Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Theological Studies
First Year Foundations
This diploma springs from the reality that the Greater Toronto Area is one of the most diverse places on earth. It is designed to introduce students to the spirituality of many of the different religions and faith communities who are our neighbours, leading to meangingful dialogue and new points of connection with other people.
We are delighted to be able to offer this program beginning in the Fall, 2019 semester. We have been able to keep costs low due to a generous donation from the Scarboro Mission society.
Applications are accepted as of April 1, 2019. Please check back here for a link to the application page.
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Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College
81 St. Mary St.,
Fall 2019 Courses
In this course, we will examine seminal documents and agencies from the Catholic perspective, with an emphasis on ecumenical and interreligious relations at the international, national, and local levels. Students will have an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of unity/commonality that can be applied to emerging ecumenical and interreligious contexts around the world.
Dates: Mondays – September 16, September 23, September 30, October 7
Instructors: Dr. Michael Attridge & Dr. Darren Dias
This course provides an overview of immigrant and refugee journeys and settlement in Canada. Four religious diasporas—Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist— will be explored to compare and contrast how various traditions and practices are informing/guiding migration and settlement patterns and decisions of people from various regions of the world. Additionally, this course will introduce students to local processes of identity and community connections based on religious practices and worldviews.
Dates: Mondays – October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11
In this course, students will explore key notions in Indigenous sacred traditions and worldviews, bringing their own experiences and personal backgrounds to bear on their learning. In particular, we will explore the effects of colonization and recent initiatives to work toward reconciliation in Canada, paying attention to the spiritual dimension both of colonial violence and of reconciliation.
Dates: Saturdays – November 16, November 23, November 30, December 7
81 St. Mary Street,Toronto ONM5S 1J4
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