Course Catalogue 2017-2018

Culture and Practical Ministry

KNP5021HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Song, Nam Soon

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Culture Matters! How does culture shape practical ministry? How does practical ministry affect cultural renewal? Practical ministry includes education, preaching, worship, and pastoral care ministry of the church. In this course we will analyze how culture and practical ministry interacted in specific historical periods, and evaluate ways that could have been more appropriate for practitioners of the Christian ministry to respond to those cultural contexts. Also, through cultural sketch of one's own context, the student will envision the future of practical ministry, not only engaging in, but also challenging his/her own culture. Prof. Anne Anderson and Prof. Dorcas Gordon will take parts in areas in Preaching and Pastoral Care. Seminars, lectures, discussion, watching films. Class Participation (20%) Leading Seminar(40%) Final Paper (40%)

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Research and Scholarship

TSJ5021HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hayes, Alan L. Rixon, Gordon A.

COLLEGE: TST SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 13:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A required cohort course for doctoral students dealing with fundamental aspects of research and scholarship, research methods and other aspects of professional scholarship, with attention to the study of theology in a university context.

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Origen

SMH5054HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Smith, T. Allan

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Greek and Latin are useful but not required. CREDITS: One Credit

Study of Origen's life and thought in historical context. Reading and analysis of major works.

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Spiritual Theology of Evelyn Underhill

RGP5209HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Stoeber, Michael

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Fri TIME: 13:00 to 15:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A critical exploration of the mystical, liturgical and pastoral theology of Evelyn Underhill, as she develops these in her novels and scholarly writings. Her thought will be examined in light of contemporary issues in spirituality, such as the status of the body, mysticism and social action, the subjectivization of mystical experiences, and the effect of socio-political structures on spirituality. Lectures, discussion, presentation, critical reflection paper.

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Kenosis

RGT5239HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Goulding, Gill K.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Explores Christian Kenosis as an expression of the unconditional love of God made known in Christ. Here the mutual relations of self-giving in the Trinity may be reflected in the lives of human persons. Of key significance is Hans Urs von Balthasar's appreciation of the paschal mystery. Also in dialogue are: Sarah Coakley, John Paul II and Thomas Merton.

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Rhetoric and Poetics for Preaching

EMP5325HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Literature in classical and contemporary rhetoric and poetics with a view to more imaginative preaching.

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Qumran: Scripture and Worship

EMB5401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Newman, Judith

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 13:00 to 15:00

PRE-REQUISITES: 2 years biblical Hebrew. CREDITS: One Credit

An examination of selected psalms, prayers, and hymns from the Dead Sea Scrolls with an eye to their appropriation of scriptural discourse. Genre issues, social function of these texts in the Qumran community, and continuity with and differences from later Jewish and Christian liturgies also explored.

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The Church Evangelical and Catholic - Cancelled on Feb 15, 2017

WYT5410HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Mangina, Joseph

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores a range of proposals in contemporary ecclesiology across the ecumenical spectrum. Special attention will be given to questions surrounding the Church's concretely historical character, as in the ecclesiology of "practices" and its critics. Authors read may include Ratzinger, Jenson, Hauerwas, Cavanaugh, Radner and Healy.

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Research Methods - Cancelled on Jun 28, 2017

SMJ5500HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dias, Darren

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course explores the distinctive contents, methods, and interests of traditional theological disciplines (biblical studies, church history, pastoral and systematic theology and ethics) as well as their interrelationships: What does each subdiscipline count as evidence?; How does it construct knowledge?; What cognate disciplines might extend its insights?; How does it engage the challenges, fears, and hope for the "globalized" world of the 21st century? Students will explore the task of theological research and writing through all its steps. Attention will be given to the use of scholarly research software and bibliographic tools, identification of appropriate methodology, and the value of interdisciplinarity.

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Readings in Augustine

TRT5530HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2017 INSTRUCTOR(S): Neelands, David

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Examination of Augustine's writings against the Manichaeans, the Donatists, and the Pelagians.

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