Course Catalogue 2017-2018

Early Western Philosophy

SAT2723HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Reeve, Pamela J.

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to early western philosophy from the pre-Socratics to Neoplatonism. The course will take a combined historical and thematic approach, focusing on positions and problems in the areas of metaphysics, theory of knowledge, human nature, and ethics through the study of primary sources in Greek and Roman philosophy.

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The Practice of Diaconal Ministry

TRP2732HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The practice of being an Anglican Deacon involves an understanding of Christian Ministry in its ancient and current expressions. Deacons as ordained ministers are called to focus the ministry of the whole community as this relates to the service and care of those in need. The role of deacons is to express the world to the church and the church to the world. The course will discuss the variety of ministries, social justice and the church, the liturgical role of deacons, the leadership and prophetic role of deacons in the parish/congregation, and the future growth of the diaconate. The relevance of this course to other denominations is based on the baptismal requirement of pursuing justice in the world. While the course is called "Practice", the course will also involve the theory and theology of the diaconate.

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Romans: The Letter That Changed the World

WYB2756HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Jervis, Ann

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

PRE-REQUISITES: An introductory course on NT CREDITS: One Credit

The course will work through Romans consecutively, doing a close reading of the Biblical text and engaging with interpretations of Romans.

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Romans - Cancelled on Jun 19, 2017

WYB2756HS L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Jervis, Ann

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

PRE-REQUISITES: WYB1501H or equivalent. CREDITS: One Credit

The course will work through Romans consecutively, doing a close reading of the Biblical text and engaging with influential scholarly literature on Paul in general and Romans in particular.

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Beyond Homelessness

TRT2802HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A study of the nature of postmodern homelessness in the light of a theological and phenomenological analysis of homecoming and homemaking. Biblical themes such as creation, exodus, covenant, land and kingdom will be interpreted in the context of present experiences of social homelessness, geo-political violence, international refugees, disconnectedness to the earth and an overwhelming sense of being nomads without roots in any place of community.

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Ministry and Technology - Cancelled on Mar 2, 2017

WYP2810HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

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 social media, virtual community, media arts and worship, internet-based ministry, Christian education, and spirituality online, the course seeks to equip students in this new area of ministry.

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Ministry and Technology - Cancelled on Feb 15, 2017

WYP2810HF L6010 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A

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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Songs of the Church

EMP2861HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The course on congregational song has no prerequisites related to musical ability, keyboard skills, or to hymnic background. Attendance at lectures for the exploration of current song resources (Voices United, More Voices, and a hymn book of the student's choice) forms part of the evaluation process. In addition, weekly assignments such as book reviews or song leading, class participation, and presentation of a final integrative project will be graded. Familiarity with journals and literature in the field will be required. Some research and reports on research will be required. Demonstrated familiarity with the resources of a newly developed concordance for Voices United will be an integral component for evaluation.

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Taste and See: A Theology of Food

TRT2872HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to some of the historical, ethical, and theological dimensions of food and eating, with an aim toward thinking about food and eating in the context of practical ministry. Whether one is thinking about a community potluck, a food based outreach program, a local partnerhsip, or the Eucharist, food and eating remain central to the practice of the Christian faith and to a proper theological self-understanding.

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Toronto School of Theology Choir

EMP2875HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lim, Swee Hong

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 16:30 to 18:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The Toronto School of Theology Choir is an ecumenical choir based at Emmanuel College whose members sing at TST chapel services and other community events at the University of Toronto and in the broader community Through the choir, members are introduced to a wide variety of church music repertoire from various Christian traditions from around the world. Members also advance their singing and ensemble skills in a group through weekly rehearsals where they learn about vocal production and ensemble singing. TST Choir is open to all members of the University of Toronto: students, faculty and staff.

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