Course Catalogue 2014-2015

Patristic Exegesis as a Resource for Preaching

TRT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wang, Lisa

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Tue, Thu TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides an introduction to the ways in which the Bible was read and interpreted by the ancient Christians, and considers how we can best use these modes of exegesis as a resource for preaching and catechesis today.  Assigned readings, research paper and written sermon.

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Ecclesiology

SAT2401HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

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.

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Introduction to Liturgy - Cancelled on Apr 28, 2014

SMT2402HS L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: TBA TIME: TBA to TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

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.

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Church Ministry Sacraments: Presbyterian and Reformed Views

KNT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Fensham, Charles James

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri TIME: 9:30 to 12:30

CREDITS: One Credit

A theological exploration of Church, Ministry and Sacraments from a Presbyterian perspective in dialogue with other traditions and contemporary expressions of the Christian movement. Assignment and Paper. Prerequisites: A basic introductory theology course. Knox M.Div. students need to have Ref. Theology in Dialogue.

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Beyond Religious Education: Implications of the Spirituality of Children for Theory and Practice

TRP2443HF L4101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore recent developments around the spirituality of children, and the theology of childhood as a means of reshaping and revitalizing the practice of ministry with children. Participants will discover how to be companions with children on their spiritual journey. Participants will also be trained in the Godly Play method of being with children, and upon completion will be accredited storytellers by Godly Play Canada. The course will consist of lectures, small group work, tutorials, and required reading. Participants will be evaluated on class participation, a book report, a research paper, and the learning and telling of a Godly Play story.

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Orthodox Pastoralia 2: 1300 - present

TRH2455HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ladouceur, Paul

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon, Thu TIME: 19:00 to 22:00

CREDITS: One Credit

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

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Eco-Theology Faith and Practice

SMT2610HS L4101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gregg, Linda

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

CREDITS: One Credit

Through lecture, discussion, prayer and eco-praxis, course participants will develop a solid academic foundation in eco-theology, skills to analyze contemporary social and ethical issues in ecology, and an integration of theology, spirituality and practical applications including organic gardening to support the formation of Christian identity and mission in the world today. This is an off campus course with residential component.

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Evangelistic Legacy of C.S. Lewis

WYP2610HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Bowen, John P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

CREDITS: One Credit

A consideration of the biography, theology and fiction of C.S. Lewis, with attention to his understanding and practice of evangelism and its applicability today.

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Engaging Islam in the 21st Century

WYT2637HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Irregular

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is for Christian theology students who wish to have a basic knowledge of the religion of Islam. Two basic questions are attempted in the course: "What is Islam?" and How do I engage the Muslim?".  These two questions will underline the lectures and discussions.The course will give special attention to the relationship of Islam to the west and to modernity, as the movements related to this encounter.

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Gospel of Luke

RGB2665HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lewis, Scott M.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed, Fri TIME: 1000 to 1200

CREDITS: One Credit

The primary focus will be on the Gospel of Luke, dealing with such topics as: Luke as historian, Israel in Luke's theology; rich and poor; universalism; forgiveness; table fellowship and God's kingdom; eschatology and salvation history. Short written assignments and final paper. No exam.

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