Module Make-Up

 

Module 1 (Fall 2022, 2024)

 Interpretation of Sacred Texts (2 credit hours) – Dr. Brad Jersak

Justice for All: Race and Gender Issues Today (2 credit hours) – Dr. David Moore and Dr. LA Henry 

Ignatian Spiritual Formation (1 credit hour) – Lorna Jones (Ignatian Director)

Ancient Insights for Today I (4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch

Beyond Spectrum Ideology & the Culture Wars (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak

 

Module 2 (Spring 2021, Spring 2023)

 Pauline Themes through the Eyes of the Early Church (2 credit hours) – Dr. Brad Jersak

Self-Awareness and Counselling (2 credit hours) – Dr. Walter Thiessen

Ignatian Spiritual Formation (1 credit hour) – Lorna Jones

Ancient Insights for Today II (4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch

In Quest of “the Good”— Plato to Weil (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak

 

Module 3 (Fall 2019, Fall 2021)

 Jesus and a More Christlike God (2 credit hours) – Dr. Brad Jersak

Healing Through Symbol and Story (2 credit hours) – Dr. Walter Thiessen

Ignatian Spiritual Formation (1 credit hour) – Lorna Jones

Ancient Insights for Today III (4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch

In Quest of Meaning: Readings in Existentialism (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak

 

Module 4 – Travel Module (Pending COVID)

(6 credit hours) – Fitches and Jersaks

 


Directed Studies:

MMin students will be required to complete two directed studies with a faculty supervisor. Course numbers assigned by the registrar.

Course NumberModuleNameDescription
BIB 51201Interpretation of Sacred TextsSearching for wise methodologies that confer dignity without demanding an oppressive sense of literalism. (2 credit hours) - Dr. Brad Jersak COURSE NUMBER BIB 5120 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture MODULE …
CUL 51701Beyond Spectrum Ideology & the Culture WarsLearning to appreciate diversity, hold difference and create social change. (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak COURSE NUMBER CUL 5170 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture MODULE 1
CUL 51721Justice for All: Race; Gender Issues TodayExamining racial and gender issues in the 21st century. (2 credit hours) – Dr. David Moore and Dr. LA Henry COURSE NUMBER CUL 5172 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture MODULE 1
Hist 51401Ancient Insights for Today I: Church History (1st-6th C.)Ancient Insights for Today I (4 credit hours is broken up between these two courses) – Dr. Peter Fitch MIN5110 Historical Theology (1st-6th C.) 3 credit hours and HIST5140 Church History (1st-6th …
MIN 51101Ancient Insights for Today I: Historical Theology (1st-6th C.)Ancient Insights for Today I (4 credit hours is broken up between these two courses) – Dr. Peter Fitch MIN5110 Historical Theology (1st-6th C.) 3 credit hours and HIST5140 Church History (1st-6th …
SF 51501Ignatian Spiritual Formation IExperiential instruction in and practice of spiritual formation exercises in Ignatian and other classical traditions. Students will be encouraged to develop a "contemplative attitude" to God through reflection on scripture …
BIB 52212Pauline Themes through the Eyes of the Early ChurchThis module introduces students to some major themes in the teaching of St. Paul the Apostle, reading them in the historical and literary context of his NT Epistles. We will …
COUN 52302Self-Awareness and CounsellingFocuses on enabling students from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to become safe listeners and helpers. On a foundation of a basic counselling model, this week aims at …
SF 52502SF5250 Ignatian Spiritual Formation IIExperiential instruction in and practice of spiritual formation exercises in Ignatian and other classical traditions. Students will be encouraged to develop a “contemplative attitude” to God through reflection on Scripture …
Hist 52402Ancient Insights for Today II: Church History (7th-15th C.)Ancient Insights for Today II  (4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch broken into the following two courses: MIN5210 Historical Theology (7th-15th C.) 3 credit hours and HIST5240 Church History (7th-15th C.) 1 …
MIN 52102Ancient Insights for Today II: Historical Theology (7th-15th C.)Ancient Insights for Today II  (4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch broken into the following two courses: MIN5210 Historical Theology (7th-15th C.) 3 credit hours and HIST5240 Church History (7th-15th C.) 1 …
CUL 52702In Quest of “the Good”— Plato to WeilExplorations in philosophy on the Good God, just society and the just person. (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak COURSE NUMBER CUL 5270 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture MODULE 2
BIB 53203Jesus and a More Christlike GodThis module engages students on what Jesus of Nazareth revealed about the nature of God and the kingdom of God. We will approach the self-revelation of God in Christ from …
COUN 53303Healing Through Symbol and StoryExplores methods of counselling and prayer ministry that promote “whole- brained” or experiential change. Students are introduced to new and old models of inner healing prayer, the importance of metaphors …
CUL 53703In Quest of Meaning: Readings in ExistentialismDiscovering truth through fiction in the writings of the Existentialists (1 credit hour) – Dr. Brad Jersak COURSE NUMBER CUL 5370 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture MODULE 3
MIN 5310/HIST 53403Ancient Insights for Today III(4 credit hours) – Dr. Peter Fitch broken into the following two courses: MIN5310 Historical Theology (16th–21st C.) 3 credit hours and  HIST5340 Church History (16-21C.) 1 credit hour Includes reading and discussion …
SF 53503Ignatian Spiritual Formation IIIExperiential instruction in and practice of spiritual formation exercises in Ignatian and other classical traditions. Students will be encouraged to develop a “contemplative attitude” to God through reflection on Scripture …
MIN 54004Study Abroad ModuleCOVID-19 Pending This two-week study–abroad class is designed to familiarize students with the historical and cultural context of the Biblical world (typically Greece and Turkey), as well as to create …
MA 6300Research Methods/Guided Thesis ProposalThis research course is a 3- credit hour prerequisite that will prepare students to write their M.A. Theology and Culture academic thesis. COURSE NUMBER MA 6300 DISCIPLINE(S) Theology & Culture
MA 6600Research-based ThesisThe Research-based thesis is a 6-hour credit research paper (approximately 20,000 words) based on the thesis proposal approved upon completion of MA6300.This marks the completion of the M.A. in Theology …