Course Catalogue 2018-2019

Israel's Prophetic Traditions

SMB2251HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): McLaughlin, John L.

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

PRE-REQUISITES: SMB1007: Introduction to the Old Testament or equivalent. CREDITS: One Credit

An examination of the "rise and fall" of prophecy in ancient Israel, considered within its historical context. Topics include the ancient Near Eastern background, the social location of Israelite prophets, true and false prophecy, modes of prophetic speech, interpretation of the individual prophetic books, the demise of prophecy, and its possible role in the development of apocalyptic.

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Modern Athesim - Cancelled on Jun 21, 2018

TRH2253HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Clarke, Jr., John W.

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: N/A 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 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Chung, Frederick Yon-Ho

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Wed 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 2018 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 2018 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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Basics of Preaching

WYP2301HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 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 2018 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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Patristic Exegesis as a Resource for Preaching

TRT2321HF L6101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wang, Lisa

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: N/A Online

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides an introduction to Patristic Exegesis in the first five centuries of the Church's history, both from a hermeneutical and historical perspective. Students will learn to give an accurate account of the various modes of exegesis in the Patristic era as described by recent scholars, as well as develop a working familiarity with a number of Patristic commentaries in English translation. Through familiarity with the ways in which the Bible was read and interpreted by the ancient Christians, students will consider how they can best draw from these modes of exegesis as a resource for preaching and catechesis in a modern (Anglican) context.

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Patristic Exegesis as a Resource for Preaching

TRT2321HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 INSTRUCTOR(S): Wang, Lisa

COLLEGE: Trinity College SCHEDULE: R

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides an introduction to the ways in which the Bible was read and interpreted by the ancient Christians, and considers how we can best use these modes of exegesis as a resource for preaching and catechesis today.  Assigned readings, research paper and written sermon.

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The History, Theology, and Practice of Anglican Liturgy

TXJ2401HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2018 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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