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.

Basics of Preaching

WYP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Peter

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 10:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The student will develop a theological framework regarding the character and place of preaching in the life of a local Church. This includes the place of the Church within the mission of God, the importance of analyzing and engaging with the way culture shapes the local community, and the understanding of what it means to be faithful to God in the way we handle the biblical text. The student will also learn to identify and implement the basic skills that are foundational to preaching.

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Creation/Anthropology/ Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anang, Charles

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The first course on Theological Anthropology comprises four areas: (1) Biblical Foundation of two creations. (2) Theology of creation. (3) The human person in its created existence in the image of Christ. (4) Doctrine of Primordial, Original, and Personal sin. Angelology.

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RGT2341HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dadosky, John D.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Sat TIME: 12:30 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to the teachings of the Christian Church and theological understanding concerning eschatology both as it has developed in the tradition and in the renewed interest it has gained from some of the significant theologians of the 20th C. Topics include: philosophical foundations, eschatology in the OT and NT, immortality and resurrection, theology of death and afterlife, individual and communal judgement, parousia, apocalyptic, political eschatology.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II. Her foundation in Christ in Scripture and history that gives rise to her structure, mission, and four Marks. Mary as the Mother of the Church and eschatological icon.

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The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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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Ecclesiology - Cancelled on Aug 8, 2019

SMT2404HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Attridge, Michael

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Jesus' preaching of the reign of God; development of ecclesial structures; ministries in the church; mission, service, and witness in the Church today, contemporary issues leading to and arising from Vatican II.

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The Church and the Churches


COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online


This course will survey and compare various contemporary ecclesiologies, or theologies of the church, by looking at how various major Christian traditions (Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Free Church/Congregational, Pentecostal/Charismatic) understand the church, before moving onto a few major contemporary depictions of the church (communion, people of God), a discussion of how the church is understood by some within the two-thirds world, and concluding with an analysis of two major ecumenical documents that pertain to the church (Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry and The Church: Towards a Common Vision).

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Modern History of the Catholic Church

SAH2424HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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. Beginning with the Enlightenment, we will examine the relationship between the Catholic Church and the world until Vatican II. 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. The worldwide missionary experience of the Catholic Church at the time, as well as the rich history of Canadian Catholicism will be discussed. 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. 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 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Vissers, John

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 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Abad, John

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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