Course Catalogue 2017-2018

Religion, Life and Society: Reformational Philosophy

ICT3702HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Sweetman, Robert //testing here

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COLLEGE: Institute for Christian Studies SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 18:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An exploration of central issues in philosophy, as addressed by Herman Dooyeweerd, Dirk Vollenhoven, and the Amsterdam School of neoCalvinian thought. The course tests the relevance of this tradition for recent developments in Western philosophy. Special attention is given to critiques of foundationalism, metaphysics, and modernity within reformational philosophy and in other schools of thought.

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Ignatian Contribution to Contemporary Ecclesiology

RGT3706HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Goulding, Gill K. //testing here

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The course evaluates the Ignatian contribution to comtemporary ecclesiology. Utilizing key texts it situates Ignatius' sense of "Church" and the Society of Jesus relationship to the Church. Explores key issues and potential problems faced by a twenty-first-century reader of Ignatius. Engagement with contemporary Jesuit theologians, and the writings of Pope John Paul II and Cardinal Ratzinger.

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Wittgenstein: Language & the Philosophy of Religion

ICT3716HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kuipers, Ronald //testing here

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COLLEGE: Institute for Christian Studies SCHEDULE: Thu

CREDITS: One Credit

Wittgenstein's philosophy continues to generate enormous interest, and his name is frequently cited in connection with radical developments in theology and the philosophy of religion. Via an exploration of the different accounts of language and meaning he presents in both his early and later work, this course will focus on his thought as it relates to religious belief and commitment in particular.

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Paul's Ethics

WYB3719HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Jervis, Ann //testing here

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 10:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This seminar course will provide an introduction to Paul's ethical thinking in the context of the theological fabric of his thought. It will provide an opportunity to read some of the great commentators on Paul's ethics and to discuss the interrelationship between Paul's ethics and his theology.

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The Divine (at) Risk? Open Theism, Classical Theism, and Beyond

ICT3730HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ansell, Nicholas //testing here

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COLLEGE: Institute for Christian Studies SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 9:30 to 12:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Did God take a risk in creating the world? How are divine and human freedom related? Can we confess God's sovereignty in the face of evil? This course will explore the different ways in which the God of history is viewed by advocates and critics of ((Open Theism." Our examination will stimulate our own reflections on how we might best understand and, indeed, image God's love, knowledge and power.

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Congregational Leadership

KNP3732HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Macdonald, Stuart //testing here

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The course will consider issues of ministerial leadership within the changed reality in which congregations in Canada now find themselves. After exploring that reality and some of the challenges posed by post-Christian Canada, the course will deal with issues of leadership and change, as well as introducing students to some of the basic tools of congregational studies. The course will build upon previous theological studies, including the experiences in Theological Field Education placements, in order to prepare students to transition to ministry.

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Eastern Christian icons

RGH3755HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Skira, Jaroslav Z. //testing here

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Three courses from the Theological or Historical departments. CREDITS: One Credit

Emphasis on the history of the iconoclastic controversy and ecumenical councils, especially for the development of Christology. Readings from Nicaea II, Theodore the Studite, John of Damascus and Theodore Abu Qurrah. Iconography and spirituality. Church visit.

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MTS Synthesis Paper

RGT3790YF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): //testing here

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE:

CREDITS: Two Credits

MTS Synthesis Paper

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MTS Synthesis Paper

RGT3790YY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): //testing here

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE:

CREDITS: Two Credits

MTS Synthesis Paper

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Christianity and Crisis in North America - Cancelled on Mar 22, 2017

EMH3801HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): //testing here

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is designed to explore the role of religion in times of war and cultural unrest. Topics to beconsidered include visions of national destiny in colonial times; nation-building in Canada and the United States; national disunity during civil war, responses to Christian imperialism and international conflict (including pacifism), Cold War, culture wars, and the challenges of pluralism and globalism to "national" identity.

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