Course Timetable for Monday: Winter of 2013

Morning Courses

09:00 to 11:00

SAT2222HS  L0101

Mystery of the Trinity

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Mystery of the Triune God with its Biblical sources and Patristic development, and an examination of the development of the understanding of the Immanent Trinity, with attention paid to particular issues, e.g. Filioque, notion of 'Person'. Also stressed is the development of a Trinitarian spirituality with some attention to the mystics. Lectures, mid-term test, end of term test.

Schedule: Monday, 09:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gregory H. Carruthers
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

9:00 to 11:00

RGT6702HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/11/06

Questions of Justice: Personal, Communal, Religious Foundations

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores foundational philosophical questions concerning justice as personal, communal and historical, and redemptive. Particular attention is given to questions regarding order in the soul and in the city, virtue and friendship, different meanings of justice, the problem of natural right, historical contingency, and cultural relativism, and the possibility of redemptive justice. Primary sources, lectures, seminar discussion, student-led discussion. Two tests, research paper, peer seminar on their research, two additional seminar meetings.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3702HS.

Schedule: Monday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Jeremy Wilkins
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)
RGT3702HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/11/06

Questions of Justice: Personal, Communal, Religious Foundations

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores foundational philosophical questions concerning justice as personal, communal and historical, and redemptive. Particular attention is given to questions regarding order in the soul and in the city, virtue and friendship, different meanings of justice, the problem of natural right, historical contingency, and cultural relativism, and the possibility of redemptive justice. Primary sources, lectures, seminar discussion, student-led discussion. Two tests, short paper.

AD students enrol in RGT6702HS.

Schedule: Monday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Jeremy Wilkins
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 12
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)

09:00 to 11:00

SAP3533HS  L0101

Ministry of Reconciliation

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

Reconciliation in the Church today; a practical "case approach" to the ministry of sacramental reconciliation; art of the confessor. Case preparation, discussions, final exam. Prerequisite: Previous studies in Fundamental Christian Ethics, Human Sexuality and Marriage, Bioethics and Social Justice. Integrated practicum for those entering ordained ministry.

Schedule: Monday, 09:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Thomas Lynch
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

09:30 to 12:30

ICT5760HS  L0101

Truth and Authenticity: Heidegger's Being and Time

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Martin Heidegger's Being and Time proposes a holistic conception of truth that can reconnect epistemology with cultural practices and social institutions. Yet his conception seems to make personal or communal "authenticity" the key to attaining truth. This seminar develops a constructive critique of Heidegger's conception of truth by examining its internal logic and its hermeneutical role.

Schedule: Monday, 09:30 to 12:30
Instructors: Lambert Zuidervaart
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

11:00 to 13:00

RGP6280HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/13

Themes in Hindu Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of religious experience in various Hindu traditions, within the context of an overview of relevant beliefs and practices. Lecture, discussion, exam and critical reflection papers.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3280HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)
TRT6332HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/07/17

Theology of the Human: Christian Anthropology in Doctrine, Identity, and Culture

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course examines Christian theology and doctrine of the human being in creation and redemption. Also to be explored are concepts of human evolution, consciousness, personhood, sexuality, family, ethnicity, work, community, culture, memory, faithful living as imitation of Christ.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRT3332HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Kurt Anders Richardson
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
RGT6333HS  L0101

Transformative Dynamics of Grace

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explores the transformative dynamics of grace in Scripture, representative early theologians, early doctrinal development, medieval theology and the Reformation period. Participants develop a contemporary systematic approach, especially with respect to ecumenical and interfaith issues. Draws on the thought of Bernard Lonergan. Written assignments, readings, discussion.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3333HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Gordon Rixon
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
TRB6721HS  L0101

The Passion Narratives

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course will study the passion narratives of the synoptic gospels, John and the extra-canonical gospels. It will examine the question of a premarkan passion narrative, compositional theories and the influence of the Old Testament on the traditions of the passion and death of Jesus.

Basic Degree students enrol in TRB3721HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Steinhauser
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 340
KNB1002HS  L0101

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is the second of two courses designed to introduce the student to the basics of biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax. It is intended for both those who wish to acquire Hebrew for use in ministry and for those who intend to go on to advanced academic degrees. Lecture. Evaluation will include quizzes, workbook exercises, mid-term and final exams.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Brian Irwin
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYT5321HS  L0101

Ferment in Pneumatology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will focus on the crucial developments of the 18th century in pneumatology as a way of examining the radical innovations in pneumatology of the modern era in contrast to early- and pre-modern understandings of the Holy Spirit. In particular, the shift of interest in 18th-century to "pneumatic" religion, both among Christian and anti-Christian apologists, will be studied in the context of the Church's own specific historical challenges in this era. Readings will be drawn mainly from English and German writers in an effort to understand better the constraints of comtemporary pneumatology in contrast to the less systematic and particularistic construals of the Holy Spirit and his work in the pre-modern periods. Seminar format, with close reading of texts. Midterm exam; research paper.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
KNT5651HS  L0101

Ecumenical Missional Ecclesiology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine the development of Ecumenical Missional Ecclesiology in the 20th and 21st century with a focus on the dimensions of missional ecclesiology for the North American context. The course will explore the theological origins of ecumenical missional ecclesiology, the biblical and hermeneutical dimension of such theology, the present context and its relationship to such ecclesiology and the direction of ecumenical missional ecclesiology. Evaluation: Seminars, papers. Prerequisite: AD program enrolment

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Schedule Notes: Classes held at Knox College.
Instructors: Charles James Fensham
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYT5412HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/18

The Unity of the Church: Theologies of Ecclesial Oneness

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine how Christians and Christian traditions have understood and justified the first “mark of the Church”, her unity.  This will include an examination of the historical constraints on such understandings.  Key writings from the early Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Western traditions(Catholic and Protestant), and ecumenical authors will be read.  Seminar presentations and research papers required.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Ephraim Radner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SAT3952HS  L0101

Bioethics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of select life issues in light of the Catholic moral tradition. Among the topics to be considered are concepts of the person and the question of the meaning of suffering, new reproductive technologies, abortion, healthcare resource challenges, the new genetics and the ethics of enhancement , questions of cooperation, and various end of life issues. Lectures, readings, discussions, paper, book review, mid-term test and final written exam; the course will also include a limited online component. (Prerequisite: Fundamental Christian Ethics I and II or by Permission of Instructor)

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Thomas Lynch
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 14
WYT2101HS  L0101

The Bride of the Lamb: Systematic Theology II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores the activity of God from creation to new creation, with special emphasis on the Spirit's work in the Church. We also examine the image of God in the human person and the nature of sin. This course presupposes Systematic Theology I. Lectures, tutorials. Short papers, final exam. Tutorial 10-11 am

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Joseph Mangina
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Biblical
SAT2242HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Answering Jesus' question: "Who do people say I am?", course uses Old Testament expectations, New Testament data, Conciliar definitions and contemporary issues. Lectures, mid-term test, final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Josephine Lombardi
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP2501HS  L0101

Pastoral Care

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Foundational elements for pastoral care: theology of ministry, acceptance of self, relationships, grief and loss, prayer, suffering, art of listening, care with the sick and infirm at home and in institutions. Lectures, discussion, case study, reflection paper, oral exam.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Anne Anderson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP2809HS  L0101

Music and Christian Identity in Global Context

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course aims to create an ecumenical and interdisciplinary discourse on the practice of church music which is an important factor in shaping Christian identity from a global perspective. We shall examine various issues pertaining to the role of music in contemporary Christian performance and explore the musical enterprises that represent the ethnic and national identities of World Christianities and of migration or diaspora Christianities. Topics covered will include the enculturation of Christian worship and music, music and popular religious culture, the globalization of church music, cultural hybridity and inclusivity in Christian music, and the encounter of indigenous musico-religious culture and traditional church music in the non-Western world.  Method: lectures, seminars, music listening, readings. Evaluation: Class participation (20%): Review (Book) (20%); Review (Worship) (30%); Presentation (30%)

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Hyun-Ah Kim
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 212 This course has previously been taught with the course code TRT2609H
RGP3280HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/13

Themes in Hindu Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An exploration of religious experience in various Hindu traditions, within the context of an overview of relevant beliefs and practices. Lecture, discussion, exam and critical reflection papers.

AD students enrol in RGP6280HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Stoeber
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)
TRT3332HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/07/17

Theology of the Human: Christian Anthropology in Doctrine, Identity , and Culture

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course examines Christian theology and doctrine of the human being in creation and redemption. Also to be explored are concepts of human evolution, consciousness, personhood, sexuality, family, ethnicity, work, community, culture, memory, faithful living as imitation of Christ.

AD students enrol in TRT6332HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Kurt Anders Richardson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
RGT3333HS  L0101

Transformative Dynamics of Grace

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Explores the transformative dynamics of grace in Scripture, representative early theologians, early doctrinal development, medieval theology and the Reformation period. Participants develop a contemporary systematic approach, especially with respect to ecumenical and interfaith issues. Draws on the thought of Bernard Lonergan. Written assignments, readings, discussion.

AD students enrol in RGT6333HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Gordon Rixon
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)
TRB3721HS  L0101

The Passion Narratives

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course will study the passion narratives of the synoptic gospels, John and the extra-canonical gospels. It will examine the question of a premarkan passion narrative, compositional theories and the influence of the Old Testament on the traditions of the passion and death of Jesus.

AD students enrol in TRB6721HS.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Michael Steinhauser
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 340
KNP1863HS  L0101

Music & Christian Spirituality

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course deals with the many intersections of music and worship within a Christian context, and more specifically, within a Presbyterian worship service.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Sandy Thorburn
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

Afternoon Courses

14:00 to 16:00

WYP2701HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/12/06

Politics, Planning and Parishes: Making the most of church facilities

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Urban congregations exist within a community where all land uses are coordinated through official plans to ensure the future provision for all land uses, infrastructure and services for the community. Urban parish leadership must know how to engage both these documents and the political processes that shape the urban form and are the context for all urban ministry. This course will examine and explain the political, physical and social context of an urban parish church ministry and the processes and polity of their urban community. Extensive use will be made of examples, and the class will have the opportunity to meet and interview experienced professionals and politicians in the local political and planning scene. The course will include at least one major case study, involving field work, of an existing urban congregation with a report to be prepared outlining opportunities and challenges for the congregation. The course will use lectures, case studies, interviews, site visits and seminars. Participants will be evaluated through their class participation, a documented case study and a final examination. 

 
Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: George R. Sumner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYB5016HS  L0101

Hebraica

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Relevance of comparative (especially northwest) Semitic philology and historical Hebrew grammar to the exegesis of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and to the teaching of biblical Hebrew. Weekly reading, assignments, term paper/project. NB either this course or Biblical Aramaic satisfies a program requirement for TST doctoral studies in Old Testament. Lectures, student presentations, discussions of readings. Quizzes, assignments, term project.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Schedule Notes: Please Note: Change of day and time
Instructors: J. Glen Taylor
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRT5579HS  L0101

Kierkegaard's Studies

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Central ideas in the Kierkegaard corpus and their relevance to contemporary theological and philosophical concerns. Introductory lecture, seminar discussion of readings, discussions, one major term paper.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Abrahim H. Khan
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 341
SAP3161HS  L0101

Liturgical Presidency

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

This course is intended to prepare candidates for ordination to preside at the liturgical celebrations of the Roman Rite. Requirements: class attendance, practicums, mid-term and final exam. Prerequisite: one liturgy course.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Ephrem Nariculam, John-Mark Missio
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
WYP3456HS  L0101

Teaching as Formation in the Life of the Church

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will explore a broad understanding of teaching in the church which not only incorporates a wide variety of methods and practices but grapples with the relationship between knowledge and character formation.  We will engage with the place and role of continuing education (catechesis) primarily for adults in the context of the life, witness and mission of the local church community.  This discussion will be framed within the context of what it means to be human and how God’s self- revelation shapes and forms us in the church.  The course will include lectures, class interaction and class presentations.  Evaluation will be based on class participation, readings, a written assessment of a local church community, a final written assignment.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Peter Robinson
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP5105HS  L0101

Advanced Topics in Medieval Liturgy

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Against the backdrop of revived enthusiasm for "Traditional Latin Liturgy” in parts of the Catholic Church in recent years, this course will invite students to a deep engagement with the historical processes that transformed the loosely organized local liturgical traditions of early medieval Rome and Gaul into a sophisticated pan-European rite.  Close study of the various annual cycles of prayers, readings and chants of the Mass and Divine Office, along with the external religious and political pressures that shaped their development over time, will be combined with an investigation of how liturgists and ordinary worshippers of different periods during the Middle Ages interpreted their liturgies as a unified system that both expressed theological truth and was itself a fitting object of theological reflection.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Jesse Billett
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
RGT2341HS  L0101

Eschatology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

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. Short paper, book review, final exam, class participation.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: John Dadosky
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
SAH2251HS  L0101

The Reformation Era

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

 

This course will include a comprehensive overview of the Reformation Era, including: the critical movements of Catholic Reform during the late Middle Ages; the central Reform movements encouraged by figures such as Erasmus, Luther, Zwingli and Calvin; the special circumstances of the English Reformation and the spiritual renewal of the Counter-Reformation. Two Document Analyses, Seminar Presentation, Seminar Paper, Final Examination.

 

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Peter M. Meehan
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8
SMT3931HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/01/07

Sexuality & Marriage

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The realities of human sexuality, marriage and family from a Christian perspective. Topics to be considered include: sexuality in the context of the person, marriage as sacrament, marriage permanence, marriage as procreative, marital fidelity, and homosexuality. Two short papers and seminar presentation.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Moira McQueen
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 30

16:00 to 18:00

EMB1512HS  L0101

Elementary New Testament Greek II

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to ancient Greek grammar for the sake of reading the New Testament. The focus will be on the continuation of the basic aspects of grammar and syntax together with selected readings from the New Testament. Weekly class participation, quizzes, final exam. Prerequisite: EMB1511HF.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, 16:00 to 18:00
Instructors: John Egger
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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16:30 to 18:30

RGT3243HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course promotes the personal critical appropriation of the Scriptural and dogmatic tradition in Christology, whether in preparation for the M.Div. comprehensive exam, or as a solid foundation in Christology for other students. It helps the student preparing for ministry to bring a systematic understanding of the person and work of Jesus the Christ to bear on pastoral issues and exposes the student to the spiritual dimension of Christological teaching. Lectures and seminars. Assignments for 3243: exegetical paper, oral interview, 2 learning reports, take home final exam. Assignments for 6243: 2 mid-length papers, participation in 3 seminars outside of class time.

AD students enrol in RGT6243HS.

Schedule: Monday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Gilles Mongeau
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)
RGT6243HS  L0101

Christology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course promotes the personal critical appropriation of the Scriptural and dogmatic tradition in Christology, whether in preparation for the M.Div. comprehensive exam, or as a solid foundation in Christology for other students. It helps the student preparing for ministry to bring a systematic understanding of the person and work of Jesus the Christ to bear on pastoral issues and exposes the student to the spiritual dimension of Christological teaching. Lectures and seminars. Assignments for 3243: exegetical paper, oral interview, 2 learning reports, take home final exam. Assignments for 6243: 2 mid-length papers, participation in 3 seminars outside of class time.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3243HS.

Schedule: Monday, 16:30 to 18:30
Instructors: Gilles Mongeau
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Max 12 (AD & BD)

17:00 to 19:00

SMT3642HS  L0101

Issues in Christian-Jewish Dialogue

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Since Vatican II Catholic Christians have been encouraged to establish and sustain friendly and fruitful relationships with Jews. This course explores some major issues affecting the Christian-Jewish dialogue. They include anti-Judaism and the New Testament; Church Fathers; Christian persecution of Jews; theological issues such as the unity of God, anthropology, the Messiah, Torah; covenant theories; theological significance of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Jewish views on Jesus Christ and Christianity; Christian approaches to Judaism; official Roman Catholic-Jewish Dialogue. Method: required readings, lectures, seminars. Evaluation: participation, seminar leadership, short assignment, research paper.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
SMP3469HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/05/24

Cultural Context and Catholic Leadership

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine the presuppositions and first-principles that enable one to speak coherently about leadership. It will introduce students to definitions of leadership, and traits and characteristics of leaders. It will also develop a template of the Catholic understanding of leadership

AD students enrol in SMP6469HS.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Mario O. D'Souza
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

18:00 to 21:00

RGP3251HS  L0101

Psychotherapy & Spiritual Direction

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Study of theory and practice of spiritual direction, and of depth psychological, humanistic, and cognitive behavioural therapeutic practice. Emphasis on Christian tradition. Lectures, discussion, selected readings, paper.

AD students enrol in RGP6251HS.

Schedule: Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Schedule Notes: Eight 3-hr classes, 18:00-21:00, 2013 Jan 7, 14, 28; Feb 11, 25; Mar 11, 25; APR 8.
Instructors: Desmond Buhagar
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 16
Enrollment Notes: Max 16 (AD & BD)
RGP6251HS  L0101

Psychotherapy and Spiritual Direction

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Study of theory and practice of spiritual direction, and of depth psychological, humanistic, and cognitive behavioural therapeutic practice. Emphasis on Christian tradition. Lectures, discussion, selected readings, paper.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3251HS.

Schedule: Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Schedule Notes: Eight 3-hr classes, 18:00-21:00, 2013 Jan 7, 14, 28; Feb 11, 25; Mar 11, 25; APR 8.
Instructors: Desmond Buhagar
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Max 22 (AD & BD)

18:30 to 20:30

SMT1101HS  L0101

Foundations of Theology

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Elements of theological reflection, with emphasis on theological method. Revelation, faith, scripture, liturgy, tradition, dogma, magisterium, the theologian, infallibility, and historicity. Lectures, discussions, short papers, final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 18:30 to 20:30
Instructors: Jean-Pierre Fortin
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Max: 36

19:00 to 21:00

SAP2112HS  L0101

Introduction to Liturgy of Roman Rite

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will investigate the sacramental celebrations, the liturgy of the hours and the liturgical year of the Roman Rite from their historical, theological, spiritual and pastoral dimension. Requirements: class attendance, short papers and final exam.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: John-Mark Missio
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
TRP3750HS  L0101

From Maintenance to Mission: Parish Leadership in the Contemporary Church

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will provide students with an understanding of leadership in the context of a missional church. It will present and examine characteristics of the missional identity combined with reflection and exploration of its implications for leadership. Students will be exposed to the skills required of effective leaders in a post-modern, post-Christendom context. Students will be asked to read extensively, to engage a congregational and leader analysis, and to articulate an understanding of leadership in the contemporary parish. This course will combine lectures, discussions, congregational analysis, and in-class presentations.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Andrew J. Sheldon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 213
TRT2802HS  L0101

Beyond Homelessness

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A study of the nature of postmodern homelessness in the light of a theological and phenomenological analysis of homecoming and homemaking. Biblical themes such as creation, exodus, covenant, land and kingdom will be interpreted in the context of present experiences of social homelessness, geo-political violence, international refugees, disconnectedness to the earth and an overwhelming sense of being nomads without roots in any place of community. Seminar. Evaluation: Class Participation 25%, reflection papers or one major essay 75%.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Brian Walsh
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: CRC Wycliffe
SAH2447HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/01/04

History of Canadian Catholics

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Exploration of Amerindian and French interface, baroque spirituality, arrival of the Irish and Scots, ultramontane spirituality, Confederation and Catholic education, messianic language groups, Canadians cope with the Depression, church unity and the CCCB, the Asbestos Strike, Quiet Revolution, Vatican II, women, and Aboriginal People. Presentation, paper, and open exam.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Terence Fay, S.J.
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8

19:00 to 22:00

TRH2455HS  L0101

Orthodox Pastoralia 2: 1300 - present

Offered in Winter 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

History and leading themes in Orthodox spiritual - pastoral writing by monks, bishops, laymen and laywomen, from the hesychast period until the present. Filling in of background and developments from 1300 through the 18th and 19th c. revival, but concentration on 20th C. writers. Readings (from a kit of excerpts) will include monastic writings, spiritual anthologies and inspirational texts, catecheses, sermons, and letters, and some diaries.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 22:00
Instructors: Richard Schneider
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location: TBD

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