Sanctification of Time: Orthodox Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year

College University of Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity
Instructor(s) Ready, Geoffrey
Course Code TRP2171HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

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.

Schedule Mon
Start Time 19:00
End Time 21:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Additional Notes

Additional Evlauation: Final Oral Exam.

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Short Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2019
Currently Offered Winter 2023