Academics

ACADEMICS

Fall 2017

Second year of supervised ministry in approved placements and weekly class sessions on campus. Format: Seminar. Assignments: weekly reflection paper, approved learning covenant, end of term evaluations. Pass/Fail only. Students must have an approved field placement.

[Pass/fail only; Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates: Mondays, 9:30-11:30am
Location: CDSP
Room: Classroom A
Instructor: McCall
Credits: 3
Course ID: FE-3300
CRN: FA/17-FE-3300-1

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During the sixteenth century, Christians in England underwent a series of changes in their religion, some violent and rapid, others uneven and slow, that made the country Protestant.  During those changes a wide range of writings was produced, many official documents from government and church, that helped shape the changes. In turn, some of those documents gained various degrees of authority in the Anglican church of subsequent centuries. This is a "great books" course, studying those influential documents in their historical context. Extensive reading in primary sources and two papers of seven to ten pages are required.

[Pre-requisite: introductory study of the history of Christianity]

Dates: Fridays, 9:40am-12:30pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Gibbs
Instructor: Stafford
Credits: 3
Course ID: HSST-4802
CRN: FA/17-HSST-4802-1

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Supervised ministry in approved placements in the student's living and learning context, for students in a low-residence program. Weekly on-line check-in. Assignments: a learning covenant, weekly meetings with supervisor, weekly online reflections, keeping a journal, special reports as needed, timely completion of evaluation forms. Pass/Fail only. [Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Auditors excluded.]

Dates: N/A
Location: CDSP
Room: N/A
Instructor: McCall
Credits: 3
Course ID: FE-2091
CRN: FA/17-FE-2091-1

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This course will provide the basic skills and subject familiarity for engagement with graduate-level scholarly practice, including introductions to Anglican spirituality, critical thinking texts, and exposure to classic and contemporary texts in theology and history.

Dates: Monday, 9:40am - 12:30pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Classroom B
Instructor: Snow
Credits: 3
Course ID: RSFT-1615
CRN: FA/17-RSFT-1615-1

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Introduction to the history of the Church, from the second century through the end of the Middle Ages. The course will focus on primary sources attached to key events, with lectures and class discussions. The course will be evaluated through short papers on the primary sources (4 papers of 2-­‐4 pages each) and a final examination. The course is intended for MDiv and MA/MTS students.

Dates: Thursdays, 2:10 - 5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Tucson
Instructor: Stafford
Credits: 3
Course ID: HSST-1114
CRN: FA/17-HSST-1114-1

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This course provides a survey of the Old Testament, focusing on the texts in their historical and literary contexts. Students will learn to read the texts from various perspectives and evaluate the notion of the literature as sacred texts both for ancient readers as well as contemporary faith communities. Evaluation will be based on participation in interactive discussions, content quizzes, written assignments and examinations. [Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Dates: Mondays, 2:10 - 5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Classroom B (previously in A)
Instructor: Gonzalez
Credits: 3
Course ID: OT-1076
CRN: FA/17-OT-1076-1

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This course provides a survey of the Old Testament, focusing on the texts in their historical and literary contexts. Students will learn to read the texts from various perspectives and evaluate the notion of the literature as sacred texts both for ancient readers as well as contemporary faith communities. Evaluation will be based on participation in interactive discussions, content quizzes, written assignments and examinations. [Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Dates: N/A (Online)
Location: CDSP
Room: N/A
Instructor: Gonzalez
Credits: 3
Course ID: OT-8175
CRN: FA/17-OT-8175-1

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This is a basic course with focus on practical application in pastoral ministry based on sound pastoral theological understanding. It will explore all the areas in congregational life in which pastoral ministry might be needed. Based on lectures, readings and conversations, students will be required to develop the appropriate response in certain situations using preaching skills, counseling, and other forms of pastoral ministry. We will also look at the restrictions under which counseling can take place or is required as directed by national or diocesan church canons. Based on role-playing, written reflections and classroom participation students will be graded on a pass/fail basis. Students may also audit the course. This course is intended for M.Div and MA/MTS students. Pass/fail only.

Dates: Thursdays, 9:40am - 12:30pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Classroom A
Instructor: Thornell
Credits: 3
Course ID: PS-1010
CRN: FA/17-PS-1010-1

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Supervised ministry in approved placements, for students in the residential program. Weekly class sessions. Format: Lecture, discussion, and small groups. Assignments: a learning covenant, weekly reflection papers, timely completion of evaluation forms. CDSP students in first year of field education. Pass/Fail only. Students must have made arrangements for an approved placement.

[Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Dates: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30am
Location: CDSP
Room: Gibbs
Instructor: McCall
Credits: 3
Course ID: FE-2180
CRN: FA/17-FE-2180-1
Enrollment max: No limit

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This is a basic (introductory) course in the theory and practice of liturgical preaching. The class will be centered on the practice of preaching by students, as well as the skills of careful listening and the offering of constructive criticism for the benefit of all participants. The particular emphasis of this homiletics course will be on lectionary-based preaching in a eucharistic context. In addition, there will be reading and discussion on various models of homily preparation valuing ecumenical resources, the various texts in any community which contribute to contextualized preaching, as well as some of the important and emerging contemporary issues in preaching.

[Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates: Thursdays, 2:10-5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Chapel
Instructor: Hudgins
Credits: 3
Course ID: HM-2100
CRN: FA/17-HM-2100-1
Max enrollment: 12

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The course will introduce students to the vast repertoire of hymns, service music, and other musical resources available for worship today. Using numerous hymnal resources, recordings, as well as historical and contemporary written materials, students will encounter the vast and diverse musical styles afforded to the church from composers and authors, past and present. In engaging and expanding repertoire, students will "sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, and singing and making melody to the Lord" in their hearts.

Dates: Fridays, 2:10 - 5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Chapel/Gibbs
Instructor: Emblom
Credits: 3
Course ID: RA-1920
CRN: FA/17-RA-1920-1

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Liturgics is a lecture/discussion course in sacramental theology with special attention to sacraments and sacramental rites as acts of the church. Primary focus will be on rites of Christian initiation and eucharist, with a secondary focus on ordination, confession, anointing the sick, marriage, and burial. Particular attention will be given to the Anglican tradition and the rites of the Episcopal Church. Evaluation is through participation based on attendance, required readings, and written assignments. Intended for MDiv and MA/MTS students and those enrolled for the Certificate in Anglican Studies.

[Pre-requisite: introductory course in Christian worship; 25 maximum enrollment; Faculty Consent required; auditors with faculty permission; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates: Tuesdays, 2:10 - 5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Classroom A
Instructor: Meyers
Credits: 3
Course ID: LSST-2106
CRN: FA/17-LSST-2106-1
Enrollment max: 25

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Liturgics is a lecture/discussion course in sacramental theology with special attention to sacraments and sacramental rites as acts of the church. Primary focus will be on the rites of Christian Initiation and eucharist, with a secondary focus on ordination, confession, anointing the sick, marriage, and burial. Particular attention will be given to the Anglican tradition and the rites of the Episcopal Church. Evaluation is based on weekly online assignments and major written assignments; 10-­12 hours per week of reading and online work is required. Intended for MDiv and MA/MTS students and those enrolled for the Certificate in Anglican Studies.

[Pre-requisite: introductory course in Christian worship; Faculty Consent required; auditors with faculty permission; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates:  N/A (Online)
Location:  CDSP
Room:  N/A
Instructor:  Meyers
Credits: 3
Course ID: LSST-8206
CRN: FA/17-LSST-8206-1

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The preparation and offering of choral literature and other liturgical music provides participants with a broader understanding and appreciation of the history and practice of church music. Schola Cantorum sings regularly for CDSP Community Eucharist on Thursday evenings at 5:45pm and a pre-service rehearsal at 5:25pm. [Pass/Fail only.]

Dates: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00pm & 5:30-6:45pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Chapel
Instructor: Emblom
Credits: 1
Course ID: RA-1715
CRN: FA/17-RA-1715-1

This course is the first in a two-course sequence that introduces students to the core topics and methods of Christian systematic theology. Although special emphasis is placed on the Anglican tradition, students encounter the central theologians and theological perspectives necessary for an adequate foundation in Christian theology. In this first course, the theological topics considered are: God, creation, Trinity, christology, theological anthropology, sin and salvation, grace, and pneumatology. The course is taught primarily as a seminar, with the instructor presenting material that is then discussed in depth by the class in order to elucidate the salient terms, debates, and themes of the topic at hand. Writing assignments consisting of reading response papers on class readings and short essays, also based on class readings, are the central requirements.

[Pre-requisite: Church history sequence, introduction to Old Testament, and introduction to the synoptic gospels or their equivalents. Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates: Tuesdays, 2:10-5:00pm
Location: CDSP
Room: Tucson
Instructor: MacDougall
Credits: 3
Course ID: ST-2188
CRN: FA/17-ST-2188-1

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This course is the first in a two-course sequence that introduces students to the core topics and methods of Christian systematic theology. Although special emphasis is placed on the Anglican tradition, students encounter the central theologians and theological perspectives necessary for an adequate foundation in Christian theology. In this first course, the theological topics considered are: God, creation, Trinity, christology, theological anthropology, sin and salvation, grace, and pneumatology. The course is taught primarily as a seminar, with the instructor presenting material that is then discussed in depth by the class in order to elucidate the salient terms, debates, and themes of the topic at hand. Writing assignments consisting of reading response papers on class readings and short essays, also based on class readings, are the central requirements.

[Pre-requisite: Church history sequence, introduction to Old Testament, and introduction to the synoptic gospels or their equivalents. Faculty Consent required; contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..]

Dates: N/A (Online)
Location: CDSP
Room: N/A
Instructor: MacDougall
Credits: 3
Course ID: ST-8218
CRN: FA/17-ST-8218-1

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