Course Catalogue 2018-2019

The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Andrews, Stephen G.W. Billett, Jesse

COLLEGE: TST Joint College & Department Course SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

What is the Anglican tradition, and when did it become 'traditional'? This course examines the liturgy of the historical church, focusing on theological issues as well as historical developments. Attention is given to major points of liturgical development through the 17th century in the Church of England, the Episcopal Church USA and the Anglican Church of Canada. This includes consideration of how texts, actions, sounds and space contributed to theology, identity and formation. The course also focuses on twentieth century prayer books in these traditions, with an emphasis on the theology of sacraments, worship, language, and inculturation. Practicums follow the class to equip students to lead the Eucharist, Daily Office and Pastoral Services in the BCP and BAS.

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Contempt to Esteem: A Prehistory of the Vatican II Revolution in Teaching re Jews & Judaism - Cancelled on Aug 28, 2018

RGH2421HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Intro to NT CREDITS: One Credit

This course will examine the context, culturally, theologically and historically of how the Roman Catholic Church wascompelled to denounce certain contemptuous teachings regarding Jews and Judaism as well as to clarify and embrace the role of Israel in salvation history. This course also has relevance for religious studies in general. What the dramatic evolution of Catholic teaching on Judaism and the Jews illustrates is the dynamic character of religious traditions. Notwithstanding an impulse to be faithful to the truth upon which they were founded, religious traditions are nonethelesscapable of responding in innovating ways to cultural changes and historical events.

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Modern History of the Catholic Church

SAH2424HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ciani, Adrian

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an overview of the modern era of ecclesiastical history.Ó? Beginning with the ??Enlightenment?, we will examine the relationship between the Catholic Church and the world until Vatican II.Ó? In the way we will look at the age of revolution, what new ideas like liberalism meant and how popes of the nineteenth century sought to deal with them.Ó? The worldwide missionary experience of the Catholic Church at the time, as well as the rich history of Canadian Catholicism will be discussed.Ó? Pius IX, Vatican I and the pontificate of Leo XIII will be a key part of the course, as well an examination of the issues that the Church had to confront in the twentieth century, such as world wars and the holocaust.Ó? Light will be shed on these topics trough assigned readings, biographical studies and the study of examples of art and architecture from the period.

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Church Ministry Sacraments: Presbyterian and Reformed Views

KNT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 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 2018 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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Sacraments

SAT2433HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: TBA TIME: TBA to TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course considers the sacraments of the Catholic Church as the means whereby Christians are mystically united to the life of Christ. While a historical approach places course material in context, direct attention is focused upon the theological dimensions of Christ as the primordial sacrament, the Church as the sacrament of Christ, and the sevenfold sacraments as privileged, engraced ways of encountering the risen God-man.ÿ

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Living the Spirit: Orthodox Spirituality for Modern Times

TRH2455HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ladouceur, Paul

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Tue, Fri TIME: 19:00 to 22:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course covers modern approaches to the Orthodox concept of theosis, the movement of the Christian into complete life in, through, and with God, through Christ and the Holy Spirit. The course focuses in particular on the leading Orthodox spiritual personalities, movements and writings of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The writings include works of contemplation, monastic and non-monastic texts, sermons and catecheses. Classroom and online students will be evaluated on the basis of participation and presentations of texts, a review of a modern work of Orthodox spirituality, and a research essay.
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Living the Spirit: Orthodox Spirituality for Modern Times

TRH2455HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ladouceur, Paul

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

CREDITS: One Credit

History and leading themes in Orthodox spiritual - pastoral writing by monks, bishops, laymen and laywomen, from the hesychast period until the present. Filling in of background and developments from 1300 through the 18th and 19th c. revival, but concentration on 20th C. writers. Readings (from a kit of excerpts) will include monastic writings, spiritual anthologies and inspirational texts, catecheses, sermons, and letters, and some diaries.

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Early Thought, Doctrine and Theology in the Church Fathers and Mother

TRT2504HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: N/A TIME: NA to NA

CREDITS: One Credit

The first matr phase of Christian theological development took place between the Ascension of Christ as the Council of Chalcedon 451 AD}. During this period, the problems of the Trinity, appropriate exegesis of scripture, Christolog~, and
salvation would be addressed in a variety of ways. In this course, we will explore the development of early Christan doctrine and theology through careful reading of key primary sources and secondary material. Emphasis will be on the
above theolo9ical questions, with special attention to the si~nificance of this theology for lived praxis among Christians at the time and 1n the present day. Key fathers and mothers o the Church will be explored alongside thinkers whose views would eventually be considered heretical. Evaluation is based on two short response papers, a research paper, and classroartlcipation.

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Early Thought, Doctrine and Theology in the Church Fathers and Mother

TRT2504HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The first matr phase of Christian theological development took place between the Ascension of Christ as the Council of
Chalcedon 451 AD}. During this period, the problems of the Trinity, appropriate exegesis of scripture, Christolog~, and
salvation would be addressed in a variety of ways. In this course, we will explore the development of early Christ an
doctrine and theology through careful reading of key primary sources and secondary material. Emphasis will be on the
above theolo9ical questions, with special attention to the si~nificance of this theology for lived praxis among Christians at
the time and 1n the present day. Key fathers and mothers o the Church will be explored alongside thinkers whose views
would eventually be considered heretical. Evaluation is based on two short response papers, a research paper, and class
roartlcipation. For the online section, class participation will be offered either in real-time (meeting online) or through weekly
ournals.

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