Course Catalogue 2020-2021

TST Member Colleges have reviewed the delivery of their Fall and Winter course offerings.

There are three categories:

In Person* if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities. These courses will have section codes starting in 0 or 4. *Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online – Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 9.

Online – Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 6.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after September 18, 2020 for Fall (F) and Fall-Winter (Y) 2020 courses or January 8, 2021 for Winter (S) courses.

Thinking Theologically

CGT1101HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Bergen, Jeremy M.

COLLEGE: Conrad Grebel SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 13:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the main themes in theology, with attention to the nature of theological argumentation. Trinity, creation, theological anthropology, Jesus Christ, ecclesiology, other religions, eschatology, Anabaptist-Mennonite theology, political theology, modernity/ postmodernity, the vocation of the theologian.

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Worship I: Foundations of Christian Public Worship

EMP1101HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kervin, William

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Wed Online TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the history, theology and practice of Christian public worship, with particular reference to the foundational practices of Eucharist and Christian initiation in the Reformed and Methodist liturgical traditions, set in the context of ecumenical developments and influences. Biblical, historical, theological and pastoral dimensions will be explored through in-class and online lectures and presentations, readings, papers, online assignments, worship, discussion, and practical/tutorials (held in the third hour of class time).

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Intro to Public Worship

EMP1101HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kervin, William

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 9:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the history, theology and practice of Christian public worship, with particular reference to the practices of Reformed and Methodist liturgical traditions, set in the context of ecumenical developments and in relation to resources of The United Church of Canada. Topics include orders of service, forms of prayer, calendar, lectionary, liturgical space, eucharist, baptism, funerals, weddings, pastoral liturgies and ritualization. Biblical, historical, theological and pastoral dimensions will be explored. (Fulfills testamur requirement for United Church of Canada candidates for ordered ministry and admissions.)

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Theology I

EMT1101HS L6101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Fri Online

PRE-REQUISITES: EMP1621 and Intro course in Bible or permission of Instructor CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces not only the systematic but also the constructive and contextual character of Christian theology. Participants will (1) become further acquainted with the sources, methods, tasks, and traditions of Christian theology; (2) become familiar with important theological themes, especially as they respond to intellectual and social challenges presented by historical contexts; (3) be encouraged to do theology, thinking creatively about faith in a contemporary context. Basic Christian themes considered will include God and creation, evil and providence, the human condition, Jesus Christ and salvation, the Church, and eschatology. Theological perspectives addressed will include formative and alternative theological traditions.

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Reformed Worship

KNP1101HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will offer scriptural, historical, and theological foundations to help liturgists understand and then lead worship in a Reformed setting.

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Reformed Theology in Dialogue

KNT1101HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Vissers, John

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 18:30 to 20:30

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to the central categories of Christian theology as these loci have been developed in what the Christian tradition has called Systematic Theology. The course will focus on how these major doctrinal themes have been articulated in the Reformed Protestant tradition, and set this perspective in dialogue with other traditional, contemporary, and ecumenical perspectives in theology. Each topic will be explored in relation to its classical formulation as well as with reference to modern (and postmodern) reassessments of the classical tradition in the cultural and global context of the Christian churches in the 21st century.

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Foundations of Theology

RGT1101HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course examines the historical development and contemporary practice of theology as an exercise of intellectual probity and religious commitment. Topics include the origins of Christian theology, its historical development, the relationship of religious narrative to religious doctrine, faith and reason, revelation and authority, tradition and development. The course introduces Bernard Lonergan.

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Foundations of Theology

SAT1101HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Graham, Donald G.

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Thu Online TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to theology and the elements of Catholic theology. Revelation, Faith, Tradition, Church doctrine, infallibility, biblical inspiration.

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Foundations of Theology

SAT1101HF L6101 SESSION: Summer 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to theology and the elements of Catholic theology. Revelation, Faith, Tradition, Church doctrine, infallibility, biblical inspiration.

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Foundations of Theology

SAT1101HS L6101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat, Sun Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to theology and the elements of Catholic theology. Revelation, Faith, Tradition, Church doctrine, infallibility, biblical inspiration.

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