God and Abuse: Theology Close to Home

CGT3511HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine a variety of theological voices coming out of contexts of abuse. How do we do theology in churches which include both survivors and perpetrators of violence? We will be reading about sin, repentance, restorative justice, healing and forgiveness in the context of child abuse, spousal violence, and abuse by clergy. How do churches help or hinder those in need of healing? This is a seminar and discussion based class, with reading summaries, a book report and a major paper. Teaching methods: Readings, seminars, student presentations. Means of evaluation: Class participation, reading summaries, book review, major research paper.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Carol Penner
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 4 · Max: 12
Additional Notes: This course will be taught in the TST building at 47 Queen's Park Crescent East.

47 Queen's Park Crescent East · Toronto, Ontario · M5S 2C3 · Canada · Tel: 416-978-4039 · Fax: 416-978-7821 · E-mail: inquiries @ tst.edu
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