Course Catalogue 2021-2022

There are four categories for course delivery:

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.

Remote Delivery of In-class Courses if in-class courses are to be taught remotely, attendance is expected at a specific time and these courses have the section code starting with 91.

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 62.

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 61.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

KNB1002HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This intensive course is the second of two courses designed to introduce the student to the basics of Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax. Parts I (KNB1001HF) and II (KNB1002HS) of the course taken consecutively will give the student the equivalent of a year-long introduction to Biblical Hebrew. This course is intended for both those who wish to acquire Hebrew for use in ministry and for those who intend to go on to graduate academic degrees.

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Old Testament I

EMB1003HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Newman, Judith

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to modern historical criticism of the Old Testament, with special attention given to the formation of scripture from ancient traditions and its implications for history of Jewish and Christian interpretation.

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Introduction to the Old Testament

SAB1003HF L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat Online TIME: 9:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A study of the Old Testament covering biblical books, their historical contexts, genres and ancient Near Eastern cultural contexts necessary for interpretation. The basics of exegetical method particular to the genres of the Old Testament will be covered. Principles of biblical interpretation will also be covered especially from a Catholic perspective.

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Introduction to the Old Testament

SAB1003HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A study of the Old Testament covering biblical books, their historical contexts, genres and ancient Near Eastern cultural contexts necessary for interpretation. The basics of exegetical method particular to the genres of the Old Testament will be covered. Principles of biblical interpretation will also be covered especially from a Catholic perspective.

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Reading the Old Testament

KNB1006HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Irwin, Brian

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course on the Old Testament presents an overview of the Hebrew canon and explores the content, theological themes, and canonical shaping of selected books. Students will be introduced to the history of interpretation, including dominant critical issues relating to the Old Testament. Additional emphasis will be on interpreting this material as Scripture of the Church.

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Introduction to the Old Testament

SMB1007HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of the religious traditions of ancient Israel as they are reflected in the diverse types of literature found in the First Testament, with emphasis on their historical development and their relevance for contemporary ministry. Topics to be considered include: Israelite origins, settlement of the land, social structures, the monarchy, prophecy, the exile and return.

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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Part 1

TRB1007HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Deller, Walter

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 18:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Participants will read and reflect on the Torah and Former Prophets (Genesis through 2 Kings) in the light of the sources, history, and development of the canonical collection, and in critical relation to their place in ancient Near Eastern culture and history. Attention will be given to issues such as textual origins, form and structure of individual books, reform movements, exile/deportation and return, focusing on key themes and aspects of the formation of the canonical collection over extended periods of time. Lectures and exegetical sessions will seek to assist participants with methodologies that will build their confidence and competence in engaging the texts in the context of the pastoral life of the church and in relation to contemporary culture and discourse, with a focus in this part of the course on the use of a range of types of commentaries ancient and modern.

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Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture for the Church: Part I

WYB1008HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Taylor, Marion Ann

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Old Testament literature and history, with emphasis on application within the church.

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Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture for the Church: Part I

WYB1008HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Taylor, Marion Ann

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Old Testament literature and history, with emphasis on application within the church.

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Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture for the Church: Part II - Cancelled on Jul 12, 2021

WYB1009HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Old Testament literature and history, with emphasis on application within the church.

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