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.

Proclaiming the Kingdom: Orthodox Homiletics and Liturgical Celebration - Cancelled on Jul 9, 2020

TRP2311HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course presents both effective preaching and liturgical celebration as key aspects of the proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God. An intensive course introduction will ground students in the theology of sacramental preaching and help them to develop dynamic oral communication skills. The weekly year-long course will provide the opportunity for students to hone their sermon preparation and preaching skills in a supportive environment, as well as offering a practice-oriented seminar in which all the elements required for the proper and kerygmatic celebration of Orthodox divine services will be discussed and put into pastoral practice.

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Fundamentals of Orthodox Spirituality

TRT2311HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore Orthodox spiritual theology from both thematic and historical perspectives, drawing on the principal writings that have contributed to its development over the centuries. From a consideration of the goal of Orthodox spirituality as union with God or deification (theosis }, the course will examine the contribution of the Old and New
Testament; the experience of early Church; monasticism; ancient philosophy; liturgical and sacramental elements; the mystical and contemplative aspects; and patristic theology.

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Fundamentals of Orthodox Spirituality

TRT2311HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore Orthodox spiritual theology from both thematic and historical perspectives, drawing on the principal writings that have contributed to its development over the centuries. From a consideration of the goal of Orthodox spirituality as union with God or deification (theosis }, the course will examine the contribution of the Old and New Testament; the experience of early Church; monasticism; ancient philosophy; liturgical and sacramental elements; the mystical and contemplative aspects; and patristic theology.

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Creation/Anthropology/Sin

SAT2321HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anang, Charles

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Tue Online 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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Creation/Anthropology/Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 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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Medieval Eastern Thought, Doctrine and Theology: From Maximus to Palamas

TRH2401HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The Medieval period witnessed some of the most intense and fruitful theological and doctrinal discussions in Eastern Orthodox Church history, from the Monothelite controversy to Iconoclasm to the birth of Hesychastic theology and practice. This course will explore the writings of the most influential minds of the Eastern Church during the period, namely Maximus the Confessor, John the Damascene, Photius of Constantinople, Symeon the New Theologian, and Gregory Palamas. Heavy emphasis will be placed on primary sources (read in translation). Key topics will include developments in Christology, Trinitarian theology, the theology of icons, theological anthropology, Hesychasm and the theology of deification as discussed by these authors.

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Medieval Eastern Thought, Doctrine and Theology: From Maximus to Palamas - Cancelled on Jul 9, 2020

TRH2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Opperwall, Daniel G.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The Medieval period witnessed some of the most intense and fruitful theological and doctrinal discussions in Eastern Orthodox Church history, from the Monothelite controversy to Iconoclasm to the birth of Hesychastic theology and practice. This course will explore the writings of the most influential minds of the Eastern Church during the period, namely Maximus the Confessor, John the Damascene, Photius of Constantinople, Symeon the New Theologian, and Gregory Palamas. Heavy emphasis will be placed on primary sources (read in translation). Key topics will include developments in Christology, Trinitarian theology, the theology of icons, theological anthropology, Hesychasm and the theology of deification as discussed by these authors.

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The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 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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The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 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 May 28, 2020

SMT2404HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Attridge, Michael

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

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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