Course Catalogue 2019-2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, summer session classes may be delivered via a method other than in-person instruction (including online platforms) for part or all of the term. A final determination of delivery mode will be made by the college offering the course by April 24 for “F” summer courses, and by June 13 for “S” courses. Decisions regarding courses that cannot be accommodated online, or that are to be cancelled, will be communicated to students who have registered in those courses. Course registration for TST Summer courses opens via ACORN on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Orthodox Pastoral Role and Formation

TRP2531HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will be an introduction to the role and function of the Orthodox priest within the parish setting as well as other pastoral and chaplaincy roles (both clerical and lay). Students will be introduced to selected writings ranging from Scripture to the Fathers to contemporary theologians. We will be covering themes such as vocation, ordination, counseling, confession, and parish and personal life. While this course will briefly explore the biblical and historical origins and development of the priesthood and pastoral roles, its primary focus will be on the contemporary role of the priest or lay pastor in the modern world and parish life.

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Pastoral Counselling

SAP2545HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Pastoral Counselling for the non-professional counsellor engaged in ministry. The goals of the course include acquiring basic counselling skills, developing awareness of counter-transference and exploring how to refer to other professionals.

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History and Polity of the Korean Evangelical Holiness Church

KNH2559HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Heo, Chun Hoi

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is primarily for students from the holiness tradition. Students will be encouraged to study thoroughly the roots and developments of Korea Evangelical Holiness Church in Korea and abroad as well. Due to lack of text books available in English, only two books will be used as text books. Students will be required to read chapter by chapter of the books to understand the historical background and polity of the denomination.

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Church Planting & Fresh Expressions of Church

WYP2560HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Beginning new churches to serve areas and cultures where no church exists is a historic expression of the mission dei. The practice begins in the Book of Acts and has continued through Christian history, but is currently taking fresh and sometimes unconventional forms in Western society. This course lays foundations for church planting and fresh expressions of church in scripture and theology, and then looks at contemporary practice through exposure to current resources and practitioners.

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Theological Anthropology

SAT2600HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Nusca, Robert

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an exploration of the following themes in the light of Christian revelation: creation, the human person, sin, grace, and eschatology.

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Theology of Ministry

SMP2600HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the foundations of ministry in the New Testament, the manifold expressions of ministry in the history of the Church, and a variety of contemporary issues related to the theology and practice of ministry from a Roman Catholic perspective. Also important will be the relationship of ministry to other aspects of theology, such as Christology, pneumatology, grace, mission, ecclesiology, and sacraments.

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Trumpets of the Spirit' An Introduction to the Church Fathers

WYJ2605HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: TBA TIME: TBA to TBA

CREDITS:

Through primary and secondary source readings, lectures, discussions and presentations based on individual research, students will be introduced to the post-Biblical literature of the early Church (sub-apostolic period to mid-eighth century), both East and West. The broad goals of the course include the following:
? Developing an appreciation for the historical and cultural circumstances in which Christian thought originally developed
? Coming to understand the essential form and content of the Christian faith as it obtained in its formative centuries
? Learning how to compare and contrast various examples and exemplars of "Tradition," evaluating in turn the (dis)continuity between past and present in the life of the Church
? Considering how academic theology may be incorporated into pastoral care.

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Synoptic Gospels

SAB2612HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Werbylo, Walter

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

PRE-REQUISITES: An introduction to New Testament course. CREDITS: One Credit

Apostolic preaching and its development in Gospel writing. A look at the Synoptic Question. Special introduction to first three gospels, with attention to the themes and theology of each tradition. Exegetical study of selected passages in Mark, completed with reference to accounts in Matthew and Luke.

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Church and Evangelism: Towards Building a New Relationship

TRP2631HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lazerte, Darcey R.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will offer historical, biblical and theological foundations to the ministry and practice of evangelism in order that church leaders can exercise this ministry in their ministry setting.

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Rooted in God: Personal Prayer as the Soil of Ministry - Cancelled on Sep 10, 2019

WYP2636HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gefvert, Sr. Constance Joanna

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course focuses on personal contemplative prayer as essential for our relationship with God and the soil out of which healthy and effective ministry grows. The course covers Biblical teaching on prayer; the contemplative tradition arising from the early desert fathers and mothers; spirituality, theology and psychology of prayer; and various Christian traditions of prayer including lectio divina, Ignatian prayer, other forms of scripture prayer, centering prayer, Christian meditation, and the awareness examen.The course concludes with suggestions for planting and growing a prayer-based parish ministry.

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