Intersession Courses

Building Church Through Small Groups [PAST / SPIR 0644]

Monday January 7, 2019 to Friday January 11, 2019
Faculty: Dr. David Sherbino

This course explores the basic principles for building and understanding the dynamics and problems of small groups. Specific attention will focus on leadership.

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Developing Intercultural Competency for Ministry [MISS 0688 / PAST MC56]

Monday January 7, 2019 to Friday January 11, 2019
Faculty: Dr. Robert Cousins

God’s people are called to participate in God’s mission of blessing the nations of this world. With the movement of peoples, gateway cities such as Toronto have become multicultural centres where the nations are gathered in close geographical proximity. This course seeks to develop...

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Healing in the Christian Tradition [HIST 0660]

Monday January 7, 2019 to Friday January 11, 2019
Faculty: Dr. Ron Kydd

Human experience has been dogged by disease and injury, prompting universal attempts to deal with the effects. Explores Christian thought and practice in response to the belief that God intervenes directly to ensure physical and emotional health.  Historically, this belief has found expression...

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Mark [ANAB 0670 / NEWT 0621]

Monday January 7, 2019 to Friday January 11, 2019
Faculty: Dr. Tim Geddert

A study of the Gospel of Mark on the basis of the English text. Attention will be given to the Gospel’s historical context, literary structure, theological outlook, ethics and distinctive themes. Prerequisite: BIBL 0501. This particular course is also available in livestream format (...

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World Religions [MISS 0784 / THEO 0737]

Monday January 7, 2019 to Friday January 11, 2019
Faculty: Dr. James Beverley

This course begins with an introduction to different responses to world religions. We will then examine crucial guidelines in the study of other religions. After these methodological issues are addressed, attention will be directed to assessment of Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, western...

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