Course Catalogue 2019-2020

Summer 2019 courses are listed in Course Catalogue 2018-2019 found in the right sidebar menu.

Introduction to Liturgy of Roman Rite

SAP2112HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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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Greek Exegesis

KNB2131HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): McLean, Bradley

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 9:00 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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Sanctification of Time: Orthodox Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year

TRP2171HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ready, Geoffrey

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will explore through classroom lectures and seminar discussions the texts and pastoral practice of the daily cycle of the liturgy of the hours and the yearly cycle of feasts, fasts and commemorations of the Byzantine (Orthodox and Eastern Catholic) churches, including the historical evolution and theological meaning of those rites. Guest lectures will also cover the liturgies of the hours and liturgical year of the Oriental Orthodox churches, specifically the Syriac, Coptic and Ethiopian rites. The course will also further develop the concept of liturgical theology and the reflect on pastoral practice in the celebration of daily and festal services.

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The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition

TRP2172HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Paraskevopoulos, Theodore

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: N/A Online TIME: NA to NA

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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The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition

TRP2172HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Paraskevopoulos, Theodore

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Wed 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 2019 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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Spiritual Formation in the Anglican Tradition

TRP2202HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wang, Lisa

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

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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The Christian God

SAT2223HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Gittens, Peter

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Online TIME: NA to NA

CREDITS: One Credit

This course considers basic themes in the theology of the Holy Trinity from a biblical, historical and systematic viewpoint and addresses selected contemporary questions about the mystery of the tri-personal God.

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Spirituality of the Jewish Year

SMP2241HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anderson, Anne

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to Judaism through study of the Sabbath and festivals of the Jewish year. Designed for Christians, enables students to teach and to preach from an understanding of our Jewish roots.

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Christology

SAT2242HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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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