Course Catalogue 2022-2023

There are five categories for course delivery:

In Person* if the course 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. This is only in place for Summer 2022 courses.

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 the course 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.

Hybrid if the course requires attendance at a specific location and time, however up to 30% of the course is delivered online. If online attendance is expected at a specific time, it will be in place of the in person attendance. These courses will have the section code starting with 31.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method please ensure that you have the correct section code when registering via ACORN. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

Registration for Summer 2022 courses opens April 1, 2022 and Registration for Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 courses opens July 18, 2022.

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

KNB1001HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

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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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

KNB1002HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This intensive course is the second 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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Introduction to the New Testament

SAB1081HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Survey of New Testament world, authors, theologies. Introduction to the historical-critical and other methods of exegesis. Focus on the relation of hermeneutic to Christian Theological traditions; determining the senses of Scripture, the intent of the author, the structures in the texts; stance of the reader.

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Foundations of Theology

SAT1101HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Mon, Thu TIME: 18:30 to 20:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to theology and the elements of Catholic theology. Revelation, Faith, Tradition, Church doctrine, infallibility, biblical inspiration.

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Introduction to Eastern Christian Worship - Cancelled on Mar 11, 2022

SMP1102HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores fundamental elements of Eastern Christian worship as expressed in the five extant liturgical traditions in use among the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches: Alexandrian (Coptic and Ethiopian), Armenian, Byzantine, East Syrian and West Syrian (including the Maronite). After an historical overview extending to the present, we will survey each tradition's distinct liturgical environment, form of music, structure and cycle of services, as well as its prescribed liturgical books, utensils and vestments. In addition to historical and theological perspectives, the survey will include anthropological, psychological, and pastoral dimensions.

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Teaching the Faith: Introduction to Catechetical Theology - Cancelled on Mar 23, 2021

WYT1105HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is designed for new students, and acts as an introduction to a number of central pastoral responsibilities: teaching the faith to new Christians, grasping the overall shape and purpose of Christian theology, assessing and meeting the demands of local culture and context, engaging the character of conversion and formation, and finally, grasping an overall shape to the history of Christian witness. The course pursues the historical examination of key catechetical texts from the New Testament to the contemporary period, analyzes their content and purpose, locates them historically, and seeks to engage students' own comprehensive vision of the Gospel, its communication, and pastoral practice.

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Introduction to the Eastern Churches - Cancelled on Feb 2, 2022

RGJ1610HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Skira, Jaroslav Z.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The course aims at a general introduction to the four families of Eastern Churches: Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Eastern Catholic and the Assyrian Church of the East. After reviewing the history of the Eastern Churches and the critical moments that shaped their development (including schisms, attempts at re-union and the impact of Islam), the course will give particular attention to the history and culture of the Assyrian Church of the East, the Coptic and Armenian Orthodox Churches, the Orthodox Churches of Ukraine, Greece and Russia, the Maronite, Melkite and Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Churches. Subsequently, the course will briefly survey the East's distinctive approaches to liturgy, art, architecture, music, spiritual life, monasticism, social service, hagiography,mission and theology. The course ends with an assessment of the current state of these Churches in North America and their approaches to inter-Christian and interreligious relations.

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Resource Development for the Local Church & Community-based Non-Profits

WYP1618HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

When we answer the call of leadership to a local church or a community-based non-profit, we accept the responsibility to raise the necessary financial resources to fulfill its mission. This course focuses on learning and applying resource development good practices within local churches and community-based non-profits. Its premise is that any organization that accepts donations (e.g. tithes, grant funding, and other sources) and incurs operating expenses, is accountable to donors (e.g. boards, members, employees, volunteers, clients, or donors). Organizations that discover new ways to communicate the urgency of the need, the proficiency of their experience, and the right engagement with donors can raise the necessary resources to fulfill its mission. Through this course, students will reflect on resource development (fundraising) from a biblical, ethical, and principled approach, which utilizes good resource development practices. Students who complete this course, will articulate a personal philosophy of resource development and create a 3-year resource development plan for a local church or community-based organization.

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lntercultural leadership and Learning: Engaging Ministry in Diverse Contexts - Cancelled on Jul 6, 2021

WYP1625HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

Diverse cultural contexts in Canada and globally require leaders and learners who work with an artist ' s palette of knowledge, tools and experience. These ministry artists are able to listen to, engage and foster community within and beyond the walls of their organizations and churches, shaped by the biblical vision of shalom in which each person is able fully to be themselves, have their voices heard and share their gifts.
Diversity within all our ministry contexts today is generated by relationships across culture, race, gender, class, education, region, geography and age. Histories of migration, relationships between settlers and Canada ' s indigenous peoples, and dynamics of
power, privilege, and marginalization bring additional complexity. Canada ' s Truth and Reconciliation Commission highlights the need to respond to this complexity, including specific Calls to Action to build cultural competencies. There is a clear need for ministry leaders with increased skills in intercultural leadership and learning, transformational education, and theologies of intercultural ministry.

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Biblical Foundations - Cancelled on Apr 4, 2022

ICB2010HS L6101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ansell, Nicholas

COLLEGE: Institute for Christian Studies SCHEDULE: TBA Online TIME: TBA to TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the Bible as the ongoing story of and for God and creation, paying special attention to the way in which God's story is intertwined with that of humanity and the world. In asking whether and in what way the Bible is also our story, we will attempt to identify which hermeneutical methods might help us discern its significance for present day life, including the academic enterprise.

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