Course Catalogue 2016-2017

Israel's Wisdom Traditions

SMB2278HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): McLaughlin, John L.

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

PRE-REQUISITES: SMB1007 "Intro Old Testament" or equivalent. CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to Israel's search for wisdom in its Ancient Near Eastern context. Topics include the nature and expression of wisdom, its international context, Lady Wisdom, the place of wisdom literature in Israel's faith and the content of the individual wisdom books: Proverbs, Job, Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes), Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, plus consideration of the relevance of Israel's wisdom tradition for today.

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Introduction to Homiletics

SAP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lovrick, Peter

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Homiletics is a one-semester course that gives students the opportunity to look at the theology, tradition and practice of Catholic preaching. Students will examine particular questions, issues and challenges in homiletics from a Catholic perspective, survey the development of preaching throughout Church history, determine how Roman Catholic preaching can be informed by the theory and practice in other traditions, and articulate the characteristics of good preaching.

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Basics of Preaching

WYP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Peter

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 10:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The student will develop a theological framework regarding the character and place of preaching in the life of a local Church. This includes the place of the Church within the mission of God, the importance of analyzing and engaging with the way culture shapes the local community, and the understanding of what it means to be faithful to God in the way we handle the biblical text. The student will also learn to identify and implement the basic skills that are foundational to preaching.

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Philosophy of Ecclesiastical History: Sacred and Profane

TRH2316HF 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 historiographical course surveys select 'sacred' and 'profane' works of church history by some of the most important ecclesiastical historians and philosophers active from the mid-first century AD until the mid-twentieth century (including, but not limited to, Luke, Augustine, Foxe, Bossuet, Voltaire, Hegel, Ranke, and Acton).

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Creation/Anthropology/ Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 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.

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Creation, Fall, Grace and Glory

SMT2328HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dias, Darren

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Christian anthropology, focussing on theology of creation, human nature, the fall and original sin, transformation by grace, eschatological call to glory. Biblical, historical, liturgical, and contemporary theological reflection, emphasis on contemporary reinterpretation of creation theology, problem of evil, and grace.

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Conversion & Education

SAP2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Creamer, David G.

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat TIME: 9:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Study of Foundational pastoral, methodological, theological dynamics for authentic Catholic education. Focus on education's role to inform, form and transform. Conversion in the context of a global, technological in dialogue with Vatican II and significant post-Conciliar documents.

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Church Ministry Sacraments: Presbyterian and Reformed Views

KNT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Fensham, Charles James

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

PRE-REQUISITES: A basic introductory theology course. Knox M.Div. students need to have Ref. Theology in Dialogue. 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.

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Sacramental Theology I

SAT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 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.

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Old Testament: the Orthodox/Eastern Christian Understanding

TRH2459HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2016 INSTRUCTOR(S): Schneider, Richard

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Recommended preparation TRT2110H. CREDITS: One Credit

Evaluation of the possibility of interaction or dialogue between Orthodox theoria-reading, which understands the OT eschatologically in reference to the new, and modern Western historical-critical approached to reading the OT text.

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