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.

Reading and Teaching the Old Testament

CGB1011HF L4101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Suderman, W. Derek

COLLEGE: Conrad Grebel SCHEDULE: TBA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will study the literary genres, the history of composition, and the canonization of the Old Testament texts. The course will examine various hermeneutical approaches to the Old Testament. The course will examine various hermeneutical approaches to the Old Testament, focusing on their implications for Christian theological interpretation. It will introduce some methods of teaching the Old Testament in various settings.

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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

WYB1012YY L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed, Thu TIME: 9:00 to 10:00

CREDITS: Two Credits

The goal of the course is to equip both students training for designated ministry and those students who wish to continue in advanced degree studies with a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew, as well as for subsequent study in syntax and exegesis. The course itself takes the full academic year (Fall and Winter), and it will introduce students to the fundamentals of Biblical Hebrew, including phonology (sounds), morphology (grammatical forms), basic syntax (the components of meaning text units), and the most frequent vocabulary. At the end of the whole year course, students will have acquired rudimentary skills useful for the purposes of homiletical exegesis, scholarship pursuit, and the general pleasure of textual theological interpretations.

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A Global History of Christianity - a survey

KNH1015HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Macdonald, Stuart

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

CREDITS: One Credit

A survey of the history of Christianity and an introduction to the study of Christian history.

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Leading Congregations through Conflict and Change

EMP1021HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Co-requisite: Theology I CREDITS: One Credit

Institutional conflict, when led skillfully, can be a source of creativity and growth, but when avoided, becomes a means to stagnation and decline. This course focuses on the basics of the personal qualities and skills needed by leaders who assist congregations and other religious institutions to meet conflict and change in a spiritually and theologically grounded, healthy, and productive manner.

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Leading Congregations through Conflict and Change - Cancelled on Jul 6, 2021

EMP1021HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Co-requisite: Theology I CREDITS: One Credit

Institutional conflict, when led skillfully, can be a source of creativity and growth, but when avoided, becomes a means to stagnation and decline. This course focuses on the basics of the personal qualities and skills needed by leaders who assist congregations and other religious institutions to meet conflict and change in a spiritually and theologically grounded, healthy, and productive manner.

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Introduction to the New Testament

SAB1081HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Survey of New Testament world, authors, theologies. Introduction to the historical-critical and other methods of exegesis. Focus on the relation of hermeneutic to Christian Theological traditions; determining the senses of Scripture, the intent of the author, the structures in the texts; stance of the reader.

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Introduction to the New Testament - Cancelled on Jul 14, 2021

SAB1081HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Survey of New Testament world, authors, theologies. Introduction to the historical-critical and other methods of exegesis. Focus on the relation of hermeneutic to Christian Theological traditions; determining the senses of Scripture, the intent of the author, the structures in the texts; stance of the reader.

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Introduction to the New Testament

SAB1081HF L0101 SESSION: Summer 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scollo, Giuseppe

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: TBA Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Survey of New Testament world, authors, theologies. Introduction to the historical-critical and other methods of exegesis. Focus on the relation of hermeneutic to Christian Theological traditions; determining the senses of Scripture, the intent of the author, the structures in the texts; stance of the reader.

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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Part 2

TRB1094HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Deller, Walter

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Through the experience of reading and reflecting on the entire text of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament as well as key select passages, participants will have an opportunity to learn more about the sources, history, and development of the canonical books of the Latter Prophets and Writings in critical relation to their place in ancient Near Eastern culture and history. Attention will be given to issues such prophetic movements, reform movements, exile/deportation and return, wisdom and apocalyptic as shaping forces in biblical identity. 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.

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Thinking Theologically

CGT1101HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Bergen, Jeremy M.

COLLEGE: Conrad Grebel SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to the main themes in theology, with attention to the nature of theological argumentation. Trinity, creation, theological anthropology, Jesus Christ, ecclesiology, other religions, eschatology, Anabaptist-Mennonite theology, political theology, modernity/ postmodernity, the vocation of the theologian.

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