2452HF  L0101

Eastern Christian Thoughts Doctrine and Theology from 15th to 21st C

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Orthodox thought continues a dynamic development in the world after 1453, but struggles to engage the wider world of thought until the "renaissance" of orthodox theology in the 19th and 20th C. Reading of theologians, especially of 20th C., and of "dialogue-theology" between orthodox and "Western" scholars. Recent Oriental-Byzantine Orthodox interaction. Prerequisite: TRH2401H.

Schedule: Thursday, 19:00 to 22:00
Instructors: Richard Schneider
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH2459HF  L0101

Old Testament: the Orthodox/Eastern Christian understanding - a text-exegetical approach to revelation and the Word

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Evaluation of the possibility of interaction or dialogue between Orthodox theoria-reading, which understands the OT eschatologically in reference to the new, and modern Western historical-critical approached to reading the OT text. Short theological-exegetical exercise; longer essay. Recommended preparation TRT2110H.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 22:00
Instructors: Richard Schneider
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
3000 Level Courses
SMH3013HF  L0101

The Holy Land in the 4th Century: the Victory of Christianity

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2005 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The fourth century marks the period when, with Constantine’s building on the holy places, Christianity has for the first time its foot prints in the holy land.  It is the triumphant religion as Judaism is shrinking to fewer settlements than before. This century, thus, marks the summit of collision between the two religions. Although Judaism is still dominant in some parts of the country such as southern Judah and the Galilee, still, with the intervention of the imperial institutions restrictions on the Jews, which resulted in revolt, serious earthquake all this will be dealt with in the course. Synagogues and church were constructed then and these will also be described.  Lectures, Discussions, one essay.  One essay (70%) and participation  in class (30%)

 

AD students enrol in SMH6013HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH3053HF  L0101

Divine Oracles: Exegesis in the Early Church

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of the parallel development of Biblical interpretation and Canon in the Early Church, from the first to the 4th centuries. A high point in this process was the development of systematic Christian commentaries on the Old and New Testaments. In this course students will look at excerpts from commentaries ranging from the Dead Sea Scrolls through the late 4th century and read selections from Christian authors, both orthodox and heterodox, with an eye to understanding how the boundaries and interpretation of Scripture changed over time. The systematic commentary marked a significant change in the way Christians "did" theology which provides an opportunity to explore of the meaning of exegesis in our own as well as earlier times. Lectures, reading of original sources in translation, group discussion, 1 reflection paper, research essay.

AD students enrol in TRH6053HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Richard Paul Vaggione
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Biblical
SMH3058HF  L0101

Early Christian Art

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

In the period between 200 AD and the end of the sixth century, Christian art emerged and evolved as a particular manifestation of the mystery of Christian faith. Sacred (but also secular) architecture witnesses this new cultural phenomenon. Churches following various patterns, baptisteries, and monasteries alongside wall paintings and mosaics, sarcophagi and small-scale pieces of art reveal and interact with a particular comprehension of the mystery of Christ and the Church. In this course, early Christian art is set against its theological, cultural, socio-economical, and political background. Discussions, presentations. One essay.  One research essay (60%) and participation in class (40%).

AD students enrol in SMH6058HF.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pablo Argárate
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
CGH3115HF  L0101

Anabaptist Spirituality in Historical Context I

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Waterloo Site

Description and analysis of Anabaptist spirituality in context of the spiritual currents of early, medieval and late medieval Christian spiritual traditions.

AD students enrol in CGH6115HF.

Schedule: Wednesday, 13:00 to 16:00
Instructors: C. Arnold Snyder
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH3181HF  L0101

Jerusalem in the Crusader Period

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Jerusalem was the target of the Crusades (1099-1291). It also served as the capital of the kingdom and principalities that the Crusaders established in the Middle East. The course will describe Jerusalem as fulfilling the function of a capital and the religious center of the kingdom. The description of  the topography of the city will be the main feature in the course, and through this medium, all the social, ethnic components of the city will be described.  Lectures, Discussions, One essay.  One essay (70%) and participation in class (30%).

AD students enrol in SMH6181HF.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
CGH3232HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/22

The Sword and Non-Resistance in the Reformation: 1516-1540

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A textual and contextual study of representative writings on topics such as violence and the state, pacifism, whether a Christian is allowed to be a judge, soldier, etc., during the Reformation in German and Dutch regions of continental Europe. Chronologically the study will begin with writings from the pre-Reformation period and will end around the year 1540. The course uses lectures and seminar discussions to approach figures and texts of a wide-spread debate concerning the use of the sword in matters of religion that occurred throughout all Christian traditions in Europe as well as within those traditions. It will also examine how the arguments and positions of each document are related to others, alongside a study of the documents

AD students enrol in CGH6232HF.

Schedule: Thursday, 13:00 to 15:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 15 · Crosslisted to: Theological
ICH3313HF  L0101

Aristotle, Aquinas and the Scholastic Approach to the History of Philosophy

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2004 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar examines the scholastic approach to the history of philosophy exemplified by Etienne Gilson against the background of its foundation in the thought of Aristotle as it was appropriated by Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth century.  It examines the role that philosophy or theology’s history plays in the conceptual constructions of scholastic thinkers, and what they think is truly first and deepest in the history they so study.

AD students enrol in ICH6313HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Robert Sweetman
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH3661HF  L0101

Jerusalem as a City of Conflict

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2006 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Jerusalem is a city where all through history many conflicts occurred.  Most of the conflicts have a religious background. The course will show how the sanctity of the city was achieved by all the three monotheistic religions. Therefore a survey of the history of each of these religions connected to the city will be taught in the course.  Taching Methods: The course will consist of lectures and participation of the students in the class.  Evaluation: One essay  (70 %), Participation in Class (30%).

 

AD students enrol in SMH6661HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
ICH3757HF  L0101

Beauty: Theology, Ethics or Aesthetics

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Is beauty simply “in the eye of the beholder” or is it something more? Is it a way to God, a moral precept, or the specific locus for a unique kind of pleasure? This course examines a variety of subjective and objective views of beauty in the history of Western philosophy and theology from antiquity to the present (e.g. in the thought of Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, Kant, Weil, Barth, and Balthasar). It will also consider the implications of these views of beauty for the production of the visual arts, music, and literary culture in Western religion and society.

AD students enrol in ICH6757HF.

Schedule: Thursday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Rebekah Smick
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
5000 Level Courses
WYH5001HF  L0101

Historiography

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Studies in the theory of history and methods of historical study and writing, related mainly to Christianity. Required of all AD students in the History Dept. Discussions in class (10%) and on-line (30%) of select historical works representing diverse approaches and interests; two short class presentations; two mid-length papers (30% each).

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Alan L. Hayes
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH5041HF  L0101

Monastic Foundations

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Historical development of monasticism to John Climacus. Types of monasticism. Monastic rules. Ascetic writings. Lectures, seminars and discussion of texts. Class participation 30%; research essay 70%.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: T. Allan Smith
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH5701HF  L0101

Athanasius of Alexandria

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

In the dramatic half century that followed the council of Nicaea in the fourth century, Athanasius rallied the theologians that sought a creative adhesion to the Nicene Creed. In doing this, he delved into the mystery of the Incarnation of the Lord and later on of the divinity of the Holy Spirit. In addition to this, he was instrumental in canalizing the momentum of monastic emergence into the Church, mainly through his "Life of Anthony." The course will engage in a detailed and contextualized reading of his main works and their relevance for the theological enterprise. Discussions, presentations. One essay.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pablo Argárate
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Theological
6000 Level Courses
SMH6013HF  L0101

The Holy Land in the 4th Century: the Victory of Christianity

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2005 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The fourth century marks the period when, with Constaine's building on the holy places, Christiainity has for the first time its foot prints in the holy land.  It is the triumphant religion as Judaism is shrinking to fewer settlements than before.  This century, thus, marks the summit of collision between the two religions. Although Judaism is still dominant in some parts of the country such as southern Judah and the Galilee, still, with the intervention of the imperial institutions restrictions on the Jews, which resulted in revolt, serious earthquake all this will be dealt with in the course.  Synagogues and church were constructed then and these will also be described.  Lectures, Discussions, one essay.  One essay (70%) and participation in class (30%)

Basic Degree students enrol in SMH3013HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH6053HF  L0101

Divine Oracles: Exegesis in the Early Church

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of the parallel development of Biblical interpretation and Canon in the Early Church, from the first to the 4th centuries. A high point in this process was the development of systematic Christian commentaries on the Old and New Testaments. In this course students will look at excerpts from commentaries ranging from the Dead Sea Scrolls through the late 4th century and read selections from Christian authors, both orthodox and heterodox, with an eye to understanding how the boundaries and interpretation of Scripture changed over time. The systematic commentary marked a significant change in the way Christians "did" theology which provides an opportunity to explore of the meaning of exegesis in our own as well as earlier times. Lectures, reading of original sources in translation, group discussion, 1 reflection paper, research essay.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRH3053HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Richard Paul Vaggione
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Biblical
SMH6058HF  L0101

Early Christian Art

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

In the period between 200 AD and the end of the sixth century, Christian art emerged and evolved as a particular manifestation of the mystery of Christian faith. Sacred (but also secular) architecture witnesses this new cultural phenomenon. Churches following various patterns, baptisteries, and monasteries alongside wall paintings and mosaics, sarcophagi and small-scale pieces of art reveal and interact with a particular comprehension of the mystery of Christ and the Church. In this course, early Christian art is set against its theological, cultural, socio-economical, and political background. Discussions, presentations. One essay.  One research essay (60%) and participation in class (40%).

Basic Degree students enrol in SMH3058HF.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Pablo Argárate
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
CGH6115HF  L0101

Anabaptist Spirituality in Historical Context I

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Waterloo Site

Desciption and analysis of Anabaptist spirituality in context of the spiritual currents of early, medieval and late medieval Christian spiritual traditions.

Basic Degree students enrol in CGH3115HF.

Schedule: Wednesday, 13:00 to 16:00
Instructors: C. Arnold Snyder
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH6181HF  L0101

Jerusalem in the Crusader Period

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Jerusalem was the target of the Crusades (1099-1291). It also served as the capital of the kingdom and principalities that the Crusaders established in the Middle East. The course will describe Jerusalem as fulfilling the function of a capital and the religious center of the kingdom. The description of  the topography of the city will be the main feature in the course, and through this medium, all the social, ethnic components of the city will be described.  Lectures, Discussions, One essay.  One essay (70%) and participation in class (30%).

Basic Degree students enrol in SMH3181HF.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
CGH6232HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2010/07/22

The Sword and Non-Resistance in the Reformation: 1516-1540

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A textual and contextual study of representative writings on topics such as violence and the state, pacifism, whether a Christian is allowed to be a judge, soldier, etc., during the Reformation in German and Dutch regions of continental Europe. Chronologically the study will begin with writings from the pre-Reformation period and will end around the year 1540. The course uses lectures and seminar discussions to approach figures and texts of a wide-spread debate concerning the use of the sword in matters of religion that occurred throughout all Christian traditions in Europe as well as within those traditions. It will also examine how the arguments and positions of each document are related to others, alongside a study of the documents’ contexts, using presentations and two papers. The first paper will be a comparison of Luther and Erasmus, the second a research paper to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

Basic Degree students enrol in CGH3232HF.

Schedule: Thursday, 13:00 to 15:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 15 · Crosslisted to: Theological
ICH6313HF  L0101

Aristotle, Aquinas and the Scholastic Approach to the History of Philosophy

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2004 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar examines the scholastic approach to the history of philosophy exemplified by Etienne Gilson against the background of its foundation in the thought of Aristotle as it was appropriated by Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth century.  It examines the role that philosophy or theology’s history plays in the conceptual constructions of scholastic thinkers, and what they think is truly first and deepest in the history they so study.

Basic Degree students enrol in ICH3313HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Robert Sweetman
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMH6661HF  L0101

Jerusalem as a City of Conflict

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2006 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Jerusalem is a city where all through history many conflicts occurred.  Most of the conflicts have a religious background. The course will show how the sanctity of the city was achieved by all the three monotheistic religions. Therefore a survey of the history of each of these religions connected to the city will be taught in the course.  Taching Methods: The course will consist of lectures and participation of the students in the class.  Evaluation: One essay  (70 %), Participation in Class (30%).

Basic Degree students enrol in SMH3661HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
ICH6757HF  L0101

Beauty: Theology, Ethics or Aesthetics

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Is beauty simply “in the eye of the beholder” or is it something more? Is it a way to God, a moral precept, or the specific locus for a unique kind of pleasure? This course examines a variety of subjective and objective views of beauty in the history of Western philosophy and theology from antiquity to the present (e.g. in the thought of Plato, Augustine, Aquinas, Kant, Weil, Barth, and Balthasar). It will also consider the implications of these views of beauty for the production of the visual arts, music, and literary culture in Western religion and society.

Basic Degree students enrol in ICH3757HF.

Schedule: Thursday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Rebekah Smick
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Theological Crosslisted Courses
RGT3563HF  L0101

Eastern Christian Doctrines

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A comprehensive synthesis of primarily the Byzantine Orthodox doctrinal tradition. Themes include: the sources of Tradition, creation, eschatology, anthropology, soteriology, Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Trinity, liturgy and sacraments, ecclesiology and East-West ecumenism. Lectures, seminars, short papers, research paper. Prerequisite: Three courses from the Theological or Historical departments.

AD students enrol in RGT6563HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Jaroslav Z. Skira
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Historical
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGT3563H & RGT6563H.
WYT3651HF  L0101

Grace and Salvation in the Reformers

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the major theological interests of Reform movements in the pre-modern and Reformation-era Church, covering the figures of Francis, Wycliffe, Tyndale, Latimer, Luther, Calvin, Trent, Radical Reformers, and Hooker. This is a course that focuses on theology, not church history, but will seek to identify formative strands of thinking about the Gospel and the work of Christ among these Christian thinkers as they sought to re-shape the witness of the Church in their time.  The nature of ecclesial “re-formation” will be a sub-theme of the course. Evaluation:  Participation (attendance and discussion – 20%);  weekly quizzes (20%); papers (25% [midterm] and 35% [final])

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical
SMT3670HF  L0101

Thought of Vatican II

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Studies the documents and teachings of Vatican II. Brief overview of the historical background to the Council and to Councils in the life of the church. Seminars guide discussions based on close readings of the 16 documents with emphasis on the historical context and ecclesiological significance of each document. Seminar presentations; participation in analysis of the documents; integration paper.

AD students enrol in SMT6670HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Attridge
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical
RGT6563HF  L0101

Eastern Christian Doctrines

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A comprehensive synthesis of primarily the Byzantine Orthodox doctrinal tradition. Themes include: the sources of Tradition, creation, eschatology, anthropology, soteriology, Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Trinity, liturgy and sacraments, ecclesiology and East-West ecumenism. Lectures, seminars, short papers, research paper. Prerequisite: Three courses from the Theological or Historical departments.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3563HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Jaroslav Z. Skira
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Historical
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGT3563H & RGT6563H.
SMT6670HF  L0101

Thought of Vatican II

Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Studies the documents and teachings of Vatican II. Brief overview of the historical background to the Council and to Councils in the life of the church. Seminars guide discussions based on close readings of the 16 documents with emphasis on the historical context and ecclesiological significance of each document. Seminar presentations; participation in analysis of the documents; integration paper.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMT3670HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Attridge
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical

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Historical Courses for the <em>2010</em> Fall Session

Historical Courses for the <em>2010</em> Fall Session