Anglican History and Theology

January 13, 2021 - April 7, 2021
MEETS ONLINE, Wednesday afternoons, 1:30pm to 3:30pm January 13, 2021 to April 7, 2021.
$395: Canadian citizen or permanent resident $590: international student

This course is a broad overview of the history and theology of Anglicanism, Particular focus is placed on theological debates in the Anglican tradition. The first half of the course covers key themes in Anglican history, including the contested nature of Anglicanism, the ecumenical involvement of Anglican churches, the legacy of establishment, and the public witness and engagement of Anglican theologians, church leaders, and lay people. The second half of the course focuses on the contemporary expression of Anglicanism as a global faith, with attention paid to recent debates in the global Anglican Communion over sacraments, Scripture, and sexuality. Students will conclude the course with a broad understanding of the historical trajectory of the Anglican tradition and how that is worked out in the world today.