Course Catalogue 2021-2022

There are four categories for course delivery:

In Person* if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities. These courses will have section codes starting in 0 or 4. *Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Remote Delivery of In-class Courses if in-class courses are to be taught remotely, attendance is expected at a specific time and these courses have the section code starting with 91.

Online – Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 62.

Online – Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 61.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

Advanced Formation and Internship in Pastoral Care Ministry

TXP2512YY L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: TBA Online

PRE-REQUISITES: TSP2512H or equivlant CREDITS:

Th is pass/fail course builds on Part 1 of Boundaries & Bridges and is designed to expand students' mastery of the practices essential to effective and ethical pastoral care. B&B-2 is comprised of a three-hour in-class component at Wycliffe College and a 10-hour field education placement at St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital. The course instructor and field education supervisor work collaboratively and will be in regular communication about students' progress in the course.The primary focus of this course is to provide students with opportunities to learn and demonstrate that their ability to: understand and embody the principles of bringing themselves to ministry with skill, authenticity and integrity (competent use of self); articulate a pastoral image of themselves that is lived out in their pastoral functioning; skillfully engage in a range of pastoral skills essential to providing pastoral care to diverse populations; competently and accurately assess the strengths and needs of those they are serving pastorally; and integrate their conceptual in-class learning with the practice of pastoral care in the field education placement. The overarching goal of this course is for students to gain the requisite skills involved in becoming a person who values and is able to offer sensitive and effective pastoral care, is committed to the ongoing task of developing their capacity for ethical thinking, and consistently behaves with authenticity and integrity.

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Zion and the Servant in Isaiah

WYB2315HY L6101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS:

This course focuses on the unity of the Book of Isaiah with special attention to the key themes of Zion and the Servant. Students completing this course will understand key components of the Zion tradition and the reworking of this tradition in Isaiah following the Assyrian invasion in 701 and the fall of Jerusalem in 587/6. Students will be able to describe the coherence of the Book of Isaiah through the figures of Zion and the Servant. Finally, students will apply the Zion and Servant texts in the context of proclamation within the church.

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Reformation in Britain and Ireland

WYH2231HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS:

Surveys the Reformation in Britain and Ireland from the accession of Henry VIII (1509) to the death of Elizabeth (1603). Identifies the historiographical debates and the perspectives of modern scholarship. Assesses the condition of the late medieval church in respect of vitality, institutional disfunction, and reform. Provides a detailed examination of developments under Henry VIII including the king€™s €œgreat matter,€ the enactment of royal supremacy, the formal break with Rome, and the emergence of a nascent evangelical group. Accounts for the rise of a more overt, official Protestantism under Edward VI, followed by the reverse actions of Mary I to place England at the forefront of Catholic attempts to stem Protestantism. Details the nature of the Elizabethan settlement and the challenges to it from Catholic and Puritan elements. The differing experiences of the reform in Scotland and Ireland are addressed. Consideration of doctrinal and liturgical developments. Assessment of the legacies of the Reformation.

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Management and Leadership of Non-Profit Organisations

WYP1621HY L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Fri TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

CREDITS:

In this course, students examine the unique characteristics and roles of leaders within non-profit organisations in our society. Sectoral Issues as well as practical factors pertaining to the effective management and leadership of non-profit organisations within a diverse contexts will be explored. Students will focus on six significant capacity areas of management and leadership: strategy, HR, Financial Stewardship, Resource Development, Program, and Team Leadership.

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Facilitating Forgiveness and Reconciliation in the Church and in the World

WYP2507HY L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 18:30 to 21:30

CREDITS:

Forgiveness and reconciliation are central to the gospel message and virtues that mark Christian maturity. Recognizing them as virtues does not automatically translate into an ability to recover from relationship hurts, and people may then turn to a clergyperson or lay leader in the church for help in getting from a place of hurt and anger to one of acceptance and closure. This course is designed to assist students in their efforts to acquire the knowledge, wisdom and skills they need, first to embody the virtues themselves and then to facilitate others.

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The Holy Spirit: Exploring Pneumatology

WYT3325HY L6101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

PRE-REQUISITES: WYT1101H CREDITS:

This course explores the identity and mission of the Holy Spirit through listening to the witness of the Scriptures and the early church, and through critical engagement with contemporary conversations about the Spirit. The first half of the course addresses Biblical foundations and patristic developments, with a particular focus on the Spirt in relation to the doctrine of the Trinity. The second half explores a number of contemporary issues in pneumatology. Topics to be covered include: the
Spirit in relation to creation and contemporary cosmology; the Spirit in relation to the Church, Scripture, prayer, and the Christian life; Pentecostal and charismatic perspectives on the Spirit; and the task of discernment of the Spirit in the church and the world.

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The Theology of Martin Luther

WYT3512HF L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Shepherd, Victor A.

Graduate degree students enrol in WYT6512HF

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Irregular TIME: 9:00 to 16:00

PRE-REQUISITES: WYT1101H, WYT2101H or equivalent CREDITS:

This course examines key works of Martin Luther, as well as major themes in the Wittenberger€™s theology (e.g., the righteousness of God, the theology of the cross). It also investigates the backgrounds of late medieval scholasticism and different controversies in which Luther was immersed (e.g., Eucharistic disputes, the peasants€™ revolt and theological differences with the Anabaptists).

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The Theology of Martin Luther

WYT6512HF L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Shepherd, Victor A.

Basic degree students enrol in WYT3512HF

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Irregular TIME: 9:00 to 16:00

PRE-REQUISITES: WYT1101H, WYT2101H or equivalent CREDITS:

This course examines key works of Martin Luther, as well as major themes in the Wittenberger€™s theology (e.g., the righteousness of God, the theology of the cross). It also investigates the backgrounds of late medieval scholasticism and different controversies in which Luther was immersed (e.g., Eucharistic disputes, the peasants€™ revolt and theological differences with the Anabaptists).

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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

KNB1001HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This intensive course is the first of two courses designed to introduce the student to the basics of Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax. Parts I (KNB1001HF) and II (KNB1002HS) of the course taken consecutively will give the student the equivalent of a year-long introduction to Biblical Hebrew. This course is intended for both those who wish to acquire Hebrew for use in ministry and for those who intend to go on to graduate academic degrees.

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Early Christianity (to AD 600)

SAH1001HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 09:00 to 11:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course offers an opportunity to explore the history of the Christian Church from its origins in Judaism through to its monastic expansion beyond the boundaries of the Western Roman Empire in the sixth and seventh centuries. It will examine the conflicts, individuals, social movements and theologies that shaped Christianity during this formative time.

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