Course Catalogue 2016-2017

Hebrew Reading & Exegesis

KNB2127HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Irwin, Brian

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Introductory course in Hebrew. CREDITS: One Credit

This course builds on students knowledge of introductory Hebrew grammar to engage them in the reading and interpretation of Hebrew narrative (selections from Jonah, Ruth, and other books). Emphasis is on building Hebrew vocabulary and confidence in reading and on developing exegetical skill.

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Greek Exegesis

KNB2131HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kovacs, Frank

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides practice analyzing and translating early Christian and Jewish Greek texts, and interpreting them with respect to their literary and social contexts.

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Shaping Space for Worship

TRP2134HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Gerald

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Examination of the interaction between Theology and Architecture. Exploration of space as a medium of expression. Analysis of the structures inherent in worship and their relation to archetypal building plans. Assisting a congregation to adopt and live its mission. Presentations and analyses. Assessments and re-planning of individual places of worship.

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Sanctification of Time: Orthodox Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year

TRP2171HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore through classroom lectures and seminar discussions the texts and pastoral practice of the daily cycle of the liturgy of the hours and the yearly cycle of feasts, fasts and commemorations of the Byzantine (Orthodox and Eastern Catholic) churches, including the historical evolution and theological meaning of those rites. Guest lectures will also cover the liturgies of the hours and liturgical year of the Oriental Orthodox churches, specifically the Syriac, Coptic and Ethiopian rites. The course will also further develop the concept of liturgical theology and the reflect on pastoral practice in the celebration of daily and festal services.

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Sanctification of Time: Orthodox Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year

TRP2171HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore through classroom lectures and seminar discussions the texts and pastoral practice of the daily cycle of the liturgy of the hours and the yearly cycle of feasts, fasts and commemorations of the Byzantine (Orthodox and Eastern Catholic) churches, including the historical evolution and theological meaning of those rites. Guest lectures will also cover the liturgies of the hours and liturgical year of the Oriental Orthodox churches, specifically the Syriac, Coptic and Ethiopian rites. The course will also further develop the concept of liturgical theology and the reflect on pastoral practice in the celebration of daily and festal services.

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The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition

TRP2172HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to the most significant teachings and achievements in Orthodox theological anthropology, beginning with the Cappadocian fathers, Maximus the Confessor and others. The course will also explore the contributions of modern scholars such as Bulgakov, Yannaras, Zizioulas, Behr, Vlachos and Von Balthasar who have enriched the study of the human person in Orthodox tradition. This course will also explore, compare and contrast the anthropological ideas developed by western, modern era philosophers such as Nietzsche, Freud and Sartre. The course will also explore some modern bioethical, technological and social issues that pose new questions regarding the human person.

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The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition

TRP2172HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Paraskevopoulos, Theodore

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to the most significant teachings and achievements in Orthodox theological anthropology, beginning with the Cappadocian fathers, Maximus the Confessor and others. The course will also explore the contributions of modern scholars such as Bulgakov, Yannaras, Zizioulas, Behr, Vlachos and Von Balthasar who have enriched the study of the human person in Orthodox tradition. This course will also explore, compare and contrast the anthropological ideas developed by western, modern era philosophers such as Nietzsche, Freud and Sartre. The course will also explore some modern bioethical, technological and social issues that pose new questions regarding the human person.

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Ministry and Technology - Cancelled on Jun 23, 2016

WYP2810HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue Online TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Is it legitimate to use technology to communicate the gospel? Explores the function and use of the tools of technology in the varied ministry of the church. Asks critical questions about technology and its use. In the context of addressing issues such as virtual community, media arts and worship, internet-based ministry, Christian education and youth ministry, and spirituality online, the course seeks to equip with skills in this area of ministry.

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Prophetic Literature

SAB2181HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Chung, Frederick Yon-Ho

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Introduction to the Old Testament course CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces the prophets of Israel from their historical contexts, explores developments, genres and theological themes. Attention will be paid to the role of Israelite prophets in the larger ancient Near East context and prophetic contributions to Israelite expressions of God. Basic methods of exegesis will be reinforced as well as attention to a Catholic framework for interpretation.

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European Reformations

CGH2201HF L4101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Osborne, Troy D.

COLLEGE: Conrad Grebel SCHEDULE: Tue, Thu TIME: 10:00 to 11:30

PRE-REQUISITES: N/A CREDITS: One Credit

The events collectively known as the Reformation ended the unity of westem Christianity. In this course, we will study the various reforming movements primarily by reading the words of their main actors. The course places the ideas behind the reformers' agendas in their historical context, beginning with a survey of western Christianity on the eve of the sixteenth century. It then examines the particular ways in which the Protestant and Catholic reformers viewed the Bible, salvation, the church, and the state. After exploring the context and the Ideas, we will look at the reality of the reformers' struggle to implement their agenda and the legacy of the Reformation in the twenty-first century.

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