Theological Courses for the 2013 Winter Session

Course Listings by Level

Crosslisted Courses

1000 Level Courses
SMT1101HS  L0101

Foundations of Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Elements of theological reflection, with emphasis on theological method. Revelation, faith, scripture, liturgy, tradition, dogma, magisterium, the theologian, infallibility, and historicity. Lectures, discussions, short papers, final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 18:30 to 20:30
Instructors: Jean-Pierre Fortin
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 36
KNT1101HS  L0101

Reformed Theology in Dialogue

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Basic principles of reformed theology and their significance in current theological debate. Lecture.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Charles James Fensham
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRT1101HS  L0101

Systematic Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Offers an overview of the principles, resources, and central themes of Christian theology - revelation, the doctrines of the Trinity, the person and work of Jesus Christ, and humanity in relation to God. Discussion paper, final exam, class participation.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: David Neelands
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 340
EMT1101HS  L0101

Theology I

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to theology, including introductory treatment of theological method, creation, God, Christology, Trinity, soteriology, and eschatology. Requirements: lectures, short paper, take-home examination, final research paper. Prequisite: basic course in Bible.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Thomas E. Reynolds
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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KNT1101HS  L6101 · Cancelled on 2012

Reformed Theology in Dialogue

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Online Course

Basic principles of reformed theology and their significance in current theological debate. Lecture.

Schedule:
Instructors: Charles James Fensham
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYT1106HS  L0101

Introduction to Missional Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course seeks both to introduce the different theological subspecialties, even as it orients the whole enterprise. It uses as its organizing concept that of mission. This also brings into play questions of our own cultural moment and the practical task of the church. Lectures, tutorials. Evaluation: class participation, two short reflection papers, one major paper.

Schedule: Wednesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: J. Glen Taylor, R. Mwita Akiri
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT1703HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/14

Scholastic Philosophical Concepts

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to scholastic terms and concepts in the context of their use in the philosophical theology of Thomas Aquinas. Readings cover texts that treat the existence and attributes of God, being and essence, form and matter, substance and accident, the human soul and its faculties, happiness, human action, and natural law. Lectures and discussion; short papers, essay, and final exam.

 

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Pamela J. Reeve
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8
SAT1711HS  L6101

Introduction to Thomas Aquinas

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Online Course

This course is an introduction to the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), the most influential Catholic theologian of the last millennium. No previous knowledge of Aquinas or of philosophy is presumed. We will start by looking at Aquinas' program of remaking Christian theology in light of the best philosophy and science of his day; then we will examine his views on human action, human nature, human knowing and philosophical theology. Lectures, discussion, short papers and final exam. On-line discussion, book review, 2,000 word paper.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Sean Mulrooney
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 25
TRT1711HS  L0101

Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Primer for theological students with little or no background in philosophical thought. Attention to revolutionary developments in philosophical thought and how they have influenced development of Christian faith. Book analysis, exam.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Donald Wiebe
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 340
SAT1902HS  L0101

Fundamental Christian Ethics II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the subjective dimensions of Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be considered are concepts of the person, freedom and responsibility, conscience, aspects of moral decision making, virtue and vice. Lectures, discussions, readings, short papers and final exam; the course will also include a limited online component. (Prerequisite: Fundamental Christian Ethics I.)

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: TBA
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16
2000 Level Courses
WYT2101HS  L0101

The Bride of the Lamb: Systematic Theology II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores the activity of God from creation to new creation, with special emphasis on the Spirit's work in the Church. We also examine the image of God in the human person and the nature of sin. This course presupposes Systematic Theology I. Lectures, tutorials. Short papers, final exam. Tutorial 10-11 am

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Joseph Mangina
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Biblical
SAT2222HS  L0101

Mystery of the Trinity

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Mystery of the Triune God with its Biblical sources and Patristic development, and an examination of the development of the understanding of the Immanent Trinity, with attention paid to particular issues, e.g. Filioque, notion of 'Person'. Also stressed is the development of a Trinitarian spirituality with some attention to the mystics. Lectures, mid-term test, end of term test.

Schedule: Monday, 09:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gregory H. Carruthers
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT2223HS  L0101

Mystery of the Triune God

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Mystery of God Triune: biblical, liturgical, historical, and contemporary theology on the Trinity. Question of God in human experience, atheism, Trinitarian debates, feminist perspectives, the Trinity in the economy of salvation, implications for prayer. Lectures, discussions, short paper, final exam.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT2223HS  L4101

Mystery of the Triune God

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2012 · Burlington Site

Mystery of God Triune: biblical, liturgical, historical, and contemporary theology on the Trinity. Question of God in human experience, atheism, Trinitarian debates, feminist perspectives, the Trinity in the economy of salvation, implications for prayer. Lectures, discussions, short paper, final exam.

Schedule: Tuesday, 18:00 to 20:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 36
Enrollment Notes: Classes will be held at Corpus Christi Secondary School 5150 Upper Middle Road, Burlington, ON L7L 0E5
SAT2242HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Answering Jesus' question: "Who do people say I am?", course uses Old Testament expectations, New Testament data, Conciliar definitions and contemporary issues. Lectures, mid-term test, final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Josephine Lombardi
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT2242HS  L0102

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Answering Jesus' question: "Who do people say I am?", course uses Old Testament expectations, New Testament data, Conciliar definitions and contemporary issues. Lectures, mid-term test, final exam.

Schedule: Wednesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: J. Chandrakanthan
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8
RGT2321HS  L0101

Creation, Man/Woman, Sin

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Christian doctrine of creation; its scriptural foundation in Old and New Testaments; its difference from Greek philosophical theories; its history to present; its relation to evolution; contemporary theories. Man/woman: their nature and relationship to God and the world as understood in history of Christian thought. Monogenism vs. polygenism. The problem of evil, original sin and sin of the world. Lectures and discussion. Paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ovey N. Mohammed
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
SAT2331HS  L0101

Grace and Glory

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The new creation in Christ; God's universal salvific will, the mystery of Christian Justification, the new life in Christ within Church for the world. Eschatology. One midterm test, one mini-synthesis and a final oral examination.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Charles Anang
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGT2341HS  L0101

Eschatology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to the teachings of the Christian Church and theological understanding concerning eschatology both as it has developed in the tradition and in the renewed interest it has gained from some of the significant theologians of the 20th C. Topics include: philosophical foundations, eschatology in the OT and NT, immortality and resurrection, theology of death and afterlife, individual and communal judgement, parousia, apocalyptic, political eschatology. Short paper, book review, final exam, class participation.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: John Dadosky
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
SAT2401HS  L0101

Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II. Her foundation in Christ in Scripture and history that gives rise to her structure, mission, and four Marks. Mary as the Mother of the Church and eschatological icon. One midterm test, one mini-synthesis and a final oral examination.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Mark Robson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 14
SAT2401HS  L0102

Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

The mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II. Her foundation in Christ in Scripture and history that gives rise to her structure, mission, and four Marks. Mary as the Mother of the Church and eschatological icon. This course is part of the Diaconate Formation Diploma program at St. Augustine's.

Schedule:
Schedule Notes: Weekends
Instructors: Robert J. Barringer CSB
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT2402HS  L0101

Introduction to Liturgy

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is an introduction to the history, theology and pastoral practice of Christian liturgy. Topics include: the role of ritual and symbol in human life, the historical development of Christian worship in both East and West, the relationship of liturgy to society and culture, liturgical theology, and critical approaches to liturgical practice. Lectures, readings, discussions, online postings, class presentation, research paper.

Schedule: Wednesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Christian McConnell
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT2404HS  L0101

Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Jesus' preaching of the reign of God; development of ecclesial structures; ministries in the church; mission, service, and witness in the Church today, contemporary issues leading to and arising from Vatican II. Lectures, discussions, research paper, take-home exam.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Attridge
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT2432HS  L0101

Sacramental Theology II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Historical and systematic study of the sacraments of healing (penance and anointing of the sick) and sacraments of growth (marriage and orders) with special consideration of the pastoral viewpoint. Three short papers, seminars, final exam.

Schedule: Friday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Mark Robson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYT2505HS  L0101

Introduction to Anglican Theology: Ways of Reading the Bible in the English Church and Anglican Communion

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This is a survey course in Anglican theology that will involve extensive reading. Using the lens of Scriptural interpretation as a way of approaching the sweep of Anglican theological thinking, this course will survey chronologically a broad range Anglican readers of Scripture in an attempt to gauge the development of the larger religious vision of Anglicanism over time. Beginning with Wycliffe, the course will move through a number of writers into the early 20th century, and end with some recent statements on the reading of Scripture from around the Anglican Communion. Lectures and weekly tutorials on the primary-source readings. Weekly content quizzes; midterm; final exam.

Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday
Schedule Notes: Tuesday 9-10:30; Thursday 11-12:30
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT2600HS  L6101

Theological Anthropology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2011 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

Exploration of the following themes in the light of Christian revelation: creation, community, body & soul, humanity as male and female, sin, grace, eschatology. Lectures, readings, presentations, final exam.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Vivian Ligo
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 25 · Crosslisted to:
KNT2621HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/15

Models of Contextual Theology: An Asian Perspective

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The purpose of this course is to help students realize the contextual nature of theology through lectures on contextual theology as well as seminars on Asian theologians and their theologies.  With this format, this course aims to help non-Asian students to get some knowledge of Asian cultures and Asian indigenous religions, and Asian students to develop a theology based on their Asian heritage and experiences.  Consequently, this course aspires to help theological students, both Asian and non-Asian, to overcome Western parochialism and contribute to a development of Christian theology for the coming multicultural and pluralistic century that we have been already embarked on.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Bryan Jeongguk Lee
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT2701HS  L0101

Philosophy of Religion

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A survey of some of the main themes in philosophy of religion including: faith and reason, religious experience, divine attributes, the problem of evil, petitionary prayer, miracles, and religious diversity. Lectures and discussion; short papers and essay.

 

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Pamela J. Reeve
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 14
SMT2705HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/07

Philosophical Anthropology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

What does it mean to be human?  How do different theories of what it means to be human affect the way that we think of ourselves, our relationship to the world and our relationship to God?  In this course, we discuss various conceptions of human nature, including dualism, hylomorphism, evolutionary accounts and religious understandings.  The objective of the course is understanding of the various theories of human nature, and to be able to engage in the debate about what it is that we are and how we engage with the world.  The course is evaluated through two shorter papers (worth 15 and 25%), one long paper (worth 45%) and participation (15%).

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Daniel Bader
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT2707HS  L0101

Introduction to Moral Philosophy

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An examination of three different approaches to ethics. First, we will look at the foundations of Western morality through reading Plato's Gorgias; second, at Nietzsche's attack on Western morality in Beyond Good & Evil; and third at Aquinas' treatment of the virtues. Lectures, discussions, short papers, final exam.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Sean Mulrooney
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 14
TRT2802HS  L0101

Beyond Homelessness

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of the nature of postmodern homelessness in the light of a theological and phenomenological analysis of homecoming and homemaking. Biblical themes such as creation, exodus, covenant, land and kingdom will be interpreted in the context of present experiences of social homelessness, geo-political violence, international refugees, disconnectedness to the earth and an overwhelming sense of being nomads without roots in any place of community. Seminar. Evaluation: Class Participation 25%, reflection papers or one major essay 75%.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Brian Walsh
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: CRC Wycliffe
RGT2810HS  L0101

Pastoral Competency

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A review of the moral, pastoral and canonical principles of sound ministerial practice in the Roman Catholic tradition, along with an intensive practicum. Online component, lecture, discussion, tutoring. For lay students and ordination candidates in the M.Div. program at Regis College only. Oral Examination for pass/fail credit. Prerequisite: permission of the Regis College M.Div. Director.

Schedule: 9:00 to 15:00
Schedule Notes: 2013 April 15-23
Instructors: Gilles Mongeau
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
CGT2901HS  L4101

Christian Ethics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Waterloo Site

A critical engagement with contemporary approaches to Christian Ethics. Attention to the relationship of Christian Ethics to theology, and to the life and witness of the Church. Lectures, discussion of readings, short written assignments, major student presentation, research paper. Lectures, discussion of readings, student presentations. Short written assignments, major student presentation, research paper. 

 
Schedule: Thursday, 19:00 to 22:00
Instructors: Jeremy M. Bergen
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
3000 Level Courses
EMT3101HS  L0101

Biography and Thought: Study of Muhammad the Prophet

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course will undertake a detailed study of Prophet Muhammad's biography in the light of the Qur'anic revelation and religious thought that became foundational for the development of legal-ethical and theological traditions.  Students will study the life of the Prophet and relate it to his spiritual as well as temporal experience to investigate political theology of Islam.  Our approach will be that of History of Religions (phenomenology), that is, aiming at a fuller understanding of the meaning of the concepts like "Apostle of God," "Seal of the Prophets," "The Mother of the Book," and so on, for individual Muslims and for Muslim thinkers over the centuries.  In order to accomplish this task, students will study the entire Qur'an, in conjunction with the biography of the Prophet. Mid-term, 25%; Final Exam, 30%: Research paper, 40%; Class participation, 5%.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Nevin Reda
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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EMT3130HS  L0101

Embodiment and Christian Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

 This seminar course explores the role of bodies and embodiment by analyzing particular contexts in Christian history and contemporary life. It raises and seeks to answer questions about death, suffering, and the after life, about the relationship between body, minds and soul, about sex, race, gender and dis/ability, about the body as a locus of knowledge/ wisdom, and about religious identity and agency. Putting historical readings from the early church, Medieval Christianity, and Modernity in dialogue with contemporary theological texts, students develop historical understanding of contemporary issues related to embodiment and Christian practice. Student engagement with the course will be evaluated by level and quality of participation, an in-class presentation on one set of readings, two short papers (~2 pages each), and a final paper 12-15 pages). This course qualifies as a designated spirituality elective at EM.

 
Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Natalie Wigg-Stevenson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 7 · Max: 15 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology

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RGT3243HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course promotes the personal critical appropriation of the Scriptural and dogmatic tradition in Christology, whether in preparation for the M.Div. comprehensive exam, or as a solid foundation in Christology for other students. It helps the student preparing for ministry to bring a systematic understanding of the person and work of Jesus the Christ to bear on pastoral issues and exposes the student to the spiritual dimension of Christological teaching. Lectures and seminars. Assignments for 3243: exegetical paper, oral interview, 2 learning reports, take home final exam. Assignments for 6243: 2 mid-length papers, participation in 3 seminars outside of class time.

AD students enrol in RGT6243HS.

Schedule: Monday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Gilles Mongeau
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)
KNT3271HS  L0101

Doctrines of Reconciliation

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Critical assessment of the most important and formative theories on the Christian doctrine of reconciliation with particular reference to those that have shaped reformed perspectives. Lectures and group discussion. Evaluation by essay. Prerequisites: A basic introductory theology course plus another theology course. Knox students should have completed Church, Ministry, Sacraments.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Charles James Fensham
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGT3322HS  L0101

Contemplation in Action

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · 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: 16 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Max 16 (AD & BD)
TRT3332HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/07/17

Theology of the Human: Christian Anthropology in Doctrine, Identity , and Culture

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course examines Christian theology and doctrine of the human being in creation and redemption. Also to be explored are concepts of human evolution, consciousness, personhood, sexuality, family, ethnicity, work, community, culture, memory, faithful living as imitation of Christ.

AD students enrol in TRT6332HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Kurt Anders Richardson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
RGT3333HS  L0101

Transformative Dynamics of Grace

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explores the transformative dynamics of grace in Scripture, representative early theologians, early doctrinal development, medieval theology and the Reformation period. Participants develop a contemporary systematic approach, especially with respect to ecumenical and interfaith issues. Draws on the thought of Bernard Lonergan. Written assignments, readings, discussion.

AD students enrol in RGT6333HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Gordon Rixon
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
RGT3436HS  L0101

Sacramental Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Sacraments of baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, reconciliation, anointing of the sick, orders, and marriage as symbols of the world, challenge to human existence, life functions of the Church and features of Christology and revelation. Lectures, seminars, mid-term papers and final paper.  Short paper on Symbol and Sacrament, total 20%; four short papers on one of the sacraments, 10% each (total 40%); three case study critiques for in-class discussion, total 10%; one final paper, total 30%.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16
WYT3502HS  L0101

Atonement and Sacrifice: A Theological Inquiry

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Is Chrisitianity a sacrifical religion? What does it mean to say "Christ died for our sins"? Do we offer Christ in the Eucharist? This course will explore the interrelated concepts of "atonement" and "sacrifice" as they are used in Christian theology, especially in the doctrine of the work of Christ, in ecclesiology, and in sacramentology. Readings will include both classic and modern authors, including Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Luther, M. Douglas, Milgrom, Girard, Mascall, Boersma, Hunsinger. Some attention will be paid to postmodern discussions concerning the logic of gift-giving and exchange ( Maus, Derrida, Milbank, Cavanaugh). Seminar discussion, precis and other short papers, final paper. Readings, seminar discussion, short papers to be read in class. Class participation, short papers, final paper. 

 

AD students enrol in WYT6502HS.

Schedule: 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Joseph Mangina
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
EMT3542HS  L0101

20th Century Protestant Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Exploration of figures and movements in Protestant Theology during the 20th century: Troeltsch, Neo-Orthodoxy (Barth, Brunner), Bonhoeffer, Bultmann, Tillich, the Niebuhrs, Political/Liberation (Moltmann, Metz, Gutierrez), Process (Cobb, Suchocki), Feminist/Womanist (Russell, McFague, Williams), Black (Cone), Asian (Pieris, Song), Postmodern and Postliberal Theologies. Lectures, discussions, student presentations, and research paper.

AD students enrol in EMT6542HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Thomas E. Reynolds
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16 · Crosslisted to: Historical
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD 8; BD 16)
SMT3556HS  L0101

Major Catholic Theologians and Movements of the Twentieth Century Prior to Vatican II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course studies the main theological movements and some of the major Roman Catholic theologians of the twentieth century leading up to the Second Vatican Council. The focus will be on the nineteenth century notion of development in theology (Möhler, Scheeben), Modernism (Tyrrell, Loisy, Petre) and La nouvelle théologie (de Lubac, Congar, Rahner, Schillebeeckx, etc.). Attention will be given throughout the course to other influential renewal movements of the twentieth century (Biblical, Liturgical, Lay, Social Action, Missionary and Ecumenical) especially as they helped to prepare the way for Vatican II. Lectures and seminars. Students will be evaluated based on active and informed class participation and three shorter summary papers. Advanced Degree students, in addition to additional readings, will be required to write a longer final paper and facilitate one seminar presentation.

AD students enrol in SMT6556HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Attridge
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical
EMT3602HS  L0101

Christianity and Social Justice

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Examination of the historical and ecumenical theological origins and contemporary expressions of Christian engagement with social justice. Topics addressed will include: the 18th -19th century economic, political, philosophical, and religious background in Europe and North America; the Social Gospel and Christian Socialism in Protestantism and papal social teachings in Roman Catholicism; black and feminist theologies and global liberation theologies; and justice-related issues such as wealth and poverty, war and peace, race, gender, sexual orientation, and ecology. Sources examined will include the work of theologians and reports by denominational and ecumenical bodies. Teaching methods will include lectures, class discussion, readings, papers, and in-class presentations; evaluation will be based on class attendance, participation, and papers (for all students); and in-class presentations (for AD students). Pre-requisites: at least one course in Bible, theology and the history of Christianity. Class attendance and participation; one 4-5 page reflection paper; one 10-12 page topic paper; and one 15-18 page research paper (for all students); and in-class presentations (for AD students) 

 

AD students enrol in EMT6602HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Michael Bourgeois
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 20

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RGT3603HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/09

Salvation and Nirvana: Lonergan, Girard and Buddhism

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will engage the questions of interreligious dialogue on the questions of redemption and Nirvana by comparing the work of Lonergan, Girard in dialogue with contemporary Buddhism such as Thich Nhat Hanh and Pema Chordon. We will engage comparative questions such as desire, imitation, and responses to suffering and violence. 

 

AD students enrol in RGT6603HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: John Dadosky
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Max 42 (AD & BD)
EMT3604HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/11

Becoming Intercultural Communities

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will develop knowledge and practice in select skills for intercultural life and work/ministry/leadership in heterogeneous publics.  We will draw on three resources: selected Canadian 'multicultural' narratives and policies; theological and ethical attention to social difference, complex identity formation and scriptural interpretation; and the case of the United Church of Canada project, “becoming an intercultural church.”  Seminar format with instructional input, small groups, modest cross-cultural immersion project. Evaluation: a book review (30%); a class presentation (30%), and a final integrative project (40%). Prerequisites: Basic Bible, Theology, Pastoral.

Schedule: Wednesday, 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
SMT3606HS  L0101

Religious Pluralism and the Church

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the contemporary experience of religious diversity and pluralism as an ecclesiological issue, raising questions about nature and mission of the Church.  In the first major unit, we will briefly trace the historical background of this contemporary conversation, beginning with Biblical traditions and concluding with major positions in the theology of religions.  The second major unit takes up such topics as revelation, covenant and the reign of God in interreligious perspective.  Then, in the final unit, we will focus more narrowly upon the challenges of interreligious dialogue and comparative theology in the Catholic encounter with Hinduism.  The course will be conducted seminar style.  Essay assignments include an academic book review and a major research paper.  Although most course readings emerge from the context of post-Vatican II Catholicism, students will be welcome to explore comparable developments outside this tradition in their major papers.

AD students enrol in SMT6606HS.

Schedule: Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Reid B. Locklin
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Maximum 8 (AD-4, BD-4)
EMT3608HS  L0101

Islamic Thought in the Modern Age (18-21 Cent CE)

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course deals with the Muslim communities in the contemporary world. It is primarily concerned with the study of Islamic tradition and its peoples in the last two centuries- the period of Islamic reform in the wake of Western hegemony and the efforts of the community to readjust under the challenges of the liberal and technical age. The course will attempt to answer a basic question: What is happening to the Muslim community in the technical age and how has it responded to the challenges posed by "Westernization" through "modernization" through "secularization? Lectures, readings, class discussions. Two book/ film reviews: 25%, Mid-term :25%, Final exam: 45%, class participation: 5%. 

 

AD students enrol in EMT6608HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Nevin Reda
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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ICT3631HF  L0101

Thinking the World of God: Religious Language Beyond Onto/Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

How can the language of creation adequately reveal God if the God of Creation transcends creation? This perennial question has most often been approached within an analogical view of language which presupposes an onto/theological view of the God/world relationship. Attentive to the influence of the Great Chain of Being, we shall also examine whether there has ever been a visible alternative. Is it possible to see transcendence and immanence not as attributes of God and creation, respectively, but as facets of creation and thus creational revelation?

AD students enrol in ICT6631HF.

Schedule: Friday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Nicholas Ansell
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SMT3642HS  L0101

Issues in Christian-Jewish Dialogue

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Since Vatican II Catholic Christians have been encouraged to establish and sustain friendly and fruitful relationships with Jews. This course explores some major issues affecting the Christian-Jewish dialogue. They include anti-Judaism and the New Testament; Church Fathers; Christian persecution of Jews; theological issues such as the unity of God, anthropology, the Messiah, Torah; covenant theories; theological significance of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Jewish views on Jesus Christ and Christianity; Christian approaches to Judaism; official Roman Catholic-Jewish Dialogue. Method: required readings, lectures, seminars. Evaluation: participation, seminar leadership, short assignment, research paper.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT3652HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/24

An Introduction to Eco-Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Using the writings of Thomas Berry & theologians who work with the new cosmology, the course provides an introduction to eco-theology as well as the ways eco-theologians are articulating new understandings of theological anthropology, revelation, Christology, pneumatology, sin and salvation, and eschatology. Adult learning methods. Evaluation: participation, practical integration, reflection paper and integration paper.

AD students enrol in SMT6652HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Dennis Patrick O'Hara
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 20
RGT3654HS  L0101

Healthcare Ethics in the Catholic Tradition

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar (a combination of lecture, discussion, and case analysis format) will introduce principles and perspectives for biomedical ethics. The course is divided into two sections. The first part of the course will examine basic themes, principles, methodologies, and professional responsibilities in healthcare ethics. Special attention will be given to Catholic Church teaching and the Catholic tradition of moral reflection more generally, comparing and contrasting it with the currently dominant secular approach to bioethics. In the second section, we will examine particular ethical issues for healthcare ethics, employing the case analysis method. We will seek to bring to bear our earlier ethics and theological explorations as well as practical wisdom in our evaluations of these cases. Students will present analysis of particular problems, and others will respond to their analysis.

AD students enrol in RGT6654HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: John Berkman
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16
Enrollment Notes: Max 16 (AD & BD)
SMT3681HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/07

Worship, Sacrament and Ethics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course seeks to explore, an understanding of the interrelationship of Christian worship, sacrament and ethics. Through lecture, discussion, worship experience and analyses of forms of worship, course participants will explore the implications of worship and sacrament for the formation of Christian self-understanding, character and virtue. The relationship of prayer, belief and theological reflection will be examined. Developments in liturgical theology and their implications for understanding the social mission of the Church will be discussed. Practical issues in contemporary Christian ethics will serve as a focus for reflective conversation. Through the study of Church documents, ecumenical readings, liturgical texts and exploration of constitutive elements of worship students will be encouraged to reflect on a life of prayer for mission. Evaluation will be comprised of class participation, an annotated bibliography, analysis of a liturgical rite through an ethical lens and a final integrative paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Mary Rowell
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 25
RGT3702HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/11/06

Questions of Justice: Personal, Communal, Religious Foundations

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores foundational philosophical questions concerning justice as personal, communal and historical, and redemptive. Particular attention is given to questions regarding order in the soul and in the city, virtue and friendship, different meanings of justice, the problem of natural right, historical contingency, and cultural relativism, and the possibility of redemptive justice. Primary sources, lectures, seminar discussion, student-led discussion. Two tests, short paper.

AD students enrol in RGT6702HS.

Schedule: Monday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Jeremy Wilkins
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)
ICT3771HS  L0101

Pragmatism and Religion: Rorty and Stout

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

How does pragmatism's central tenet that the meaning and worth of ideas lies in their practical consequences comport with religious forms of life and the understandings of morality they fund? Does pragmatism's suspicion regarding traditional "supernaturalist" theologies leave any space to think alternatively about God and the human relationsip with God?  What role do pragmatists see for religion in a democratic society, if any?  In addressing these questions, this seminar will focus on the work of John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Jefferey  Stout.

AD students enrol in ICT6771HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Ronald Kuipers
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
ICT3775HS  L0101

Deconstruction and Politics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will explore the uneasy relationship between deconstruction and politics. We will begin the course by familiarizing ourselves with Jacques Derrida's deconstuctive method, and continue by reading his work on issues of justice, law, cosmopolitanism, ethics, and the right to philosophy. The rest of the course will be spent engaging with various contemporaries of Derrida for whom his work in deconstruction and political philosophy has been important: Drucilla Cornell, Giorgio Agamben, Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari.

AD students enrol in ICT6775HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 13:30 to 16:30
Instructors: Shannon Hoff
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGT3790YS  L0101

MTS Synthesis Paper

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

MTS Synthesis Paper

Schedule: 0:00 to 0:00
Instructors:
Other Information: Second Semester · Two Credits
WYT3855HS  L0101

Theology of Culture

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Investigating the faith/culture relationship from the perspective of worldview analysis, this course seeks to engender a cultural discernment rooted in a radical biblical faith. Lectures and seminars, reflection papers.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Brian Walsh
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT3931HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/07

Sexuality & Marriage

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The realities of human sexuality, marriage and family from a Christian perspective. Topics to be considered include: sexuality in the context of the person, marriage as sacrament, marriage permanence, marriage as procreative, marital fidelity, and homosexuality. Two short papers and seminar presentation.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Moira McQueen
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 30
ICT3940HS  L6101

Christianity and the Ecological Crisis

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

”The attitudes to save the environment should be imbued with a vision of the sacred.”
—David Suzuki at the Global Forum of the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development, Rio de Janeiro, 5 June, 1992

Critics often blame Christian culture, and sometimes rightly, for either ignoring or contributing to the global ecological crisis.  This course will examine some Christian responses to the ecological crisis that contest this characterization. These include claims that the responsibility for the global ecological crisis is complex and multifaceted as well as arguments that Christianity can resist and undo the attitudes that helped create the crisis. We shall explore agrarian essays, ecological theology, and international initiatives on ecological activities. We may also visit a farm whose inhabitants integrate their faith and their lifestyle. In this discussion-intensive seminar, participants will consider what role Christian faith can and should play in a strong environmental ethic.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: TBA
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT3952HS  L0101

Bioethics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of select life issues in light of the Catholic moral tradition. Among the topics to be considered are concepts of the person and the question of the meaning of suffering, new reproductive technologies, abortion, healthcare resource challenges, the new genetics and the ethics of enhancement , questions of cooperation, and various end of life issues. Lectures, readings, discussions, paper, book review, mid-term test and final written exam; the course will also include a limited online component. (Prerequisite: Fundamental Christian Ethics I and II or by Permission of Instructor)

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Thomas Lynch
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 14
5000 Level Courses
WYT5321HS  L0101

Ferment in Pneumatology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will focus on the crucial developments of the 18th century in pneumatology as a way of examining the radical innovations in pneumatology of the modern era in contrast to early- and pre-modern understandings of the Holy Spirit. In particular, the shift of interest in 18th-century to "pneumatic" religion, both among Christian and anti-Christian apologists, will be studied in the context of the Church's own specific historical challenges in this era. Readings will be drawn mainly from English and German writers in an effort to understand better the constraints of comtemporary pneumatology in contrast to the less systematic and particularistic construals of the Holy Spirit and his work in the pre-modern periods. Seminar format, with close reading of texts. Midterm exam; research paper.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT5330HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/07/01

Openness & Gift: Rahner

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to the theology of Karl Rahner. Attention to his place within Roman Catholic thought of his time. Special emphasis on his philosophical presuppositions and his understanding of revelation, human nature, grace, Christ, the Church, dogma, and ecumenical dialogue. Lectures, discussions, class presentations, short paper, final exam.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:10 to 13:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYT5412HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/18

The Unity of the Church: Theologies of Ecclesial Oneness

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine how Christians and Christian traditions have understood and justified the first “mark of the Church”, her unity.  This will include an examination of the historical constraints on such understandings.  Key writings from the early Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Western traditions(Catholic and Protestant), and ecumenical authors will be read.  Seminar presentations and research papers required.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRT5555HS  L0101

Fredrick Denison Maurice & Victorian Christianity

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of the life and writings of F.D. Maurice in relation to the church and society of his time. Topics will include doctrine of sacrifice, place of the Bible in church life, Christian ethics, Christian socialism, and Anglican self-understanding. After six classes of lectures and class discussions, students will present a seminar on a selected book by Maurice. Term paper.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: David Neelands
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: TC24
WYT5575HS  L0101

Barth on Sanctification, Church, Love

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A seminar course in which Chapters 66 to 68 of the Church Dogmatics will be studied. The topics will be: Justification and Sanctification, Discipleship, Conversion, the Church, Christian Love. Requirements are: weekly readings, class participation, an in-class presentation, an oral examination.  Seminars, readings. Class participation, in-class presentation, oral examination.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: David Demson
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGT5578HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/10/31

Lonergan's Method in Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course introduces five aspects of advanced theological research through a critical reading of Bernard Lonergan's Method in Theology. Lonergan's methodological approach is exemplified and complemented by rhetorical analysis, genetic analysis, source reading, clarification by contrast and systematic reasoning. Readings, bulletin board participation, critical book review, seminar, major paper.

Schedule: Friday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gordon Rixon
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
TRT5579HS  L0101

Kierkegaard's Studies

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Central ideas in the Kierkegaard corpus and their relevance to contemporary theological and philosophical concerns. Introductory lecture, seminar discussion of readings, discussions, one major term paper.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Abrahim H. Khan
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 341
TRT5631HS  L0101

Juan Luis Segundo and the Theology of Liberation

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Examination of the major writings of Juan Luis Segundo.  His place in the emergence and establishment of Latin American Liberation Theology, relationship between theology and social theory in his work.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Marsha A. Hewitt
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
KNT5651HS  L0101

Ecumenical Missional Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine the development of Ecumenical Missional Ecclesiology in the 20th and 21st century with a focus on the dimensions of missional ecclesiology for the North American context. The course will explore the theological origins of ecumenical missional ecclesiology, the biblical and hermeneutical dimension of such theology, the present context and its relationship to such ecclesiology and the direction of ecumenical missional ecclesiology. Evaluation: Seminars, papers. Prerequisite: AD program enrolment

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Schedule Notes: Classes held at Knox College.
Instructors: Charles James Fensham
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRT5703HS  L0101

The Nature of Religious Thought

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Examination of the nature of theology from its emergence with the ancient Greek philosophers to its establishment as an academic enterprise in the middle ages. Seminar presentations (2) and a major paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Donald Wiebe
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: TC24
ICT5760HS  L0101

Truth and Authenticity: Heidegger's Being and Time

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Martin Heidegger's Being and Time proposes a holistic conception of truth that can reconnect epistemology with cultural practices and social institutions. Yet his conception seems to make personal or communal "authenticity" the key to attaining truth. This seminar develops a constructive critique of Heidegger's conception of truth by examining its internal logic and its hermeneutical role.

Schedule: Monday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Lambert Zuidervaart
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
EMT5931HS  L0101

Doing Theology and Ethics in Intercultural/Postcolonial Frames

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

What is at stake in Canadian discourses of multiculturalism and postcolonialism for religious communities becoming intercultural? What is at stake and for whom? What is the purpose of Christian moral engagement and who is it for? These queries will foreground attention to theo-ethics of the politics of social location; the power of social difference; an ethics of ambiguity and perseverance; identities and epistemology in global, local and transnational frames; living at interstices of complex difference, dislocation and connection; and the negotiation of shared meanings through discourses of class, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, sexuality, and place.  In-class honing of collegial skills for intellectual life based on comprehension of and critical engagement with texts and being willing to be self-reflexive and to communicate one's own stance in relation to others. Seminar discussion format, some lectures. Book review, presentation, and final research paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Marilyn J. Legge
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 12

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TRT5936HS  L0101

"Radical Evil": Religious, Philosophical and Psychoanalytic Responses

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Terrorism, war, genocide, sexual abuse, murder: how can the human mind make sense of these horrors without reducing them to the 'obscenity of understanding', of trying to imagine the unimaginable? How can we possibly try to imagine the mind of perpetrators of violence, sexual abuse and terror? Yet these phenomena are becoming more pervasive and immediate and the destruction of human bodies and minds is worsening. How is it possible to sustain hope and faith in human goodness when our capacity for evil grows more sinister and ingenious? We will explore these and other questions comparatively and cross-culturally, examining the perspectives of religious, philosophical and psychoanalytic thinkers who represent Western and non-Western cultural and religious traditions.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Marsha A. Hewitt
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
6000 Level Courses
EMT6101HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/10/04

Biography and Thought: Study of Muhammad the Prophet

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course will undertake a detailed study of Prophet Muhammad's biography in the light of the Qur'anic revelation and religious thought that became foundational for the development of legal-ethical and theological traditions.  Students will study the life of the Prophet and relate it to his spiritual as well as temporal experience to investigate political theology of Islam.  Our approach will be that of History of Religions (phenomenology), that is, aiming at a fuller understanding of the meaning of the concepts like "Apostle of God," "Seal of the Prophets," "The Mother of the Book," and so on, for individual Muslims and for Muslim thinkers over the centuries.  In order to accomplish this task, students will study the entire Qur'an, in conjunction with the biography of the Prophet. Mid-term, 25%; Final Exam, 30%: Research paper, 40%; Class participation, 5%.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Nevin Reda
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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RGT6243HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course promotes the personal critical appropriation of the Scriptural and dogmatic tradition in Christology, whether in preparation for the M.Div. comprehensive exam, or as a solid foundation in Christology for other students. It helps the student preparing for ministry to bring a systematic understanding of the person and work of Jesus the Christ to bear on pastoral issues and exposes the student to the spiritual dimension of Christological teaching. Lectures and seminars. Assignments for 3243: exegetical paper, oral interview, 2 learning reports, take home final exam. Assignments for 6243: 2 mid-length papers, participation in 3 seminars outside of class time.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3243HS.

Schedule: Monday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Gilles Mongeau
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)
RGT6322HS  L0101

Contemplation in Action

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · 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: 16 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology
Enrollment Notes: Max 16 (AD & BD)
TRT6332HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/07/17

Theology of the Human: Christian Anthropology in Doctrine, Identity, and Culture

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course examines Christian theology and doctrine of the human being in creation and redemption. Also to be explored are concepts of human evolution, consciousness, personhood, sexuality, family, ethnicity, work, community, culture, memory, faithful living as imitation of Christ.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRT3332HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Kurt Anders Richardson
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
RGT6333HS  L0101

Transformative Dynamics of Grace

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explores the transformative dynamics of grace in Scripture, representative early theologians, early doctrinal development, medieval theology and the Reformation period. Participants develop a contemporary systematic approach, especially with respect to ecumenical and interfaith issues. Draws on the thought of Bernard Lonergan. Written assignments, readings, discussion.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3333HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Gordon Rixon
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
WYT6502HS  L0101

Atonement and Sacrifice: A Theological Inquiry

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Is Chrisitianity a sacrifical religion? What does it mean to say "Christ died for our sins"? Do we offer Christ in the Eucharist? This course will explore the interrelated concepts of "atonement" and "sacrifice" as they are used in Christian theology, especially in the doctrine of the work of Christ, in ecclesiology, and in sacramentology. Readings will include both classic and modern authors, including Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Luther, M. Douglas, Milgrom, Girard, Mascall, Boersma, Hunsinger. Some attention will be paid to postmodern discussions concerning the logic of gift-giving and exchange ( Maus, Derrida, Milbank, Cavanaugh). Seminar discussion, precis and other short papers, final paper. Readings, seminar discussion, short papers to be read in class. Class participation, short papers, final paper. 

 

Basic Degree students enrol in WYT3502HS.

Schedule: 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Joseph Mangina
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
EMT6542HS  L0101

20th Century Protestant Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Exploration of figures and movements in Protestant Theology during the 20th century: Troeltsch, Neo-Orthodoxy (Barth, Brunner), Bonhoeffer, Bultmann, Tillich, the Niebuhrs, Political/Liberation (Moltmann, Metz, Gutierrez), Process (Cobb, Suchocki), Feminist/Womanist (Russell, McFague, Williams), Black (Cone), Asian (Pieris, Song), Postmodern and Postliberal Theologies. Lectures, discussions, student presentations, and research paper.

Basic Degree students enrol in EMT3542HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Thomas E. Reynolds
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 8 · Crosslisted to: Historical
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD 8; BD 16)
SMT6556HS  L0101

Major Catholic Theologians and Movements of the Twentieth Century Prior to Vatican II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course studies the main theological movements and some of the major Roman Catholic theologians of the twentieth century leading up to the Second Vatican Council. The focus will be on the nineteenth century notion of development in theology (Möhler, Scheeben), Modernism (Tyrrell, Loisy, Petre) and La nouvelle théologie (de Lubac, Congar, Rahner, Schillebeeckx, etc.). Attention will be given throughout the course to other influential renewal movements of the twentieth century (Biblical, Liturgical, Lay, Social Action, Missionary and Ecumenical) especially as they helped to prepare the way for Vatican II. Lectures and seminars. Students will be evaluated based on active and informed class participation and three shorter summary papers. Advanced Degree students, in addition to additional readings, will be required to write a longer final paper and facilitate one seminar presentation.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMT3556HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Attridge
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Historical
EMT6602HS  L0101

Christianity and Social Justice

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Examination of the historical and ecumenical theological origins and contemporary expressions of Christian engagement with social justice. Topics addressed will include: the 18th -19th century economic, political, philosophical, and religious background in Europe and North America; the Social Gospel and Christian Socialism in Protestantism and papal social teachings in Roman Catholicism; black and feminist theologies and global liberation theologies; and justice-related issues such as wealth and poverty, war and peace, race, gender, sexual orientation, and ecology. Sources examined will include the work of theologians and reports by denominational and ecumenical bodies. Teaching methods will include lectures, class discussion, readings, papers, and in-class presentations; evaluation will be based on class attendance, participation, and papers (for all students); and in-class presentations (for AD students). Pre-requisites: at least one course in Bible, theology and the history of Christianity. Class attendance and participation; one 4-5 page reflection paper; one 10-12 page topic paper; and one 15-18 page research paper (for all students); and in-class presentations (for AD students) 

 

Basic Degree students enrol in EMT3602HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Michael Bourgeois
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 20

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RGT6603HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/09

Salvation and Nirvana: Lonergan, Girard and Buddhism

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will engage the questions of interreligious dialogue on the questions of redemption and Nirvana by comparing the work of Lonergan, Girard in dialogue with contemporary Buddhism such as Thich Nhat Hanh and Pema Chordon. We will engage comparative questions such as desire, imitation, and responses to suffering and violence. 

 

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3603HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: John Dadosky
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 42
Enrollment Notes: Max 42 (AD & BD)
SMT6606HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/06/06

Religious Pluralism and the Church

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An introduction to the contemporary experience of religious diversity and pluralism as an ecclesiological issue, raising questions about nature and mission of the Church.  In the first major unit, we will briefly trace the historical background of this contemporary conversation, beginning with Biblical traditions and concluding with major positions in the theology of religions.  The second major unit takes up such topics as revelation, covenant and the reign of God in interreligious perspective.  Then, in the final unit, we will focus more narrowly upon the challenges of interreligious dialogue and comparative theology in the Catholic encounter with Hinduism.  The course will be conducted seminar style.  Essay assignments include an academic book review and a major research paper.  Although most course readings emerge from the context of post-Vatican II Catholicism, students will be welcome to explore comparable developments outside this tradition in their major papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMT3606HS.

Schedule: Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Reid B. Locklin
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Max 8 (AD-4, BD-4)
EMT6608HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/10/04

Islamic Thought in the Modern Age (18-21 Cent CE)

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course deals with the Muslim communities in the contemporary world. It is primarily concerned with the study of Islamic tradition and its peoples in the last two centuries- the period of Islamic reform in the wake of Western hegemony and the efforts of the community to readjust under the challenges of the liberal and technical age. The course will attempt to answer a basic question: What is happening to the Muslim community in the technical age and how has it responded to the challenges posed by "Westernization" through "modernization" through "secularization? Lectures, readings, class discussions. Two book/ film reviews: 25%, Mid-term :25%, Final exam: 45%, class participation: 5%. 

 
Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Nevin Reda
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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ICT6631HS  L0101

Thinking the World of God: Religious Language Beyond Onto/Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

(How) Can the language of creation adequately reveal God if the God of Creation transcends creation? This perennial question has most often been approached within an analogical view of language which presupposes an onto/theological view of the God/world relationship. Attentive to the influence of the Great Chain of Being, we shall also examine whether there has ever been a visible alternative. Is it possible to see transcendence and immanence not as attributes of God and creation, respectively, but as facets of creation and thus creational revelation?

Basic Degree students enrol in ICT3631HS.

Schedule: Friday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Nicholas Ansell
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMT6652HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/24

An Introduction to Eco-Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Using the writings of Thomas Berry & theologians who work with the new cosmology, the course provides an introduction to eco-theology as well as the ways eco-theologians are articulating new understandings of theological anthropology, revelation, Christology, pneumatology, sin and salvation, and eschatology. Adult learning methods. Evaluation: participation, practical integration, reflection paper and integration paper.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMT3652HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Dennis Patrick O'Hara
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 20
RGT6654HS  L0101

Healthcare Ethics in the Catholic Tradition

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar (a combination of lecture, discussion, and case analysis format) will introduce principles and perspectives for biomedical ethics. The course is divided into two sections. The first part of the course will examine basic themes, principles, methodologies, and professional responsibilities in healthcare ethics. Special attention will be given to Catholic Church teaching and the Catholic tradition of moral reflection more generally, comparing and contrasting it with the currently dominant secular approach to bioethics. In the second section, we will examine particular ethical issues for healthcare ethics, employing the case analysis method. We will seek to bring to bear our earlier ethics and theological explorations as well as practical wisdom in our evaluations of these cases. Students will present analysis of particular problems, and others will respond to their analysis.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3654HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: John Berkman
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16
Enrollment Notes: Max 16 (AD & BD)
RGT6702HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/11/06

Questions of Justice: Personal, Communal, Religious Foundations

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores foundational philosophical questions concerning justice as personal, communal and historical, and redemptive. Particular attention is given to questions regarding order in the soul and in the city, virtue and friendship, different meanings of justice, the problem of natural right, historical contingency, and cultural relativism, and the possibility of redemptive justice. Primary sources, lectures, seminar discussion, student-led discussion. Two tests, research paper, peer seminar on their research, two additional seminar meetings.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3702HS.

Schedule: Monday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Jeremy Wilkins
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)
ICT6771HS  L0101

Pragmatism and Religion: Rorty and Stout

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

How does pragmatism's central tenet that the meaning and worth of ideas lies in their practical consequences comport with religious forms of life and the understandings of morality they fund? Does pragmatism's suspicion regarding traditional "supernaturalist" theologies leave any space to think alternatively about God and the human relationsip with God?  What role do pragmatists see for religion in a democratic society, if any?  In addressing these questions, this seminar will focus on the work of John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Jefferey  Stout.

Basic Degree students enrol in ICT3771HS.

Schedule: Wednesday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Ronald Kuipers
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
ICT6775HS  L0101

Deconstruction and Politics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will explore the uneasy relationship between deconstruction and politics. We will begin the course by familiarizing ourselves with Jacques Derrida's deconstuctive method, and continue by reading his work on issues of justice, law, cosmopolitanism, ethics, and the right to philosophy. The rest of the course will be spent engaging with various contemporaries of Derrida for whom his work in deconstruction and political philosophy has been important: Drucilla Cornell, Giorgio Agamben, Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari.

Basic Degree students enrol in ICT3775HS.

Schedule: Tuesday, 13:30 to 16:30
Instructors: Shannon Hoff
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Historical Crosslisted Courses
WYH2311HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/07

History of Missions and Development

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Outlines the history of Christian missions from its beginnings in Pentecost to the end of the 20th century, followed by area studies of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and Europe, and concluding with a consideration of the transition from missions to development to post-development. Short papers and collaborative internet project.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Thomas P. Power
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Theological
ICH5720HS  L0101

Rhetoric as Philosophy from Isocrates to the Age of Abelard and Heloise

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This seminar examines the ancient and medieval discipline of rhetoric and its practitioners' claim that it represents a properly philosophical discourse. It does so in terms of a selection of texts drawn from the works of Isocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine, Abelard and Heloise. In the process, it explores the relationship between affectivity and discursive validity with a view to the effect such a focus has on our understanding of Greek and Latin philosophy, patristic and medieval theology and their intertwined history. The course will run as a seminar in which instructor and students together attend closely to weekly required readings. Students will be required to write weekly papers (400- 600 words) on the weekly readings. In addition, each student will be required to make one formal seminar presentation on a weekly reading that will include written material of between 1200- 1800 words. Finally each student will be required to write a course paper on a topic agreed upon by student and instructor. MA/ ThM level students will be required to write a paper of between 4500 and 7500 words. PhD/ ThD students will be required to write a paper of between 6000 and 9000 words. Each of the three forms of writing mentioned above will be subject to evaluation and the final grade of the course will be calculated as follows: weekly papers (25%), seminar presentation (15%), course essay (60%). 

 
Schedule: Tuesday, 9:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Robert Sweetman
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Theological
Pastoral Theology Crosslisted Courses
RGP3210HS  L0101

Comparative Mystical Traditions

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · 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: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
RGP3280HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/13

Themes in Hindu Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of religious experience in various Hindu traditions, within the context of an overview of relevant beliefs and practices. Lecture, discussion, exam and critical reflection papers.

AD students enrol in RGP6280HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)
RGP6210HS  L0101

Comparative Mystical Traditions

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · 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: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
RGP6280HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/13

Themes in Hindu Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of religious experience in various Hindu traditions, within the context of an overview of relevant beliefs and practices. Lecture, discussion, exam and critical reflection papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3280HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)

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Theological Courses for the <em>2013</em> Winter Session

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