Degree Program -Liturgical Studies
 

3808-Q Liturgical History:


         This introductory course surveys the history of liturgical development in the West from New Testament times to the present. Special attention is given to developments within the Anglican Tradition. Students are introduced to methods, sources and basic concepts of liturgical studies including ritual and symbol. Included within this course are sessions in elocution and church music.


3818-Q Eucharist:


         This course introduces students to the Eucharist as theology and as prayer from its Jewish origins to contemporary liturgical renewal. Eucharist is considered in its biblical, ritual, historical, and theological dimensions.


3828-Q Initiation and Pastoral Offices:


         This course traces the historical development of Christian initiation (water baptism, laying on of hands, and Eucharist) and the Pastoral offices (reconciliation, ministry to the sick, matrimony, ordination). Students discover how and why changes in practice and theology took place, and in the light of this, consider critically modern forms of these rites.


3840-Q Homiletics I:


         This course will provide an introduction to the field of homiletics. It will offer an opportunity for students to explore both the theoretical and practical aspects of preaching. Students will develop the necessary skills for biblical preaching and will exercise these skills in both classroom and chapel settings.


3845-Q Homiletics II:

 

         This course will build on the student's knowledge and experience in the field of homiletics. It will offer an opportunity for students to explore more fully both the theoretical and practical aspects of preaching. Students will be encouraged to examine various theologies and practices of preaching. Students will be given the opportunity to exercise their skills in both classroom and chapel settings. (Prerequisite: Homiletics 3840-Q)


3846-Q Preaching Doctrine:


         This course will examine the importance of preaching doctrine in today’s society. It will do so through both an exploration of communication theory and a particular emphasis on the creeds. Students will have an opportunity to prepare, preach and reflect on sermons with a doctrinal focus. (Prerequisites Liturgical Studies 3840-Q and Theological Studies 3520-Q)


3890-Q Directed Study and Research:


         The student selects a topic in the field of Liturgical Studies and pursues a course of reading and research in consultation with an instructor.


3892-Q Directed Study and Research:


         The student selects a topic in the field of Liturgical Studies and pursues a course of reading and research in consultation with an instructor.