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Certificate in Eastern Christian Studies

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  • Program requirements
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Compulsory course (9 credits)

  • THO1307 Understanding the Bible
  • THO2130 Foundations of Eastern Christian Theology
  • THO2131 General Introduction to the Eastern Churches

Optional courses (21 credits)

3 credits from:

  • THO3160 Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO3161 Gospel Interpretation – Mark

18 credits from:

  • THO2137 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought
  • THO2138 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian History
  • THO2144 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality
  • THO2306 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy/ Sacraments
  • THO3167 History of the Church: The First Five Centuries
  • THO3301 Hermeneutics and Exegesis in Eastern Christianity
  • THO3303 The Seven Ecumenical Councils in Eastern Christian Tradition
  • THO3305 Eastern Christianity and the Encounter with World Religions
  • THO3308 Patristic Moral Tradition
  • THO3309 Contemporary Moral Issues in Eastern Theology
  • THO3315 Eastern Christian Doctrine II: Salvation, Humanity, the Church and Eschatology
  • THO3316 Ecclesiology and East-West Ecumenism
  • THO3317 History of the Ukrainian Church
  • THO3318 Eastern Christian Spirituality
  • THO3319 Eastern Christian Doctrine I: Trinity, Christ and Holy Spirit
  • THO3322 Byzantine Eucharistic Liturgies
  • THO3323 Canonical Tradition of the Christian East
  • THO3324 Introduction to Eastern Christian Ethics
  • THO3325 Theology and Spirituality of Icons
  • THO3328 The Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments
  • THO3338 Byzantine Liturgical Celebration
  • THO3347 Byzantine Liturgy of the Hours and Liturgical Year
or courses in Eastern Christian Studies approved by the Faculty.