Historical Courses for the 2010 Summer Session

Course Listings by Level

1000 Level Courses
SMH1010HF  L0101

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

Offered in Summer 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. Lectures, 2 seminars. One synthetic paper, one essay.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Schedule Notes: 9 Weekly Meetings on Monday (April 26-June 28, excluding May 24 (Victoria Day).
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Last day to withdraw: May 10, 2010.
2000 Level Courses
SAH2224HF  L6101

Church Encounters 20thC Culture

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

Sketches 4 major cultural challenges facing the Church, 1900-1960. Explores the official responses from the Magisterium, and a few individual attempts to find living solutions to these problems, leading up to Vatican II. Lectures/Seminar and readings. Class participation, weekly email questions, three short papers and final exam.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: 05/03 · Ends: 07/23
Instructors: Janine Langan
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 20
Enrollment Notes: Withdrawal deadline:  May 24
TRH2253HY  L6101

Modern Atheism

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  New Course · Online Course

This introductory course surveys the history of atheism and secularization from the mid-eighteenth-century Western European Enlightenment to the present. We will not only read selections from some of the most important English, Scottish, German, and American atheists, agnostics, and rationalists of the period, but also examine and discuss how contemporary political and social thought contributed to the rise of secular thought and gradual decline in theological orthodoxy. The course will demonstrate how the writings of atheists and theological rationalists have always been predicated on significant intellectual and emotional tensions between orthodox Christianity and contemporary culture. Participation, research summary, book report, online final exam.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: 05/04 · Ends: 07/27
Schedule Notes: May 4 through July 27; Tuesdays
Instructors: John W. Clarke, Jr.
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 15
Enrollment Notes: Withdrawal Deadline: May 26
WYH2434HF  L0101

Anglican Church Studies

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  New Course · Dallas,TX Site

This lecture course surveys the history and theology of the Anglican Church, including an examination of global Anglicanism in the Third World. The course includes the examination of primary sources from the Reformation and Restoration periods, as well as appropriate secondary sources. Means of evaluation includes written critical reviews and original research.

Schedule: 13:15 to 16:00 · Begins: 06/14 · Ends: 06/25
Schedule Notes: Monday through Friday, June 14-25
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
TRH2455HS  L0101

Orthodox Pastoralia 2: 1300 - present

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

History and leading themes in Orthodox spiritual –pastoral writing by monks, bishops, laymen and laywomen, from the hesychast period until the present. Filling in of background and developments from 1300 through the 18th and 19th c. revival, but concentration on 20th C. writers. Readings (from a kit of excerpts) will include monastic writings, spiritual anthologies and inspirational texts, catecheses, sermons, and letters, and some diaries.

Schedule Notes: Every day, 5-16 July 2010.  Please see attachment for more information.
Instructors: Mary Marrocco, Paul Ladouceur
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 12 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Additional Notes: Off-campus in retreat house. 

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TRH2641HF  L4101

Israel-Sinai, People, Story, Land

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  New Course · Israel Site

On-site study of Israel and the Sinai, studying the people, the story and the land of Israel and the Sinai as it can be known by history, archeology, anthropology, liturgy, and social study.

Schedule: · Begins: 04/24 · Ends: 05/09
Schedule Notes: Intensive visit to Israel Sinai, April 24 to May 9
Instructors: David Neelands
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 30

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