Course Catalogue 2019-2020

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

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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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: 09:00 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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Creation/Anthropology/ Sin

SAT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Anang, Charles

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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Eschatology

RGT2341HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Dadosky, John D.

COLLEGE: Regis College SCHEDULE: Sat TIME: 12:30 to 16:30

CREDITS: One Credit

Introduction to the teachings of the Christian Church and theological understanding concerning eschatology both as it has developed in the tradition and in the renewed interest it has gained from some of the significant theologians of the 20th C. Topics include: philosophical foundations, eschatology in the OT and NT, immortality and resurrection, theology of death and afterlife, individual and communal judgement, parousia, apocalyptic, political eschatology.

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Ecclesiology

SAT2401HY L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

CREDITS: One Credit

The mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II. Her foundation in Christ in Scripture and history that gives rise to her structure, mission, and four Marks. Mary as the Mother of the Church and eschatological icon.

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The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S): Andrews, Stephen G.W. Billett, Jesse

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

CREDITS: One Credit

What is the Anglican tradition, and when did it become 'traditional'? This course examines the liturgy of the historical church, focusing on theological issues as well as historical developments. Attention is given to major points of liturgical development through the 17th century in the Church of England, the Episcopal Church USA and the Anglican Church of Canada. This includes consideration of how texts, actions, sounds and space contributed to theology, identity and formation. The course also focuses on twentieth century prayer books in these traditions, with an emphasis on the theology of sacraments, worship, language, and inculturation. Practicums follow the class to equip students to lead the Eucharist, Daily Office and Pastoral Services in the BCP and BAS.

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he Church and the Churches

WYT2410HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2019 INSTRUCTOR(S):

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

PRE-REQUISITES: WYT1101H and WYT2101H CREDITS: One Credit

This course will survey and compare various contemporary ecclesiologies, or theologies of the church, by looking at how various major Christian traditions (Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Free Church/Congregational, Pentecostal/Charismatic) understand the church, before moving onto a few major contemporary depictions of the church (communion, people of God), a discussion of how the church is understood by some within the two-thirds world, and concluding with an analysis of two major ecumenical documents that pertain to the church (Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry and The Church: Towards a Common Vision).

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