Course Catalogue 2022-2023

There are four categories for course delivery:

In Person* if the course 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 62.

Online – Asynchronous if the course 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.

Hybrid if the course requires attendance at a specific location and time, however up to 30% of the course is delivered online. If online attendance is expected at a specific time, it will be in place of the in person attendance. These courses will have the section code starting with 31.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method please ensure that you have the correct section code when registering via ACORN. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

God and Creation: Christian Theology 1

TRT1101HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Exploring key issues and themes in Christian theology, this course examines questions like the following: How are Christians to make judgments about the appropriate sources, norms, and ends of Christian theology, and how do these relate to wider spheres of intellectual and practical spheres of life? Attention will be given to differing approaches to the traditional topics in theology, including the concept of God, the doctrine of Creation, the nature of humanity, and the problem of evil. With attention to various perspectives and approaches to these issues, class sessions illustrate how different decisions about the nature of theology have a wide range of implications for how one conceives of Christian belief and practice.

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Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I

SMB1102HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hare, Laura

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

PRE-REQUISITES: SMB1101Y or NML250Y or one year of Hebrew CREDITS: One Credit

Study of Hebrew grammar, providing a continuation of NML250Y /SMB1101Y (Introduction to Biblical Hebrew). Through extensive reading of ancient (biblical and non-biblical) Hebrew texts, grammar is reviewed and consolidated, and vocabulary expanded.

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The Principles & Practices of Liturgy & Church Music

TRP1111HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: TBA Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course prepares students for active worship leadership in the contemporary Church. Attention is given to the nature of worship, the role of ritual, movement and voice, music, homiletics (theory and performance), as well as phenomenological and theological reflection on the practice of ministry. The planning and preparation of worship is given attention, and practicums will provide opportunities to acquire liturgical skills.

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The Principles & Practices of Liturgy & Church Music

TRP1111HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course prepares students for active worship leadership in the contemporary Church. Attention is given to the nature of worship, the role of ritual, movement and voice, music, homiletics (theory and performance), as well as phenomenological and theological reflection on the practice of ministry. The planning and preparation of worship is given attention, and practicums will provide opportunities to acquire liturgical skills.

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Life Together: Christian Formation

WYP1111HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Brownlee, Annette

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This pass/fail first-term required course presents an overview of living the Christian faith in community, with an emphasis on spiritual formation for leadership. It places this overview within the context of the church's visible witness and an understanding of its mission as participation in Christ's mission. It hopes to help students think through the intersection of contemporary motions of spirituality and piety and the Christian life lived in the community of the church, with its disciplines and practice. It also hopes to begin to prepare students for continued growth and formation in Christ, through the gifts the church offers, as they begin to be trained and formed as Christian leaders.

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Classical Philosophy for Theology - Cancelled on Sep 7, 2022

RGT1113HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Mulrooney, Sean

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 18:30 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an introduction to ancient and medieval philosophy for theology students who have had little or no philosophy. In this course, we will focus both on understanding key philosophical concepts relevant to theology and on developing philosophical skills. Each class will consist of a lecture on a thorny philosophical question and a tutorial in which students actively work on acquiring and practicing philosophical skills. Throughout, philosophy is seen as a series of interpersonal communications (= asking good questions and formulating intelligent answers) rather than as a series of dogmatic pronouncements.
Authors to be studied include Plato, Aristotle, the Epicureans, the Stoics, the Skeptics, Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Luther and Machiavelli.

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Theology Spirituality and the Arts

RGT1120HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Smick, Rebekah and Lochnan, Katherine

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course aims to provide an introduction to key points of intersection between theology, spirituality and the-arts across two millennia. Employing a broad-definition of the arts, it will include visual arts, music, liturgy, literature, -film and media. It will explore theological, historical, an d pastoral applications of the arts viewed as primary source material, forms of spiritual expression, and sources of inspiration, healing and social critique. ltwlll also address both the theoretical and practical aspects of the ongoing(elationshlp between theology and the arts, Select topics are discussed weekly with the participation of faculty guests from across TST.

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Homiletics I

EMP1301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kim-Cragg, HyeRan

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation for biblical preaching by exploring the implications of preaching a text and preaching the gospel. Preaching the gospel is considered from historical, biblical, theological, pastoral and creative perspectives with a view to producing sermons that engage the world and offer hope. A four-step methodology is taught that can be adapted to various sermon forms.

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Basics of Biblical Preaching

KNP1352HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Travis, Sarah

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to the art and science of preaching. Topics: exegesis and hermeneutics for the purpose of preaching, techniques of sermon preparation, structure and delivery.

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Human Growth & Spiritual Journey

KNP1443HF L6201 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Yang, Mi-Weon

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Thu Online TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Exploration of various theories of human development, stages of human growth, lifespan spiritual journey in correlation to human growth, implications for Christian ministry, and reflections of one's own lifespan on theories of human growth and spiritual journey.

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