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.

lntercultural Leadership and Learning: Engaging Ministry in Diverse Contexts - Cancelled on Mar 26, 2020

WYP1625HS L0101 SESSION: Summer 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

CREDITS: One Credit

Diverse cultural contexts in Canada and globally require leaders and learners who work with an artist ' s palette of knowledge, tools and experience. These ministry artists are able to listen to, engage and foster community within and beyond the walls of their organizations and churches, shaped by the biblical vision of shalom in which each person is able fully to be themselves, have their voices heard and share their gifts.

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Foundational Tenets and Practices of Buddhism

EMT1631HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Shiu, Henry C.H.

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Thu Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course surveys the diverse ideals, practices, and traditions of Buddhism in its formative period in India. By reading primary and secondary sources central to Buddhism, we will examine key concepts, doctrines, and practices in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Tantric traditions. Having acquired a solid understanding of the history and doctrine of Buddhism, students will learn to apply these understandings to critically analyze contemporary issues from a Buddhist perspective.

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Interfaith Leadership in a Multi-Faith Context - Cancelled on Aug 25, 2020

KNP1651HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

In a post-Christian and multi-cultural society there is a growing need for interfaith leadership from spirltual leaders who are grounded in their own tradition but knowledgeable and respectful of the ways people experience God/Divine and/or adhere to diverse beliefs. Spiritual leaders are called upon to offer support and spiritual guidance to Individuals and with communities In times of crlsis, distress, transition and celebration. This course recognizes the importance of developing the knowledge, skills and aptitude of students who study theology, spirituality and psychotherapy. In order to provide leadership through public prayer, ritual and or ceremony. These are now considered essentfal skills for people who find themselves as chaplains, spiritual care practitioners, religious congregational leaders, social service agency providers, psycho-spiritual therapist and para church workers. This course will help students to understand the current rellglous and spiritual landscape In Canada along with providing a brief foundation to the major religious and cultural groups In the GTA and across Canadian society. Students will learn about the importance of developing rituals and ceremonies to bring healing and hope. We will work to confront our own biases. Students will learn about the contexts of leadership and how to reflect theologically and splrltually upon our practice

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Scholastic Philosophical Concepts - Cancelled on May 8, 2020

SAT1703HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Reeve, Pamela J.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to scholastic terms and concepts in the context of their use in the philosophical theology of Thomas Aquinas. Readings cover texts that treat the existence and attributes of God, being and essence, form and matter, substance and accident, the human soul and its faculties, happiness, human action, and natural law.

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Critical Thinking - Cancelled on May 8, 2020

SAT1710HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Reeve, Pamela J.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A course focused on developing skills in natural reasoning: identification and evaluation of arguments and explanations; deductive and inductive reasoning; criteria of evidence and cogency; fallacies; inference to the best explanation.

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Introduction to Canon Law

SAP1711HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of selected topics from the 1983 Code of Canon Law: history, sources and structure of the Code; people of God; hierarchical structures in the Church; consecrated and apostolic life; teaching, sanctifying and governing functions in the Church; temporal goods; sanctions and processes in the Church.

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Introduction to Canon Law

SAP1711HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of selected topics from the 1983 Code of Canon Law: history, sources and structure of the Code; people of God; hierarchical structures in the Church; consecrated and apostolic life; teaching, sanctifying and governing functions in the Church; temporal goods; sanctions and processes in the Church.

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Introduction to Canon Law

SAP1711HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of selected topics from the 1983 Code of Canon Law: history, sources and structure of the Code; people of God; hierarchical structures in the Church; consecrated and apostolic life; teaching, sanctifying and governing functions in the Church; temporal goods; sanctions and processes in the Church.

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Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

TRT1711HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wiebe, Donald

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon Online TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Primer for theological students with little or no background in philosophical thought. Attention to revolutionary developments in philosophical thought and how they have influenced development of Christian faith.

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Research and Writing

WYJ1711HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2020 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue Online TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The literature of biblical studies, theology, church history and pastoral studies is introduced along with the research and writing process; locating, evaluating and using information; genres of theological writing; citation and bibliographic formats and ethical aspects.

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