Women in the New Testament & Early Church

Regent College

This course will examine women’s lives in the New Testament and the wider Greco-Roman world (including Second Temple Judaism) by studying the biblical text, literary sources, and archaeological evidence. This course extends the discussion into the second through fifth centuries of the early Church, addressing women’s participation in the intellectual, liturgical, ascetic, and monastic arenas. …
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The Letter to the Romans

Regent College

A survey of the teaching of the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Romans. We will focus on the argument of the letter and on key theological and practical issues that are significant in that argument. Class discussion will encourage students to come to their own decisions about the meaning of the text and …
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The Cost of Forgetting Church History for Women

Regent College

From the ancient through modern world, women have preached, taught, and led. Yet, for most modern Christians, knowledge of these women as well as the historical context in which they served the Church has been forgotten. This course explores not only forgotten women in Christian history but also the consequences of our historical amnesia for …
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Bridging Us: a learning party

New Leaf Network

In a world where there is always a “them,” how do we move toward more “us” in our life? Saskatoon is known as the City of Bridges, even so we can find it difficult to build relational bridges, to reach out and start new conversations or initiatives. Join us to be inspired by how people …
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“Called to Freedom” Ignatian Weekend Retreat

Bethlehem Centre

With Catherine M. Kelly, M.Div. and Tanya Loretto “For you were called to freedom…to serve one another through love” (Gal 5:13) Are you seeking spiritual nourishment? Perhaps you are a pastor, a spiritual director, a ministry leader looking for refill your well? Perhaps you are in a period of discernment, seeking the next steps on …
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New Testament Foundations

Regent College

The course New Testament Foundations explores the literature of the New Testament (NT) with the purpose of providing a basis for engaged reading, further study, and application to life and church. The primary focus will be on reading the New Testament wisely, offering a multifaceted paradigm for reading/hearing this literature that includes a sensitivity to …
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A Skeptic in Scripture: Ecclesiastes & Its Friends

Regent College

By virtually all accounts, the Book of Ecclesiastes is a strange book and its presence in the canon, if not anomalous, is at least in need of some discussion if not formal explanation and defense. This course proceeds through Qoheleth (the book’s Hebrew name) while considering and pursuing “Qohelutian” themes in other, biblical and extra-/non-biblical …
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Christian Poetics

Regent College

Christian Poetics is an exploration of literary aesthetics, delving into what defines the nature and quality of literature. While this is primarily a course in literary criticism, students of art, literature, and culture will delight in discovering the interplay between form and function in the works of classical and Christian thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, …
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The Spirituality of Paul

Regent College

This course will examine the nature of Paul’s spirituality—the transformative, lived experience of participating in Christ by the power of God’s Spirit—as it applies to believing communities, individual believers, and ministers in Paul’s own day and in the life of the contemporary church. The class will combine close reading of selected passages and themes with …
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