Course Catalogue 2016-2017

History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

WYH1010HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hayes, Alan L.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Wed to 21:30

CREDITS: One Credit

From the subapostolic age to the "Triumph of Orthodoxy" in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam.

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Reading and Teaching the Old Testament

CGB1011HF L4101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Suderman, W. Derek

COLLEGE: Conrad Grebel SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 13:00 to 16:00

PRE-REQUISITES: N/A CREDITS: One Credit

This course will study the literary genres, the history of composition, and the canonization of the Old Testament texts. The course will examine various hermeneutical approaches to the Old Testament. The course will examine various hermeneutical approaches to the Old Testament, focusing on their implications for Christian theological interpretation. It will introduce some methods of teaching the Old Testament in various settings.

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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

WYB1012YY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: Two Credits

The goal of the course is to equip both students training for designated ministry and those students who wish to continue in advanced degree studes with a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew, as well as for subsequent study in syntax and exegesis. The course itself takes the full academic year (Fall2016, Winter 2017), and it will introduce students to the fundamentals of Biblical hebrew, including phonology (soungs), morphology (grammatical forms), basic syntax (the components of meaning text units), and the most frequent vocabulary. At the end of the whole year course, students will have acquired rudimentary skills useful for the purposes of homiletical exegesis, scholarship pursuit, and the general pleasure of textual theological interpretations.

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A Global History of Christianity - a survey

KNH1015HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Macdonald, Stuart

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of the history of Christianity and an introduction to the study of Christian history. 

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New Testament Hermeneutics

SAB1081HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Werbylo, Walter Nusca, Robert

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

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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Introduction to the New Testament

SAB1081HF L0102 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Werbylo, Walter Chandrakanthan, Joseph

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

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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Worship I: Foundations of Christian Public Worship

EMP1101HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kervin, William

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the history, theology and practice of Christian public worship, with particular reference to the foundational practices of Eucharist and Christian initiation in the Reformed and Methodist liturgical traditions, set in the context of ecumenical developments and influences. Biblical, historical, theological and pastoral dimensions will be explored through in-class and online lectures and presentations, readings, papers, online assignments, worship, discussion, and practica/tutorials (held in the third hour of class time).

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Reformed Theology in Dialogue

KNT1101HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Athanasiadis, Harris

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: N/A Online TIME: NA to NA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to the central categories of Christian theology as these loci have been developed in what the Christian tradition has called Systematic Theology. The course will focus on how these major doctrinal themes have been articulated in the Reformed Protestant tradition, and set this perspective in dialogue with other traditional, contemporary, and ecumenical perspectives in theology. Each topic will be explored in relation to its classical formulation as well as with reference to modern (and postmodern) reassessments of the classical tradition in the cultural and global context of the Christian churches in the 21st century.

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Foundations of Theology

RGT1101HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Rixon, Gordon A.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course examines the historical development and contemporary practice of theology as an exercise of intellectual probity and religious commitment. Topics include the origins of Christian theology, its historical development, the relationship of religious narrative to religious doctrine, faith and reason, revelation and authority, tradition and development. The course introduces Bernard Lonergan.

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Foundations of Theology

SAT1101HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Graham, Donald G.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

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

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