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Archive 2021 - 2022 > Pastoral and Ministerial Theology > Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity

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  • Program requirements

Compulsory Courses (45 units)

THO2189 Can We Talk About God?
THO3160 Introduction to the Old Testament
THO3161 Introduction to the New Testament
THO3162 Revelation and Christian Faith
THO3165 Community, Conflict, Salvation: Why the Church?
THO3166 The Good Life
THO3169 Liturgy and Experience
THO3171 Introduction to Pastoral Practice I
THO4160 Pastoral Ministry and Psychology
THO4161 Sociological Perspectives on Christian Community
THO4162 Practicum in Ministry I
THO4163 Practicum in Ministry II 
THO4164 Practicum in Ministry III 
THO4165 Practicum in Ministry IV
THO4201 Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist
THO4205 Theology and Practice of Ministry
THO4206 Personal Integration Seminar

Optional Courses (45 units)

3 units from each category:

(a) Old Testament Sources
THO4100 How to Search for Wisdom?
THO4101 How Does God Respond to Injustice?

(b) New Testament Sources
THO4102 Freedom, Law, and Justice: Perspectives from Paul’s Writings
THO4103 What is Truth?

(c) Human Reality and Saving Mystery
THO4107 Cultivating Humanity: Creation, Rationality, and Responsibility
THO4108 Theological Thinking
THO4109 Sin and the Question of Evil

(d) Growing in Communion with Other Christians
THO2167 Catholic Commitment to Ecumenism
THO3175 Anglicans and Unity
THO3316 Ecclesiology and East-West Ecumenism

(e) Foundations for Dialogue with People of Other Faiths
MIS2108 Theory and Praxis of Interreligious Dialogue
THO2410 World Religions
THO4204 Christianity and Religious Pluralism

(f) Contextual Issues in Church and Theology
THO3172 Faith and Contemporary Culture
THO4124 Feminist Perspectives in Theology
THO4202 Global Christianity
THO4203 Christianity in a Secular Age

(g) Christian Leadership
ECS3323 Dialogue
THO4302 Leadership in Faith Formation
THO4303 Leadership in Christian Liturgy

6 units from each category:

(b) Divine Self-Disclosure: The Foundation of Christian Hope
THO3163 The Christian God
THO3164 Who is Jesus Christ?
THO4125 Christologies, Past and Present

(b) Gathered Together in Prayer and Praise
DCA3106 Sacramental Law
THO3170 Proclaiming the Word of God in the Liturgy
THO3176 Theology of Christian Marriage
THO4111 Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation, Anointing, Funeral Rites

(c) Tradition Shaped in the Crucible of History
THO3123 Early Christianity
THO3124 Reforming the Church
THO3167 Early Christianity: The First Five Centuries (0-600 CE)
THO3250 Modern and Contemporary Church History (1648 – present)

(e) Spiritual Depth and Moral Integrity
THO3168 Ways of Christian Life and Prayer
THO4104 Selfhood and and Sexual Ethics
THO4105 Spiritual Life and Social Justice
THO4106 The Ethics of Medicine, Sickness and Health