Course Catalogue 2016-2017

Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion

KNT6501HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Vissers, John

Basic degree students enrol in KNT3501HF

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: KNT1101H Reformed Theology; KNH1015H Global History of Christianity; KNH2010H History of Christianity II or equivalents CREDITS: One Credit

This course is a close reading of the English text of Calvin's Institutio Christianae religionis of 1559. We begin by situating Calvin's theology in the historical and theological context of the 16th century Reformation before turning to a careful examination of the Institutes' major doctrinal themes and their significance both for Calvin's context and the subsequent history of Protestant theology.

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Foundations in the Psychology of Counselling

TRP6523HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hewitt, Marsha A.

Basic degree students enrol in TRP3523HF

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Foundations in the psychology of pastoral counselling, emphasizing the interpersonal, intersubjective and relational dynamics operative in the dyad in a faith-based context. Focus of the course will be on case studies where students will examine multiple perspectives of effective communication in the pastoral setting. Strong focus heightened awareness of not only what persons seeking counseling brings to the relationship, but equally important, on what the counselor brings, and the multiple levels of conscious and unconscious communication mobilized in therapeutic encounters.

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Pastoral Counselling Education - Advanced 1

TSP6523YY L4101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

Basic degree students enrol in TSP3523YY

COLLEGE: TST SCHEDULE: irregular

CREDITS: Two Credits

Offered by the CAPPE Supervisors of the Ontario Central Region. A 400-hour unit of Pastoral Counselling Education at the basic level meeting standards of Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice & Education (CAPPE). Will strengthen counselling skills for parish ministry. The focus is on personal integration and ethical reflections in a client-centred framework.

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Pastoral Counselling Education - Advanced 2

TSP6524YY L4101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

Basic degree students enrol in TSP3524YY

COLLEGE: TST SCHEDULE: irregular

CREDITS: Two Credits

Offered by the CAPPE Supervisors of the Ontario Central Region. A 400-hour unit of Pastoral Counselling Education at the basic level meeting standards of Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice & Education (CAPPE). Will strengthen counselling skills for parish ministry. The focus is on personal integration and ethical reflections in a client-centred framework.

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History and Identity of the Care of Souls

EMP6548HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Couture, Pamela D.

Basic degree students enrol in EMP3548HF

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores the history and identity of what is historically called the care of souls, and currently is practiced in spiritual care in hospitals and other health care institutions, prisons, chaplaincy, and congregations. The first half of the course explores a series of "snapshots" of the historical foundations and classic texts from the Christian tradition, including Biblical warrants and early church practices, self-reflexivity, the rise of religious institutions of care, Roman Catholic sacramental vs Protestant life-support approaches, social gospel vs. clinical trajectories, clerical vs. lay participation, and correlation of theories and practices of faith traditions with those of the human sciences. The second half of the course explores contemporary issues in the care of souls in the Canadian context, including challenges from narrative, postmodern, postcolonial, ecumenical, interfaith, and institutional perspectives, based on the particular interests of students in the class.

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Psychology & Religion

RGP6550HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Schner, Joseph G.

Basic degree students enrol in RGP3550HF

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The course will begin with a discussion of the relationship between psychology and religion. It will then explore the relationship between religion and psychology -- history, methodology, research and application. It will review psychological theories and research on personality and their relationship to spirituality, religious behaviour, individual differences and abnormality, and review research on religious development. These findings will then be applied within the context of the social and organizational psychology of the church. A previous course in introductory psychology would be helpful but not essential.

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Intercultural Care & Counselling: A Systems Perspective

EMP6561HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

Basic degree students enrol in EMP3561HF

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

PRE-REQUISITES: EMP1741 EM Students or lntro Spiritual care course CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to practices of care with an emphasis on self awareness, systems theories, assessment and interculturality in spiritual care. The first part of the course will focus on systems theories. Students will explore their own families and cultures of origin and their social identities as a means to Jearn the related theories and to develop self awareness (safe and effective use of self) for spiritual care practice. The second part of the course will relate systems and intercultural approaches to care in the face of grief and Joss, death and dying, suicide, trauma and crisis, aging and dementia while deepening students' understanding of the therapeutic relationship and assessment in spiritual care. This course is suitable for students preparing for work in spiritual care and psycho-spiritual therapy and for students preparing for leadership in congregational or social contexts

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Studies in Anglican Theology

TRT6566HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Neelands, David

Basic degree students enrol in TRT3566HF

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: introductory course in theology. CREDITS: One Credit

Theology of grace in representative Anglican theologians, including Thomas Cranmer, Richard Hooker, the Caroline Divines, the Tractarians, F.D. Maurice, Lux Mundi and William Temple.

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Islamic Thought in the Classical Age (7-13 Cent CE)

EMT6607HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Reda, Nevin

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This is a historical and topical survey of the origins and development of Islam. The course is primarily concerned with the life and career of Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, the teachings of the Qur'an, the development of the Muslim community and its principal institutions, schools of thought, law, theology, cultural life and mystical tradition, to about 1300 A.D.

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Gospel of Matthew

TRB6643HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

Basic degree students enrol in TRB3643HF

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Analysis of the Gospel of Matthew with a view to understanding the author's theology in the light of his reporting and interpretation for the Matthean community.

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