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.

Christian Worship: Foundation, Framework & Freedom

WYP2111HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Peter

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Building on theological, biblical and historical foundations, students will explore both the function and framework of Christian worship as it is lived out in a particular context. Students will be equipped to reflect theologically on the scope, shape and practices of worship and apply that as a foundation for shaping and being shaped by the ministry of word and sacrament in the context of the community gathered and the community sent.

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Introduction to Liturgy of Roman Rite

SAP2112HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): McGourty, Michael

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will investigate the sacramental celebrations, the liturgy of the hours and the liturgical year of the Roman Rite from their historical, theological, spiritual and pastoral dimension.

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Introduction to Liturgy of Roman Rite

SAP2112HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): McGourty, Michael

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will investigate the sacramental celebrations, the liturgy of the hours and the liturgical year of the Roman Rite from their historical, theological, spiritual and pastoral dimension.

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Orthodox Eucharistic Liturgies and Eucharistic Theology

TRP2123HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course includes reading and basic knowledge of the core liturgical rites for the Divine Eucharist in the Byzantine (Orthodox and Eastern Catholic) churches, and also includes the liturgical history of the evolution of those rites. Guest lectures will also cover the Eucharistic liturgies of the Oriental Orthodox churches, specifically the Coptic and Ethiopian rites. The course's aim includes not only archaeological-historical knowledge or simple encounter with these texts and rubrics, but also theological grasp of the significance, the reasons, the deep exegetical meanings, and also the 'poetics', which underlie the present form of Eucharistic rites. In the Orthodox Way, in Liturgy, the Orthodox faithful discover the reality of church as community and the final reality of theosis, the way toward God.

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Greek Exegesis

KNB2131HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): McLean, Bradley

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 09:00 to 11:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides practice analyzing and translating early Christian and Jewish Greek texts, and interpreting them with respect to their literary and social contexts.

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Residential Schools - Enactment, Responses and Calls to Action

EMT2151HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 10:00 to 12:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the impacts of Residential Schools in Canada and how they shaped the current realities for many Indigenous communities and people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit);the role of Christian Churchesin these schools; and the path(s) to relationship-building and “reconciliation”,as offered in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report. The goals of the course include:(1) introducing the ideology in developing residential schools and their relationship with colonization; (2) introducingthe resources available that address the TRC; and (3) reflecting on strategies that encourage stable and trusting relationships with Indigenous communities. The course will examine the Calls to Action (CTA) (58-61), specifically focusing on CTA 59 and 60. This course will meet the requirement for the Designated Elective: Coloniality and Power. A variety of methods will be usedto engage the course material: lectures, readings, film, guest lectures, and field tripsand/or participation in Indigenous community events (e.g. Indigenous Education Week at U of T). Evaluationwill be implemented through a research paper on the TRC, class participation, online discussion boardsand/or journalsand an annotated bibliography.

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Engaging the Spirit - Indigenous Theological Worldviews

EMT2155HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 18:00 to 20:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will introduce students to diverse worldviews relating to Indigenous spiritual beliefs and practices, specifically focusing on: pre-contact traditions; the introduction of Christianity and missionaries; the banning and resurgence of ceremonies; and the survival and evolution of these practices within a Christian context. Students will also explore specific historical members of Indigenous communities engaged in different Christian traditions.

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Engaging the Spirit - Indigenous Theological Worldviews

EMT2155HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 18:00 to 20:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will introduce students to diverse worldviews relating to Indigenous spiritual beliefs and practices, specifically focusing on: pre-contact traditions; the introduction of Christianity and missionaries; the banning and resurgence of ceremonies; and the survival and evolution of these practices within a Christian context. Students will also explore specific historical members of Indigenous communities engaged in different Christian traditions.

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The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition

TRP2172HF L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Mon, Thu Online TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces students to the most significant teachings and achievements in Orthodox theological anthropology, beginning with the Cappadocian fathers, Maximus the Confessor and others. The course will also explore the contributions of modern scholars such as Bulgakov, Yannaras, Zizioulas, Behr, Vlachos and Von Balthasar who have enriched the study of the human person in Orthodox tradition. This course will also explore, compare and contrast the anthropological ideas developed by western, modern era philosophers such as Nietzsche, Freud and Sartre. The course will also explore some modern bioethical, technological and social issues that pose new questions regarding the human person.

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Prophetic Literature

SAB2181HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Chung, Frederick Yon-Ho

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Introduction to the Old Testament course CREDITS: One Credit

This course introduces the prophets of Israel from their historical contexts, explores developments, genres and theological themes. Attention will be paid to the role of Israelite prophets in the larger ancient Near East context and prophetic contributions to Israelite expressions of God. Basic methods of exegesis will be reinforced as well as attention to a Catholic framework for interpretation.

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