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Summer Courses

Make the most of your time to learn and grow this spring and summer by studying God’s Word with Heritage College & Seminary.

Whether you are looking to continue work on your degree or desire the opportunity to dig deeper into God’s Word this summer—Heritage’s Spring & Summer classes offer you the opportunity to study the Bible and grow in your faith through a variety of courses.

  • Courses are available to take for credit or non-credit.
  • Current students can register on myHeritage. Deadline to register is March 25, 2022.

Full Credit:

For those already enrolled in a degree or certificate program at Heritage or who apply to a program in advance.

Non-Credit (audit, no assignments):

  • We encourage you to take the opportunity to continue to learn and grow in your faith at Heritage by taking a non-credit course.
  • Non-credit courses are not graded and do not count toward a Heritage degree; no assignments or exams.
  • Go to DiscoverHeritage.ca/APPLY and click “Audit a Course”.

Heritage College Students:

  • College students will be able to find available Spring and Summer 2022 courses and register on myHeritage.

2022 Spring & Summer Schedule

To discover the classes, we are offering over the Spring and Summer at Heritage, click the link below for the printable version or browse the classes on this page.

2022 Heritage College & Seminary Spring & Summer Schedule

New Intensive Format for Select Spring & Summer 2022 Online Courses

We are excited to announce that six of our courses will be available in a fully online intensive format this spring/summer 2022. Students will have six weeks (instead of the usual twelve) to complete each course, followed by an exam week. Students should budget for twice the work load each week, but courses will be completed in half the time. Note that this means students could take two first year language courses in a single semester: Hebrew Elements I and II, or Greek Elements I and II will both be offered.

The schedule for the intensive online courses is as follows:

  • BOT500-2—Old Testament Intro & Theology with Dr. Ian Vaillancourt: May 9–June 24; exam week June 20–24
  • BNT520-2—Synoptic Gospels with Dr. Wayne Baxter: May 9–June 24; exam week June 20–24
  • LAN511-2— Hebrew Elements I with Dr. Ian Vaillancourt: May 9–June 24; exam week June 20–24
  • LAN512-2— Hebrew Elements II with Dr. Ian Vaillancourt: July 4–Aug 19; exam week Aug 15–19
  • LAN501-2— Greek Elements I with Dr. Wayne Baxter: May 9–June 24; exam week June 20–24
  • LAN502-2— Greek Elements II with Dr. Wayne Baxter: July 4–Aug 19; exam week Aug 15–19

Course Descriptions

Biblical Spirituality for a 'Spiritual' World

Room: 204Monday to FridayJuly 25-299:00am – 5:00pm

According to Alister McGrath, “spirituality is the outworking in real life of a person’s religious faith” - what we do with what we believe. Clearly, if the framework by which we understand Christian spirituality is unbiblical, then our conclusions regarding Christian spirituality will be unbiblical. That said, the purpose of this course is to study the biblical foundations of Christian spirituality. In so doing, we will avail ourselves of our rich evangelical heritage (Patristic, Medieval, Reformed, & Puritan) to inform our pursuit and practice of biblical spirituality.

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REL401-1 (College)

REL401-23 (College)

SPF512-1 (Seminary)

SPF512-23 (Seminary)

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Biblical Theology

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

The focus of the Bible is on the Triune God and His redemptive plan for fallen humanity and creation. The Bible, though written by a variety of people in different locations and time, presents a unified message from God through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, it is God’s message to humanity, in particular, the message of His work in history to redeem humans and creation from the bondage of sin and death, and reconcile all things to Himself. The focus of this message is upon Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who is God’s agent for this restoration. This course will present this Christological redemptive plan as it is given from Genesis to Revelation—from Creation to the Fall to Redemption to the New Creation. As we progress in our study of God’s unfolding plan of restoration we will be attentive to the unity of the Bible, but also its literary, cultural and temporal diversity.

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THS651-2 (Seminary)

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Canadian Evangelicalism

Room: 102May 20-21 & June 10-11Combination of Friday and Saturday times9:00am – 5:00pm Saturdays1:00pm - 8:00pm Fridays

Historically Canadian Evangelicalism has displayed a fervent commitment to the Scriptures as the final authority for doctrine and practice, a focus on the cross of Christ, an emphasis on the vital necessity of personal conversion, a vigorous activism, and a fascination with the work of the Holy Spirit. This course explores the way in which these five marks have characterized the Canadian Evangelical landscape across a variety of denominations from the 1770s to the present day.

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HIS401-1 (College)

HIS401-23 (College)

THH606-1 (Seminary)

THH606-23 (Seminary)

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Church History I

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

Through the analysis of texts (in translation), a detailed study will be made of the Early Church from the Apostolic Fathers to the Synod of Whitby (664 A.D.). Special attention is given to: evangelization of the Roman Empire and the British Isles, the relationship of the Church and State, and the development of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.

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THH520-2 (Seminary)

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Church History II

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

A detailed study of the Reformation, Puritanism, the Eighteenth Century Evangelical Revival, and modern church history will be completed in this course. These events are examined through readings in authors such as: Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Owens, Richard Baxter, John and Charles Wesley, Jonathan Edwards, B.B. Warfield, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and D.M. Lloyd-Jones.

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THH530-2 (Seminary)

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English Placement Exam

Mrs. Theresa BeachOnline

This exam will evaluate your preparedness for academic writing at the university level. The grammar section consists of a number of multiple-choice questions evaluating parts of speech, punctuation, capitalisation, word usage, and other components of English grammar. The essay-writing section consists of a multiple-choice test that evaluates your knowledge of research and academic writing, and a writing test that evaluates your ability to compose a thesis essay based on a short article you will be given. Because of the time constraints, you will not be expected to research the topic of the essay, but must still respond to the prompt you will be given and to create a clear thesis with good argumentation. The essay prompts are all based on current events or issues that are commonly- or easily-discussed.

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DQU000-2 (College)

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Ethics

Dr. Cyril GuéretteOnline

The course will present an overview of the various options in ethical decision-making as outlined in philosophy and theology and as used by the common person. A specific model for Christian ethics will be presented. Students will be challenged to develop their own personal ethical system and to employ that system in analyzing a range of contemporary social and personal ethical questions.
Prerequisites: PHI101 Intro to Philosophy OR REL123 Hermeneutics

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PHI152-2 (College)

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General Psychology

Prof. Nancy WahlOnline

Gives an introduction to the science of human behaviour beginning with historical development in the rise of “schools” and the scientific method in the study of human relationships. Attention is given to causal factors such as the physical organism, human development, learning perception, motivation, emotion, and attitudes. Special emphasis is made to formulate a view of human personality in the light of biblical teaching and Christian philosophy.

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PCS101-2 (College)

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Great Women of the Christian Faith

Dr. Linda ReedOnline

This course presents an overview of church history through readings and extensive study of the lives of exemplary women, beginning with women in Scripture and continuing through history to the revivals of the 18th century. Students will also become acquainted with pioneer missionary women and writers that contributed to evangelical thought. Through this overview of women such as Perpetua, Macrina, Lady Jane Grey, Phillis Wheatley, Amy Carmichael and Elisabeth Elliot, we are challenged to “consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith” (Heb 13:7b). Students will grow in their awareness of the lives of these women, as well as understand more clearly the overall sweep of church history.

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HIS361-2 (College)

THH603-2 (Seminary)

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Greek Elements I

Dr. Wayne BaxterOnline
A schedule for this course is not yet published.

These courses introduce the student to basic Greek morphology (forms) and syntax (grammar/function). The objective is primarily one of recognition, rather than reproduction, of forms and functional categories. This skill level is essential for the effective use of Greek-English tools and an interlinear text.

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LAN501-2 (Seminary)

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Greek Elements II

Dr. Wayne BaxterOnline

These courses introduce students to the Greek language, providing basic grammar and syntax. They bring the student to the point where he or she is able to translate selected portions of the Greek New Testament.

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LAN202-2 (College)

LAN502-2 (Seminary)

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Hebrew Elements I

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline

This introduction to the Hebrew language initiates the student to basic Hebrew morphology (forms) as well as syntax (grammar/ function). The motivating philosophy is to equip the student to work competently in the Hebrew text. The student learns to recognize the various Hebrew forms and functional categories in order to utilize the plethora of language tools; from interlinear texts to computer programs.

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LAN211-2 (College)

LAN511-2 (Seminary)

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Hebrew Elements II

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline

This introduction to the Hebrew language initiates the student to basic Hebrew morphology (forms) as well as syntax (grammar/ function). The motivating philosophy is to equip the student to work competently in the Hebrew text. The student learns to recognize the various Hebrew forms and functional categories in order to utilize the plethora of language tools; from interlinear texts to computer programs.

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LAN221-2 (College)

LAN512-2 (Seminary)

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Hebrew Exegesis

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline

Hebrew Exegesis is designed to build on the Hebrew Elements courses with the goal of enhancing one’s vocabulary and one’s understanding of Hebrew syntax. Consequently, the student will be better equipped to translate and interpret the Hebrew Bible. Attention is given to principles of interpretation as they inform effective preaching and teaching of the Old Testament.

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LAN402-2 (College)

LAN611-2 (Seminary)

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Hermeneutics

Dr. David G. BarkerOnline

THIS COURSE REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF FIVE STUDENTS IN ORDER TO RUN. IF THE MINIMUM IS NOT MET, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED AND UN-ENROLLED.

This course studies the principles of biblical interpretation, including an emphasis on the various literary genres used in the Bible.

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LAN550-2 (Seminary)

REL123-2 (College)

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History of the Church: from the Apostles to the Present

Mr. Andrew SongOnline

This course will be a survey of the history of Christianity from the post-apostolic period to the 21st century. Special attention will be given to significant individuals, movements and doctrinal developments.

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HIS321-2 (College)

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Intro to Christian Theology I

Mr. Jonathan ClelandOnline

A survey of Christian doctrine from an evangelical perspective concerning the nature and method of theology, doctrine of revelation, the attributes and works of God, the Trinity, humanity, and sin. Attention is paid to varieties of theological methods and perspectives.

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THE201-2 (College)

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Intro to Christian Theology II

Mr. Jonathan ClelandOnline

This course surveys Christian doctrine from an evangelical perspective concerning the person and work of Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and final things.

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THE202-2 (College)

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Intro to New Testament Studies

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

This course is designed to introduce the student to the canonical books of the New Testament by examining each of the 27 books individually as well as in relation to other books of the Old and New Testaments. Discussion of authorship, dating, provenance, audience, purpose, theological themes, and outline is provided for each book . The student will also be introduced to some of the important contemporary issues surrounding New Testament studies including the synoptic problem, the historical Jesus studies, and Jewish background to the New Testament studies.

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REL122-2 (College)

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Intro to Old Testament Studies

Dr. David G. BarkerOnline

This general survey course of the Old Testament relates each book to the total scope of the Bible. This is a foundational study intended to provide a general understanding of the Old Testament. Particular emphasis is given to the authorship, historical situations, major contributions of each book, and the importance of each book in terms of the development of redemptive history.

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REL121-2 (College)

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Intro to Philosophy

Dr. Cyril GuéretteOnline

This is an introductory survey of philosophical issues, methods, and significant personalities. Areas covered include logic, epistemology, metaphysics, religion, and ethics. For each area key terminology, concepts, and philosophers are discussed.

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PHI101-2 (College)

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Isaiah

Dr. Jon KorkidakisOnline

This exposition of the Book of Isaiah is based on a careful analysis of the structure and rhetorical development of the book with a view to clarify the message and theology for the people of God then and now.

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BOT272-2 (College)

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John

Dr. Jon KorkidakisOnline

This course is a detailed exposition of John’s gospel. Attention is given to John’s unique purpose as well as the background against which he is writing. Exposition of the text emphasizes its contribution to Christology.

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BNT334-2 (College)

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New Testament Introduction & Theology

Dr. Wayne BaxterOnline

This course is a study of the teaching and theology of the New Testament. The different books will be set in their respective political, social, historical, religious, and literary contexts in order to understand each book on its own terms, thus enabling the student to apply their teaching in a contemporary setting. Some basic critical issues to be covered include the origin, transmission, historical reliability, and canonization of the New Testament. Course prerequisite: BNT520-1 Synoptic Gospels.

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BNT500-2 (Seminary)

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Old Testament Introduction & Theology

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline
May 9 - June 24Intensive Format

This course will introduce students to the most fundamental aspects of Old Testament studies. Prominent approaches to the text will be assessed from an evangelical perspective. Students will gain an understanding of key passages, key themes, and the overall purpose and content of the various books of the Old Testament. Emphasis will also be placed on a big picture understanding of the Old Testament as a whole. In so doing, the course will equip students to read the first three quarters of the Bible as Christian Scripture that bears witness to Christ and speaks powerfully to the 21st century church and world.

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BOT500-2 (Seminary)

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Old Testament in the New Testament

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline
A schedule for this course is not yet published.

This course investigates the claims of the NT authors as they were reflecting on the OT message. We will investigate their methods of interpreting the OT within the context of early Judaism, the various uses they made of the OT, and the effect of their interpretations. The continuity of Scripture, scholarly viewpoints on the relationship between the testaments, principles for interpreting the NT, and implications for nurturing our faith will be discussed.

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BOT795-2 (Seminary)

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Pentateuch

Dr. Ian VaillancourtOnline

A study of the first five books of the Old Testament with emphasis on the historical background to their composition, the literary structure of each book, the social context of the books, issues of content and interpretation, and their theology and message for both then and now. The course will emphasize the ongoing canonical reading and application of these books throughout Israel’s history and into the life of the church.

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BOT520-2 (Seminary)

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Philippians

Dr. Wayne BaxterOnline

This course will examine Paul’s letter to the Philippians in light of the social, historical, religious, and political contexts of Paul and the church in Philippi in order to understand its message accurately and apply its teaching to the church today.

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BNT656-2 (Seminary)

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Preaching Narrative

Room: 201 A/BMay 25-279:00am – 5:00pm

This course introduces students to the challenges and opportunities of preaching sermons from biblical narratives. It provides an interactive overview of the exegetical and homilietical tasks and provides students with two opportunities to preach two narrative sermons without notes.

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HOM683-1 (Seminary)

HOM683-23 (Seminary)

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Progress of Redemption

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

This course presents the Christological redemptive plan as it is given from Genesis to Revelation—from Creation to the Fall to Redemption to the New Creation. Attention is given to the unity of the Bible and its literary, cultural, and temporal diversity.

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REL202-2 (College)

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Psalms

Room: 204May 13-14 and 27-28Combination of Friday and Saturday times9:00am – 5:00pm Saturdays1:00pm - 9:00pm Fridays

Course limited to senior college students.

This course introduces the Psalter, and then discusses the various types of psalms (praise, thanksgiving, lament, etc). The emphasis is on correct interpretation, personal application, and meaningful exposition for God’s people today.

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BOT261-1 (College)

BOT261-23 (College)

BOT652-1 (Seminary)

BOT652-23 (Seminary)

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Revelation

Dr. David CampbellMulti-Modal
Saturdays – June 11 & July 9Room: 2029:00am – 4:00pm

This analysis of Revelation emphasizes the importance of a consistent hermeneutical approach. Special attention is given to the book as an example of apocalyptic literature.

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BNT391-1 (College)

BNT391-23 (College)

BNT690-1 (Seminary)

BNT690-23 (Seminary)

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Romans

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

The Epistle to the Romans is the most comprehensive and systematic expression of the gospel in the New Testament. It deals at length with such important subjects as sin, justification, sanctification, God’s sovereign plan of salvation concerning Israel and the Gentiles, as well as instructions for the church on such issues as spiritual gifts, grey areas, and responsibility to the government. If the student is able to grasp the general contents of this epistle she/he is not only more firmly grounded in the truth but is also better equipped to explain the gospel to those who are non-Christians. This course will involve exposition of the epistle with attention given to outline, setting, background, and key themes.

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BNT352-2 (College)

BNT641-2 (Seminary)

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Synoptic Gospels

Dr. Wayne BaxterOnline

This course is a survey of the life and teachings of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels, including historical, social, political, and geographical background to his life and times. The basic critical issues concerning the writing of the Synoptic Gospels will be examined.

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BNT520-2 (Seminary)

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The Writings of John

Saturdays – May 14 & June 18Room: 2039:00am – 4:00pm

This subject examines the Johannine corpus within the New Testament (the Gospel, the letters, and Revelation). It addresses literary and historical evidence that Johannine Christianity was a distinctive development within early Christianity with its own literature. Emphasis is given to the setting, genre, content and theology of these writings and how his message applies to the church today.

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BNT683-1 (Seminary)

BNT683-23 (Seminary)

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Theological Foundations I

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

This is the first in a two-term sequence of courses, which survey the major areas of Christian theology from an evangelical and baptistic perspective. This first course will deal with theological method; the nature and works of God; the Bible as divine revelation; and humanity as created and fallen.

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THS501-2 (Seminary)

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Theological Foundations II

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

This is the second in a two-term sequence of courses, which survey the major areas of Christian theology from an evangelical and baptistic perspective. This second course deals with the person and work of Christ, the Holy Spirit, the many facets of salvation, and final things (in technical terms: christology, pneumatology, soteriology, and eschatology).

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THS502-2 (Seminary)

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Theology of Church & Ministry

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

This course is a foundational study of the theology and philosophy of the church and church leadership. Attention will be given to the biblical images and instructions given to the church and its leadership.

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THS522-2 (Seminary)

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Typical Problems in Biblical Counselling

Room: 203May 6-7 and June 3-4Combination of Friday and Saturday times9:00am – 5:00pm Saturdays1:00pm - 8:00pm Fridays

This course will involve the conceptualization and counselling methodology for problems typically encountered in Biblical Counseling. Biblical formulations and secular approaches will be compared and contrasted.

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PCS514-1 (Seminary)

PCS514-23 (Seminary)

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Worldview & Culture

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

Our advanced technology has created a global village where we find ourselves in contact with many different competing world views vying directly or indirectly for our allegiance. In this course primary emphasis is given to an analytical and critical examination of the Christian worldview in light of our contemporary modern and postmodern culture. It will address such subjects as the problem of evil, the meaning of life, morality, revelation, miracles and truth. Other religions or philosophical belief systems will be touched on and critiqued from a Christian point of view along the way.

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THS540-2 (Seminary)

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Worldviews, Christianity & Culture

Dr. Barry HowsonOnline

Our advanced technology has created a global village where we find ourselves in contact with many different competing worldviews vying directly or indirectly for our allegiance. In this course primary emphasis is given to an analytical and critical examination of the Christian worldview in light of our contemporary modern and postmodern culture. It will address such subjects as the problem of evil, the meaning of life, morality, revelation, miracles, and truth. Other religions or philosophical belief systems will be presented and critiqued from a Christian point of view as group projects.

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REL201-2 (College)

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