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 The Toronto School of Theology (TST), affiliated with the University of Toronto, has an immediate opening for a “German Language Instructor” for a non-credit course designed to assist TST graduate students to read and translate German texts for historical, theological, biblical, philosophical and religious studies. The course is conducted in English.

 

We were very sad to learn of the loss of Chris Lind, the Director of TST from 2003 to 2006, who died on the morning of Friday, July 11, after a long struggle with cancer.

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The relationship between TST and the U of T is defined by a Memorandum of Agreement, which is revised periodically. This document establishes certain mutual obligations, primarily in matters of academic policy, academic services, and financial arrangements. Most importantly, it establishes our regime of conjoint degrees, by which most degrees offered by TST colleges are awarded conjointly by the University of Toronto.

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Margaret E. Fleck Scholarship
Established in honour of the Rev. Margaret E. Fleck, an Anglican priest and graduate of Trinity College. The scholarship is awarded for academic excellence and demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively to the broader community.

Awarded to:

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The Board of Governors of Regis College is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Scott Lewis, SJ as Dean of Regis College, the Jesuit Faculty in The Toronto School of Theology at the University of Toronto. Fr. Lewis begins his five-year term as Dean on May 1, 2014.

Please see the attached press release for further information.

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Dear members of the TST community – students, faculty, staff, deans and principals,

TST is currently undergoing some important changes in staffing in the TST Advanced Degree Office. After over four years of dedicated service to the TST AD Office, Ms. Jenn Neufeld has tendered her resignation effective May 1, 2014. She will be joining Emmanuel College as their new Recruitment Coordinator and Admissions Counsellor.

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The American Theological Society has elected Professor Charles Fensham of Knox College to membership. New members are nominated and elected by secret ballot, based on a candidate’s record of achievement.

A message from Robert McElhinney, Chair, Board of Trustees, TST

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Toronto School of Theology I am delighted to announce that the Reverend Doctor Alan Hayes has been reappointed as Director for a new five year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019.

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Waterloo Lutheran Seminary has announced two summer travel seminars for undergraduate and graduate credit.

"Canadian Public Theology and Political Engagement,” a one-week intensive in May, will be offered in Ottawa, but much of the work can be completed online.

“Reformation, Resistance, and Renewal” will take place in Germany in August. It will look at Luther, Bonhoeffer, and the experience of churches in the former Communist East Germany.

Further information is available from Daniel Phillips at WLS, (519) 884-0710, ext. 3498.

TST has appointed Professor Jaroslav Skira the Director of the Graduate Centre for Theological Studies (GCTS) for an initial five-year term.

Professor Skira teaches historical theology at Regis College, and has authored numerous books and articles in the area. His interests include the Eastern Orthodox tradition, Eastern Rite Roman Catholicism, iconography, and ecumenism.

The GCTS was established in 2013 to administer TST’s graduate advanced degree programs. 

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