Course Catalogue 2019-2020

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

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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Mystery of the Triune God

SMT2223HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dias, Darren

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

CREDITS: One Credit

Mystery of God Triune: biblical, liturgical, historical, and contemporary theology on the Trinity. Question of God in human experience, atheism, Trinitarian debates, feminist perspectives, the Trinity in the economy of salvation, implications for prayer.

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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: 17:00 to 19:00

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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Christology

SAT2242HF L0102 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Lombardi, Josephine Lovrick, Peter

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

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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Modern Athesim

TRH2253HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Clarke, Jr., John W.

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This introductory course surveys the history of atheism and secularization from the mid-eighteenth-century Western European Enlightenment to the present. We will not only read selections from some of the most important English, Scottish, German, and American atheists, agnostics, and rationalists of the period, but also examine and discuss how contemporary political and social thought contributed to the rise of secular thought and gradual decline in theological orthodoxy. The course will demonstrate how the writings of atheists and theological rationalists have always been predicated on significant intellectual and emotional tensions between orthodox Christianity and contemporary culture.

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The Psalms

SAB2261HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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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Introduction to Homiletics

SAP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 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 2019 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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