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.

Spiritual Formation in the Anglican Tradition

TRP2202HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gefvert, Constance

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Reflection on aspects of the spiritual formation of the human person and of the postulant for ordination in the Anglican Church. Students will consider topics such as the theology of the human person, longing for God, spiritual motherhood and fatherhood, kenosis, stewardship of the sacraments, preaching and prayer, and how these inform our understanding of the priesthood.

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Reformation in Britain and Ireland

WYH2231HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Power, Thomas P.

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS: One Credit

Surveys of the Reformation in Britain and Ireland from the accession of Henry VII (1509) to the death of Elizabeth (1603). Identifies the historiographical debates and the perspectives of modern scholarship. Assesses the condition of the late medieval church in respect of vitality, institutional disfunction, and reform. Provides a detailed examination of developments under Henry VIII including the king's "great matter," the enactment of royal supremacy, the formal break with Rome, and the emergence of a nascent evangelical group. Accounts for the rise of more overt, official Protestantism under Edward VI, followed by the reverse actions of Mary I to place England at the forefront of Catholic attempts to stem Protestantism. Details the nature of the Elizabethan settlement and the challneges to it from Catholic and Puritan elements. The differning experiences of the reform of Scotland and Ireland are addressed. Consideration of doctrinal and liturgical developments. Assessment of the legacies of the Reformation.

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Christology

SAT2242HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Answering Jesus' question: "Who do people say I am?", course uses Old Testament expectations, New Testament data, Conciliar definitions and contemporary issues.

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The Psalms

SAB2261HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Chung, Frederick Yon-Ho

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

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

The Psalter can be viewed as a distillation of Israel's history, spirituality, liturgy, wisdom, Torah and messianic hopes. This course will examine some of the key elements of Hebrew poetry exemplified by the Psalms. In the study of the Psalms according to their literary forms or genres, their unique poetic and thematic features will be highlighted. Some consideration will be given to thematic groupings of Psalms such as Creation Psalms and Penitential Psalms. The spirituality of the Psalms will be explored both through Patristic literature and modern authors. This course will consider the messianic and Christological reading of the Psalms.

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Explorations in Eastern Christian Spirituality

SMP2271HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Summerson, Andrew J.

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course serves as a broad survey of the ascetico-mystical theology (Spirituality) of the Eastern Churches, as represented by a multiplicity of authors and texts (using both secondary and primary texts in English translation). Through required readings, lectures, student class presentations and class discussions as well as a renection paper, summative exercise and oral exam, both ancient and modem authors will be studied in this intensive course, with a view to examining the unifying characteristics that underlie the various spiritual traditions, as well as those elements that distinguish various trends, themes, regional emphases and personal particularities of individual authors. Connections will be made to Eastern Christian doctrinal emphases where appropriate, and historical contexts will be taken into account. In addition to work done together as a group, students will have the opportunity to choose from a list of authors/texts for individual study.

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Israel's Wisdom Traditions

SMB2278HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): McLaughlin, John L.

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

PRE-REQUISITES: SMB1007 "Intro Old Testament" or equivalent. CREDITS: One Credit

An introduction to Israel's search for wisdom in its Ancient Near Eastern context. Topics include the nature and expression of wisdom, its international context, Lady Wisdom, the place of wisdom literature in Israel's faith and the content of the individual wisdom books: Proverbs, Job, Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes), Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon, plus consideration of the relevance of Israel's wisdom tradition for today.

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Introduction to Homiletics

SAP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lovrick, Peter

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Homiletics is a one-semester course that gives students the opportunity to look at the theology, tradition and practice of Catholic preaching. Students will examine particular questions, issues and challenges in homiletics from a Catholic perspective, survey the development of preaching throughout Church history, determine how Roman Catholic preaching can be informed by the theory and practice in other traditions, and articulate the characteristics of good preaching.

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Basics of Preaching

WYP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Peter

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The student will develop a theological framework regarding the character and place of preaching in the life of a local Church. This includes the place of the Church within the mission of God, the importance of analyzing and engaging with the way culture shapes the local community, and the understanding of what it means to be faithful to God in the way we handle the biblical text. The student will also learn to identify and implement the basic skills that are foundational to preaching.

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Creation/Anthropology/Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Rodrigues, Eric

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 14:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The first course on Theological Anthropology comprises four areas: (1) Biblical Foundation of two creations. (2) Theology of creation. (3) The human person in its created existence in the image of Christ. (4) Doctrine of Primordial, Original, and Personal sin. Angelology.

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The Psalms-Praise, Prayer and Instruction for Life in Christ

WYB2331HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wray Beal, Lissa

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Sun TIME: 9:00 to 15:00

CREDITS: One Credit

The Psalter has been the Church’s treasured prayer book throughout history, and today is being reclaimed for devotional and pastoral use. This course engages the Psalter—that “anatomy of all parts of the human soul” (as Calvin testified)—through historical, literary, theological, pastoral, and trauma-studies lenses. Within this intentionally-shaped book, and as it engages the larger canon, the psalms draw our attention to God. Reviewing select psalms, we will consider how human words become God’s words for humans, and the varied and creative ways psalms can be utilized in the church’s life and worship, and one’s private devotional life.

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