Foundations for Preaching

Anglican Diocese of Calgary (The)

Are you a Lay preacher seeking to get a license for ministry? Or are you just interested in learning more? If so, please join Rev. Steve Bateman, Rev. Br. Jason Caroll O.P. and Rev. Canon James Robinson for this short course to learn the theological foundations for Preaching, as well as instruction on how craft …
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Pastoral Care Training

Anglican Diocese of Calgary (The)

Do you have an interest, calling or are just curious about Pastoral Care?  Maybe you want to be better equipped to support your church community, or friends or even your own family.  We are all called to care and care deeply, as we are able, with one another. Maybe this is a “brush up” opportunity …
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Anglican History, Theology & Spirituality

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course takes students on a journey exploring the great historical moments, movements and famous figures that gave rise to the spirituality we would now define as Anglican.  Starting with our present experience and understanding of Anglicanism, we will consider its monastic roots, its public character and the role of the laity, its relationship with …
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Psalms in the Christian Imagination

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will look at the psalms and praises of Israel through the lenses of millennia of Jewish and Christian experience in prayer and praise. The psalms are the songbook of Israel, and must be studied in their own historical context. They have unmatched psychological power, attested in John Calvin’s treatment of the Psalms as …
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Practicing Evangelism in a Post-Christendom World

Vancouver School Of Theology

In her classic book on evangelism Out of the Saltshaker Rebecca Pippert confesses that there was a time when, “there was a part of me that secretly felt evangelism was something you shouldn’t do to your dog, let alone a friend.” On the surface many kind-hearted mainline Protestants in Canada today would agree. Many folks …
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Christian Ethics, ETH500

Vancouver School Of Theology

When we encounter our own lives and the lives of others, several questions about responsibility and requirement are raised. Such questions often demand not only careful discernment but also decisive action. Yet many often wonder whether certain actions are right or wrong, just or unjust, good or evil. Others are restrained from action, debilitated by …
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Ancient and Medieval Christianity, HIS500

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will examine the history of Christian thought from the beginnings of the Common Era until the high middle ages, with special attention to the formative centuries of the patristic period. The course is designed to be primarily a history of Christian thought to enable future ministers and other Christian leaders to know the …
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Theologies and Practices of Music in Christian Worship

Vancouver School Of Theology

Music often has a central place in Christian worship, whether in the form of guitar by the campfire, pipe organ and choir, rhythmic drumming, acapella congregational singing, gentle piano accompaniment, chant, or amplified band, among many other possibilities. This course explores a diversity of expressions of music in worship from theological, historical, and practical perspectives. …
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