Advent 2020 Retreat with Bishop Lynne McNaughton

Sorrento Centre

Bishop Lynne McNaughton, Diocese of Kootenay, is an inspired, inspiring and skilled retreat leader. She will welcome the Advent season at the Sorrento Centre over two and one-half days. More details on the program and activities for Advent 2020 to follow shortly. Advent is always a special time at the Sorrento Centre.  Registration will start …
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Theology and Biblical Interpretation

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: HIS/TH6/715 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Tuesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours Interpretation of the bible is an act of discipleship in the church. Modernity has seen a myriad of critical approaches to the bible that have renewed our attention to scripture in ways that are, at once, delightful, …
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Introduction to Practical Theology: Spiritual and Theological Foundations for Public and Pastoral Leadership

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: PT500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Thursdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours To explore, examine and engage the critical questions facing pastoral and public leadership through the Christian Church in our Post-modern and Post-Christendom Canadian context. What is God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit up to in the …
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Christology

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: TH600/700 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Thursdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours The centre of Christian theology is Jesus Christ. Therefore, this course will focus on thinking through the scriptural and ecclesiastical traditions concerning the person and work of Christ. This will provide the basis for a discussion about …
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Introduction to Hebrew Bible I

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: HB500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Tuesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours This first half of the full-year Foundational Core Course will be based in a serious and scholarly engagement with the literature of the Hebrew Bible. Several lines of approach and areas of knowledge will be developed through …
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Christian Theology I

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: TH500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours The purpose of this course is to further reflective understanding and appropriation of major Christian teachings in loving engagement with God and the world in the context of the contemporary church.  It treats principally central themes of …
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Biblical Language Tools

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: BIBL500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours This course is designed to introduce Koiné Greek (NT) and Biblical Hebrew (HB) for students who have no background in biblical languages and who will need language tools to accomplish exegesis. The course includes a basic introduction …
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Intro to Christian Worship

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: LS500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 2:00 pm for 3 hours The seasons and cycles of our liturgies and church year echo the rhythm and flow of our lives and their daily and seasonal movement.  This class will explore the terminology, history, shape and meaning of Christian worship …
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Creating Jesus: Jesus in Scholarship, Film & Fiction

Vancouver School Of Theology

Code: NT6/713 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 2:00 pm for 3 hours Purpose This course will take up the figure of Jesus from three different angles: historical scholarship, film, and fiction. In each case we will consider the role of culture and context in accounts of the historical Jesus. …
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