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 Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Andrews, Stephen G.W. Danner, David

COLLEGE: TST Joint College & Department Course SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 19:00 to 21:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will introduce students to the official liturgical rites of the Anglican Church of Canada and of other Anglican and Episcopalian jurisdictions. The course will focus on a careful study of the liturgical texts themselves, supported by introductory readings and digital materials on the historical and theological background of each rite and on the principles and practicalities of how each rite can and should be conducted in various pastoral settings. Students who successfully complete this course will be well prepared to enrol in further courses on liturgical and sacramental theology, priestly spiritual formation, and liturgical history.

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Modern History of the Catholic Church

SAH2424HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ciani, Adrian

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course is an overview of the modern era of ecclesiastical history. Beginning with the Enlightenment, we will examine the relationship between the Catholic Church and the world until Vatican II. In the way we will look at the age of revolution, what new ideas like liberalism meant and how popes of the nineteenth century sought to deal with them. The worldwide missionary experience of the Catholic Church at the time, as well as the rich history of Canadian Catholicism will be discussed. Pius IX, Vatican I and the pontificate of Leo XIII will be a key part of the course, as well an examination of the issues that the Church had to confront in the twentieth century, such as world wars and the holocaust. Light will be shed on these topics trough assigned readings, biographical studies and the study of examples of art and architecture from the period.

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Church Ministry Sacraments: Presbyterian and Reformed Views

KNT2431HF L6201 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Fensham, Charles James

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

PRE-REQUISITES: A basic introductory theology course. Knox M.Div. students need to have Ref. Theology in Dialogue. CREDITS: One Credit

A theological exploration of Church, Ministry and Sacraments from a Presbyterian perspective in dialogue with other traditions and contemporary expressions of the Christian movement.

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Sacramental Theology I

SAT2431HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Abad, John

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to sacraments in general, historical and systematic study of sacraments of initiation (baptism, confirmation, Eucharist) with special consideration of the pastoral viewpoint.

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Sacraments

SAT2433HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Abad, John

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This course considers the sacraments of the Catholic Church as the means whereby Christians are mystically united to the life of Christ. While a historical approach places course material in context, direct attention is focused upon the theological dimensions of Christ as the primordial sacrament, the Church as the sacrament of Christ, and the sevenfold sacraments as privileged, engraced ways of encountering the risen God-man.Â

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Eastern Christian Thoughts, Doctrine and Theology from 15th to 21st C

TRH2452HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Ladouceur, Paul

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Study of the principal theologians, themes and writings of modern Orthodox theology, from the end of the Byzantine Empire to the present, with a focus on the Orthodox theological and spiritual revival in the 19th and 20th centuries, especially the Russian religious renaissance and neopatristic theology. Emphasis on readings and discussion of major primary texts.

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Pastoral Care

SMP2501HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anderson, Anne

COLLEGE: St. Michael's College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 17:00 to 19:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Foundational elements for pastoral care: theology of ministry, acceptance of self, relationships, grief and loss, prayer, suffering, art of listening, care with the sick and infirm at home and in institutions.

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Introduction to Anglican Theology: Ways of Reading the Bible in the English Church and Anglican Communion

WYT2505HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Hartin, Cole

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

CREDITS: One Credit

This is a survey course in Anglican theology that will involve extensive reading. Using the lens of Scriptural interpretation as a way of approaching the sweep of Anglican theological thinking, this course will survey chronologically a broad range Anglican readers of Scripture in an attempt to gauge the development of the larger religious vision of Anglicanism over time. Beginning with Wycliffe, the course will move through a number of writers into the early 20th century, and end with some recent statements on the reading of Scripture from around the Anglican Communion.

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Boundaries & Bridges, Part 1

TXP2511HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

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

PRE-REQUISITES: Completion of eight courses. CREDITS: One Credit

This three-hour pass/fail course introduces students to the basics of what it means to have healthy self-awareness and is designed to lay the foundation for effective and ethical pastoral care practices. The primary focus is to encourage students to recognize and enjoy their gifts and strengths without ignoring the limits of those good things. It is also about seeing and accepting ownership of the sometimes laudable, sometimes questionable motivations and needs that shape our perceptions and guide our behavior. The overarching goal of this course is for each student to gain accurate self-understanding and an appreciation of the ways in which he or she is predisposed to bring him or herself as a person to interactions that require sensitivity and skill.

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Advanced Formation and Internship in Pastoral Care Ministry

TXP2512YY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Malcolm, Wanda

COLLEGE: TST Joint College & Department Course SCHEDULE: Thu TIME: 10:00 to 12:00

PRE-REQUISITES: TSX2511H CREDITS: Two Credits

Th is pass/fail course builds on Part 1 of Boundaries & Bridges and is designed to expand students' mastery of the practices essential to effective and ethical pastoral care. This course requires attendance eithr in class or at St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital four days per week for 12 weeks. The course instructor and field education supervisor work collaboratively and will be in regular communication about students' progress in the course.The primary focus of this course is to provide students with opportunities to learn and demonstrate that their ability to: understand and embody the principles of bringing themselves to ministry with skill, authenticity and integrity (competent use of self); articulate a pastoral image of themselves that is lived out in their pastoral functioning; skillfully engage in a range of pastoral skills essential to providing pastoral care to diverse populations; competently and accurately assess the strengths and needs of those they are serving pastorally; and integrate their conceptual in-class learning with the practice of pastoral care in the field education placement. The overarching goal of this course is for students to gain the requisite skills involved in becoming a person who values and is able to offer sensitive and effective pastoral care, is committed to the ongoing task of developing their capacity for ethical thinking, and consistently behaves with authenticity and integrity.

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