Course Catalogue 2015-2016

Creation/Anthropology/ Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anang, Charles

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The first course on Theological Anthropology comprises four areas: (1) Biblical Foundation of two creations. (2) Theology of creation. (3) The human person in its created existence in the image of Christ. (4) Doctrine of Primordial, Original, and Personal sin. Angelology. One midterm test, one mini-synthesis, and a final oral examination.

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Ecclesiology - Cancelled on Jul 20, 2015

SMT2404HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

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

CREDITS: One Credit

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.

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Church Ministry Sacraments: Presbyterian and Reformed Views

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

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

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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Sacramental Theology I

SAT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Fri TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to sacraments in general, historical and systematic study of sacraments of initiation (baptism, confirmation, Eucharist) with special consideration of the pastoral viewpoint. Three short papers, seminars, final exam.

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The Psychology of Faith Development

SAP2471HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Yake, John

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A reflection upon the role of psychology in religious education as a way to understand faith development (James W. Fowler) and/or human transcendence (Bernard J.F. Lonergan). Some time will be given to Ignatian and Carmelite spirituality as samples of structuring spirituality. Readings, two short papers, integrative paper.

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Early Fathers/Mothers: Eastern Thought, Doctrine and Theology to 431

TRT2504HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A study of the primary texts of the Church's first five centuries from the perspective of Eastern Christians, to identify and apply the vision of God and persons forged by the early doctors of the Church. Close readings of primary texts. Research paper.

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Pastoral Care of Adolescents

TRP2521HF L4101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Tue, Wed TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

To create an understanding of the developmental and behavioural dynamics of adolescence and to develop effective pastoral care practice by studying developmental changes in adolescence, the needs of the adolescent, a dolescent adjustment, issues the family and the adolescent, biblical principles of adolescent pastoral care, pastoral care of adolescents in youth ministry, the process of helping adolescents, and dealing with common adolescent issues.

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Intermediate Hellenistic Greek I

WYB2521HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Sider-Hamilton, Catherine

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue, Thu TIME: 16:00 to 17:30

PRE-REQUISITES: The completion one year of introductory Greek CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides practice in reading and exegesis of the New Testament in Greek. It follows upon Elementary New Testament Greek (or one year of Greek) and presumes a basic knowledge of Greek. The aim is to increase the student's proficiency in Greek through regular translation and analysis of the New Testament texts, to introduce more advanced grammatical and syntactical concepts, and to unlock the potential of the Greek text for preaching and for scholarly research.

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Pastoral Psychology

WYP2528HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Clergy and lay leaders often encounter people struggling to cope with psychological difficulties. It is important that they be able to recognize common psychological problems and have the basic skills to respond constructively and compassionately. This is not a counseling course; it provides psychological knowledge key to providing effective pastoral care.

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Pastoral Counselling

SAP2545HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Pastoral Counselling for the non-professional counsellor engaged in ministry. The goals of the course include acquiring basic counselling skills, developing awareness of counter-transference and exploring how to refer to other professionals. Class format includes lectures and peer counselling. Requirements include: reflection papers, referral project and a taped counselling session. Attendance and participation are mandatory.

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