Course Catalogue 2023-2024

There are four 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.

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.

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.

Hybrid if the course requires attendance at a specific location and time, however 33-66% 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.

Please Note:
  • If you are unable to register, through ACORN, for a course listed on this site, please contact the registrar of the college who owns the course. This can be identified by the first two letters of the course code.

 

  • Introduction to Patristics

    SAH2021HS

    Ten selected readings of both Latin and Greek Church Fathers and Writers in English translation. The texts will represent a small variety of theological concerns of these Early Church Fathers and Writers, including soteriology, theological orthodoxy, spirituality, ecclesiology and hagiography.

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  • Christian Worship - Foundation, Framework & Freedom

    WYP2111HF

    Building on theological, biblical and historical foundations, students will explore both the function and framework of Christian worship as it is lived out in a particular context. Students will be equipped to reflect theologically on the scope, shape and practices of worship and apply that as a foundation for shaping and being shaped by the ministry of word and sacrament in the context of the community gathered and the community sent.

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  • Christian Worship - Foundation, Framework & Freedom

    WYP2111HF

    Building on theological, biblical and historical foundations, students will explore both the function and framework of Christian worship as it is lived out in a particular context. Students will be equipped to reflect theologically on the scope, shape and practices of worship and apply that as a foundation for shaping and being shaped by the ministry of word and sacrament in the context of the community gathered and the community sent.

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    What do We Really Believe? Dogma, Heresy and Non-Dogmatics in Orthodox Tradition

    TRT2112HFF

    This course explores the faith or beliefs of the Orthodox Church in the light of both patristic and modern Orthodox theology. The Orthodox dogmatic tradition is an expression or manifestation of the living experience of the Church, reflected for example In the liturgy, icons and the lives and writings of the saints, and not only as propositions relating to God or as an Integrated logical "system" of thought. Major theological questions will be considered in terms of beliefs essential to the faith ("dogmas"), beliefs declared erroneous by Councils of the Church ("heresies"), and doctrines, teachings and private theological opinions ("theologoumena").

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    What do We Really Believe? Dogma, Heresy and Non-Dogmatics in Orthodox Tradition

    TRT2112HFF

    This course explores the faith or beliefs of the Orthodox Church in the light of both patristic and modern Orthodox theology. The Orthodox dogmatic tradition is an expression or manifestation of the living experience of the Church, reflected for example In the liturgy, icons and the lives and writings of the saints, and not only as propositions relating to God or as an Integrated logical "system" of thought. Major theological questions will be considered in terms of beliefs essential to the faith ("dogmas"), beliefs declared erroneous by Councils of the Church ("heresies"), and doctrines, teachings and private theological opinions ("theologoumena").

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    Greek Exegesis

    KNB2131HF

    • Instructor(s):
    • College: Knox College
    • Credits: One Credit
    • Session: Fall 2023 Schedule: Mon Time: 11:00

    This course provides practice analyzing and translating early Christian and Jewish Greek texts, and interpreting them with respect to their literary and social contexts.

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    Residential Schools - Enactment, Responses and Calls to Action

    EMT2151H F

    • Instructor(s): Hamilton-Diabo, Jonathan
    • College: Emmanuel College
    • Credits: One Credit
    • Session: Fall 2023 Schedule: Mon Time: 10:00

    This course will explore the impacts of Residential Schools in Canada and how they shaped the current realities for many Indigenous communities and people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit); the role of Christian Churches in these schools; and the path(s) to relationship-building and “reconciliation”, as offered in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report. The goals of the course include: (1) introducing the ideology in developing residential schools and their relationship with colonization; (2) introducing the resources available that address the TRC; and (3) reflecting on strategies that encourage stable and trusting relationships with Indigenous communities. The course will examine the Calls to Action (CTA) (58-61), specifically focusing on CTA 59 and 60. This course will meet the requirement for the Designated Elective: Coloniality and Power. A variety of methods will be used to engage the course material: lectures, readings, film, guest lectures, and field tripsand/or participation in Indigenous community events (e.g. Indigenous Education Week at U of T). Evaluation will be implemented through a research paper on the TRC, class participation, online discussion boardsand/or journalsand an annotated bibliography.

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  • Residential Schools: Enactment, Responses and Calls to Action

    EMT2151HF

    • Instructor(s):
    • College: Emmanuel College
    • Credits: One Credit
    • Session: Fall 2023 Schedule: Mon Time: 10:00

    This course will explore the establishment of Residential Schools in Canada and their impacts that shaped the current realities for many Indigenous communities and people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit); the role of Christian Churches in these schools; and the path(s) to relationship-building and “reconciliation”, as offered in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action. The goals of the course include: (1) introducing the ideology in developing residential schools and their relationship with colonization; (2) introducing resources available that address the TRC; (3) reflecting on the challenges with the idea and implementation of activities that focus on reconciliation and strategies that build relationships with Indigenous communities. The course will examine the Calls to Action, with focus on CTA 59 and 60.

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