Course Catalogue 2022-2023

There are five 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.

Introduction to Theological Ethics and Moral Theology

RGT1905HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Berkman, John R.T.

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Basic principles of Christian ethics, with special attention to the pastoral application of moral theology.

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Moral Theology

SAT1905HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gittens, Peter

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Online

PRE-REQUISITES: None CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be studied are: scripture, tradition, natural law, relationship between faith and morality, moral norms, virtue and vice, freedom, conscience and magisterium, etc. Assigned readings, discussion board assignments and responses, unit tests, written assignment paper.

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Moral Theology

SAT1905HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Murphy, Patricia

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Sat, Sun

PRE-REQUISITES: None CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Catholic moral theology. Among the topics to be studied are: scripture, tradition, natural law, relationship between faith and morality, moral norms, virtue and vice, freedom, conscience and magisterium, etc. Assigned readings, discussion board assignments and responses, unit tests, written assignment paper.

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Biblical Foundations

ICB2010HF L6201 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ansell, Nicholas

COLLEGE: Institute for Christian Studies SCHEDULE: Tue Online TIME: 16:00 to 19:30

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore the Bible as the ongoing story of and for God and creation, paying special attention to the way in which God's story is intertwined with that of humanity and the world. In asking whether and in what way the Bible is also our story, we will attempt to identify which hermeneutical methods might help us discern its significance for present day life, including the academic enterprise.

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Orthodox Reading of the New Testament

TRT2110HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Opperwall, Daniel G. Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is a survey of the New Testament books in their historical and religious background with attention to hermeneutics, the patristic exegetical heritage, and modern biblical studies. The New Testament will be read in its entirety, along with commentaries by Church Fathers and writings by modern theologians.

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Orthodox Reading of the New Testament

TRT2110HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Opperwall, Daniel G. Ready, Geoffrey

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is a survey of the New Testament books in their historical and religious background with attention to hermeneutics, the patristic exegetical heritage, and modern biblical studies. The New Testament will be read in its entirety, along with commentaries by Church Fathers and writings by modern theologians.

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Christian Worship - Foundation, Framework & Freedom

WYP2111HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dubinski, Irana & Scruggs, Lane

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

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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Hebrew Reading & Exegesis

KNB2127HF L6201 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Irwin, Brian

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Mon Online TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

PRE-REQUISITES: Introductory course in Hebrew. CREDITS: One Credit

This course builds on students knowledge of introductory Hebrew grammar to engage them in the reading and interpretation of Hebrew narrative (selections from Jonah, Ruth, and other books). Emphasis is on building Hebrew vocabulary and confidence in reading and on developing exegetical skill.

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Residential Schools - Enactment, Responses and Calls to Action

EMT2151HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hamilton-Diabo, Jonathan

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Fri 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 Churches in 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) introducing the 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 used to 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). Evaluation will be implemented through a research paper on the TRC, class participation, online discussion boardsand/or journalsand an annotated bibliography.

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Prophetic Literature

SAB2181HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 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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