Intersession Courses

Christian Ethics in a Post-Christian World [THEO 0535]

Equips students to navigate the complexities of following Jesus with faithfulness, integrity, and wisdom in our contemporary post-Christian world. While the course addresses classical and contemporary ethical issues and questions, its primary focus is on forming Christian character. Central...

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

Monday January 6, 2020 to Friday January 10, 2020
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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Early Christian Spirituality [HIST 0545 / SPIR 0545]

Monday January 6, 2020 to Friday January 10, 2020
Faculty: Dr. Ron Kydd

Spirituality, seen as integration and peace in life, surged into popularity in the West in the late 20th century. Offers a fresh perspective on a cultural obsession. It focuses on the foundational period of Christian life, thought and practice extending from New Testament times to approximately 750...

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Luke's Charismatic Theology [NEWT 0733 / PENT 0503]

Monday January 6, 2020 to Friday January 10, 2020
Faculty: Dr. Van Johnson

The work of the Holy Spirit has long been recognized as fundamental to the interests of the author of the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, as well as to the life of the early church. But how does the work of the Spirit relate to Christology, Luke's primary subject? And how does Luke...

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Spiritual Care of the Dying and Grieving [COUN 0684 / PAST TH51 / SPIR 0684]

Monday January 6, 2020 to Friday January 10, 2020
Faculty: Dr. David Sherbino

This course examines the psychological and theological aspects of dying in order to better understand and provide significant pastoral care to those who are dying and to those who grieve. Exclusion: PAST 0743

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The Book of Ezekiel: God’s Glory in Exile [OLDT 0619]

Monday January 6, 2020 to Friday January 10, 2020
Faculty: Dr. Rebecca Idestrom

What is God’s message to his people in Exile? How does he reveal himself to a people whose lives have been changed forever because of their rebellion against God? Focuses on the message given to the prophet Ezekiel in a time of national and personal crisis. Key passages and themes will be...

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