Course Catalogue 2012-2013

Spirituality of Work: Faith-Life in Your Profession

SAP3257HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides the perspectives within which the participants can identify 5 variables in their work, craft or profession that become the basis for developing a spirituality that could be deepened by the Christian tradition . Online discussions. Assignments. Written final examination.

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Prayer and Meditation through Pencil, Pastel and Ink Sketching

RGP3273HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S): Stoeber, Michael

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Explores the theory and practice of various types of prayer through the artistic mediums of pencil, pastel and ink drawing, including critical reflection on the theology and spirituality of these art forms and on their relevance to spiritual direction and emotional and spiritual healing. Lecture, discussion, short reflection papers and drawing assignments. Pass/Fail grade.

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Theology of the Holy Spirit - Cancelled on Jan 29, 2013

SMT3411HS L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dias, Darren

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

An exploration of the biblical, historical, liturgical, spiritual, and theological perspectives on the Holy Spirit. This course provides an overview of the development of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. It also aims at highlighting the relevance and centrality of pneumatology in all areas of theology. Method: required readings, seminar discussions, lectures. Evaluation: participation, seminar leadership, short assignment, research paper.

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Faith Development Across the Lifespan

SMP3421HS L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri TIME: 13:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Examination of contemporary theories of human growth and development, and the contribution that such theories offer to the understanding of religious development and the praxis of religious education. Particular attention is paid to the impact of post-modern culture on the possibility of faith today. Lectures, readings, seminar presentation (20%), two reflections (2 x 20%), integration paper (40%).

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Cultural Context and Catholic Leadership - Cancelled on Jan 10, 2013

SMP3469HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Tue, Thu TIME: 18:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will examine the presuppositions and first-principles that enable one to speak coherently about leadership. It will introduce students to definitions of leadership, and traits and characteristics of leaders. It will also develop a template of the Catholic understanding of leadership.

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Suffering and Hope: Theology and Practice - Cancelled on Sep 25, 2012

KNP3501HY L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S): McCarroll, Pamela R.

Graduate degree students enrol in KNP6501HY

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri TIME: 9:30 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores the practical and theological intersections of suffering and hope. Drawing from the Scriptures, social sciences, constructive and pastoral theology and practice, we will consider ways to understand, recognize and practice hope in the context of the devastations and suffering in life. Far from dismissing suffering  in the face of hope, this course explores the hidden intersections and discontinuities between suffering and hope and seeks out a deeper ground for hope that does not flee or obscure the trauma, grief and injustice in life, but faces it head on in theology and practice. Lectures, readings, seminars. Reflection paper, book review presentation, case study, class participation, final paper. 
 

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Working with Couples in Pastoral Counselling and Marriage & Family Therapy

EMP3514HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 9:30 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the theory and practice of working with couples in pastoral counselling and marriage and family therapy, and will focus on family systems theory, Imago therapy and emotionally focused couple therapy. Attention will be given to premarital counselling, developmental issues and relationship breakdown, as well as interventions and strategies related to conflict and intimacy. Spiritual themes will be examined that enhance and deepen work with couples.

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Oliver O'Donovan's Theology of Culture

TRT3531HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S):

Graduate degree students enrol in TRT6531HF

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will engage the O’Donovan’s corpus as a portal to perennial and contemporary questions in theology of culture and moral theology.  We will also engage critical readings of O’Donovan’s work.  Students will be encouraged to pursue research projects that tackle a specific theme in O’Donovan’s corpus, putting him in conversation with other contemporary thinkers from a range of traditions.

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The Role of Emotions in the Letters of St. Paul

SMB3551HS L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S): Shantz, Colleen

Graduate degree students enrol in SMB6551HS

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed TIME: 17:00 to 19:30

CREDITS: One Credit

The course offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the role of emotion in Paul's communication with early Christian communities.  We will study emotional appeals as a rhetorical strategy of the letters as well as the effects of such emotions in human beings (including their cultural construction, biological and psychological effects, role in cognition). The overarching question of the course is how to cultivate emotional intelligence in our readings of Paul's letters.  Lectures, class discussions of assigned readings, graded presentations and writing assignments.

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Aquinas Studium - Cancelled on Nov 27, 2012

RGT3559HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2013 INSTRUCTOR(S): Mongeau, Gilles M.

Graduate degree students enrol in RGT6559HF

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: TIME: 9:00 to 17:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An intensive five day course that explores a key treatise or text of Thomas Aquinas. Students attend the sessions of the Aquinas Studium, which gathers Aquinas experts for a week of reading, critical exegesis and conversation, and a daily seminar with the course instructor. Attendance at all sessions is required, and no exceptions are possible. Permission of the instructor required for registration.

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