Course Catalogue 2016-2017

Spiritual Formation in the Anglican Tradition

TRP2202HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wang, Lisa

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Reflection on aspects of the spiritual formation of the human person and of the postulant for ordination in the Anglican Church. Students will consider topics such as the theology of the human person, longing for God, spiritual motherhood and fatherhood, kenosis, stewardship of the sacraments, preaching and prayer, and how these inform our understanding of the priesthood.

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Learning to Read the Christian Bible

EMB2204HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Vaage, Leif

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The purpose of this course is to provide a weekly experience of Bible Study in a small-group format, to think systematically about this experience of reading collectively, to expand the theoretical framework within which this thinking is done, and to develop a reflective style of participation in this experience.

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The Call to Prophecy - Cancelled on Jun 6, 2016

RGB2210HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 16:00 to 18:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Exploration of the function of prophecy in Israel using as a point of departure the vocation texts of the three major prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel.

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Benedictine Spirituality & Foundations of New Monasticism

WYP2210HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gefvert, Sr. Constance Joanna

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

CREDITS: One Credit

St. Benedict's "Little Rule", written in the fourth century, is the primary source of Anglican spirituality, liturgy and ecclesiology. Since the mid-twentieth century it has had a profound influence on the "New Monasticism", Fresh Expressions, and the Emergence movement. The course will examine the historical roots of Benedictine spirituality in the desert tradition, the spread of the Benedictine  radition across Europe and the British Isles, the clash between the Roman Benedictine tradition and Celtic spirituality, the profound influence of Benedictine liturgy during the English Reformation especially in the shaping of the Book of Common Prayer, and the influence of Benedict's Rule on the development of Anglican and ecumenical religious communities. As we follow the tradition into the 20th and 21st centuries we will examine the increasing interest in Benedictine monastic spirituality among lay people, and the evolution of monastic life into the "mixed economy" of traditional and emerging "new monastic" communities and fresh expressions of monasticism.

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History of Christianity III Since 1648

WYH2211HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

PRE-REQUISITES: 1000 Level history course or instructor approval. CREDITS: One Credit

Surveys the history of Christianity from the mid-seventeenth century to the present. Highlights the impact of rationalist and revivalist movements, the rise of Christian mission, developments in Roman Catholicism, the Church and modernity, the rise of global Christianity, the churches and development, Christianity and other religions.

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20th Century Church History, 1900-1960

SAH2224HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Sketches 4 major ways in which 20th C. culture challenged the Church, 1900-1960 leading to Vatican II. Explores various individual attempts to find creative solutions to these crises, as well as the main official responses from the Magisterium. 

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Christology

SAT2242HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Answering Jesus' question: "Who do people say I am?", course uses Old Testament expectations, New Testament data, Conciliar definitions and contemporary issues. 

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Christology

SMT2242HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Attridge, Michael

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Sat TIME: 9:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Systematic and pastoral approach to christology and soteriology. Emphasis on New Testament christologies, later developments, contemporary interpretations. Study of the impact on christology of such issues as the continuing quest for the historical Jesus, dialogue with other religions, and in particular with Judaism, the challenge of liberation and feminist theologies, and the new cosmology.

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Modern Athesim

TRH2253HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Clarke, Jr., John W.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This introductory course surveys the history of atheism and secularization from the mid-eighteenth-century Western European Enlightenment to the present. We will not only read selections from some of the most important English, Scottish, German, and American atheists, agnostics, and rationalists of the period, but also examine and discuss how contemporary political and social thought contributed to the rise of secular thought and gradual decline in theological orthodoxy. The course will demonstrate how the writings of atheists and theological rationalists have always been predicated on significant intellectual and emotional tensions between orthodox Christianity and contemporary culture.

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The Psalms

SAB2261HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Chung, Frederick Yon-Ho

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Fri TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Introductioon to the Old Testament CREDITS: One Credit

The Psalter can be viewed as a distillation of Israel's history, spirituality, liturgy, wisdom, Torah and messianic hopes. This course will examine some of the key elements of Hebrew poetry exemplified by the Psalms. In the study of the Psalms according to their literary forms or genres, their unique poetic and thematic features will be highlighted. Some consideration will be given to thematic groupings of Psalms such as Creation Psalms and Penitential Psalms. The spirituality of the Psalms will be explored both through Patristic literature and modern authors. This course will consider the messianic and Christological reading of the Psalms.

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