Graduate Courses

CURRENT COURSES

FALL 2016

THO 6359/6376 – Comparative Study of Spiritual Traditions/Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Professor Brian Butcher
Monday 5:30 – 8:30 pm and online
THO 6359: Comparative theological study of one or more Christian spiritual traditions and one or more spiritual traditions within other religions to highlight their views of the world, human reality and salvation.
THO 6376: In-depth reading, analysis and evaluation of basic spiritual classics of Eastern Christianity from the fourth century to the present.
Course Description
Please note that lectures for this course are attended either all in classroom or all remotely. Remote can be live with participation through audio, video, and/or chat, or by viewing the recorded lecture, which can also be reviewed by those taking the in-classroom option.

THO 6378 – Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Professor Peter Galadza
Thursday 9 am – 12 pm
An examination of various research tools related to Eastern Christianity and religion in general. An overview of key methods in Eastern Christian exegesis, theology, liturgy, spirituality and Church history and their interface with modern and classical Western approaches.
Course Description

THO 6392 – The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons
Professor Andriy Chirovsky
Tuesday 1:30 – 4:30 pm and online
Historical analysis of Eastern Christian institutions, movements or persons in the early, “medieval,” or modern periods of one or several of the various Eastern Churches, e.g. pre- and post- Nicene developments; Byzantium; pre-Ephesian and pre-Chalcedonian Churches; the Slavic missions and Kyivan Rus’; the Turkocrateia and subsequent liberation; later Rus’ Christianity; the Tsarist era; modern persecution; the Eastern Christian “diaspora.”
Course Description
Please note that lectures for this course are attended either all in classroom or all remotely. Remote can be live with participation through audio, video, and/or chat, or by viewing the recorded lecture, which can also be reviewed by those taking the in-classroom option. The professor also lectures remotely through live video conferencing.

WINTER 2017

THO 6352 – Studies in Eastern Christianity
Professor Brian Butcher
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12 pm
Course description not available.
Please note that lectures for this course are attended either all in classroom or all remotely. Remote can be live with participation through audio, video, and/or chat, or by viewing the recorded lecture, which can also be reviewed by those taking the in-classroom option.

THO 6397 – Foundational Texts in East-West Ecumenism
Professor Andrew Onuferko
Wednesday, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
In-depth reading, analysis and evaluation of key documents that have shaped East-West rapprochement from 1902 to the present.

 


PAST COURSES

FALL 2015

THO 6310w Theological Hermeneutics
Professor Jean-Francois Gosselin | Course Description

THO 6376 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Professor Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Professor Peter Galadza | Course Description

WINTER 2016

THO 6375 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Church History
Professor Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Professor Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

THO 6392 The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movement, Persons: Sources for the Study of Kyivan Church History in the Pre-Mongolian Period
Professor Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

FALL 2014

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

THO 6388 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical Theology
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

WINTER 2015

THO 6376 Foundational Texts in Spirituality
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

THO 6381 Contemporary Eastern Theology
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

THO 6710 Herméneutique Théologique
Prof. Jean-François Gosselin | Course Description

FALL 2013

THO 6352 Studies in Eastern Christianity: Women in the Eastern Christian Tradition
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

WINTER 2014

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

THO 6392 The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons: The Eastern Catholic Churches at Vatican II
Prof. François Beyrouti | Course Description

THO 6397 Foundational Texts in East-West Ecumenism
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

THO 6759 Étude comparée de traditions spirituelles, la spiritualité du christianisme orientale
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

FALL 2012

THO 6376/6359 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course description

THO 6378 Resource and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course description

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course description

WINTER 2013

THO 6375 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Church History
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6392 The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons: Twentieth-Century Eastern Christian Sacramental Theology Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6710 Herméneutique Théologique
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

FALL 2011

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutic
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

THO 6377 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical History
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

WINTER 2012

THO 6376 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Prof. Brian Butcher | Course Description

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis: The Book of Isaiah and its Interpretation through the Ages
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

THO 6381 Contemporary Eastern Theology: 20th Century Orthodox Theology – The “Atheistic Christ” of Anthony Bloom (Metropolitan of Sourozh) and Kenotic Theology
Prof. Roman Rytsar | Course Description

FALL 2010

THO 6350/6370 Contemporary Theology I: Contemporary Pneumatology in Ecumenical Dialogue
Prof. Achiel Peelman | Course description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course description

THO 6388 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical Theology
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course description

WINTER 2011

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

THO 6348 History and Theology I: The Holy Spirit in History
Cancelled

THO 6376 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Prof. Maxym Lysack | Course Description

THO 6392 The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

FALL 2009

THO 6375 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Church History
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6397 Foundational Texts in East-West Ecumenism
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

THO 6398 Interreligious Issues and the Christian East
Prof. Symeon Rodger | Course Description

WINTER 2010

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. JamesPambrun | Course Description

THO 6350 Contemporary Theology I: Vatican II: Did Anything Happen?
Prof. Catherine Clifford | Course Description

THO 6392 Iconography and the Spiritual Tradition of Hesychasm: The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons
Prof. Nazari Polataiko | Course Description

FALL 2008

THO 6252 Studies in Eastern Christianity: The Millenium of the Laity: The Emerging Role of the Laity in the Mission of the Church
Prof. Michael Kwiatkowski | Course Description

THO 6377 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical History
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

WINTER 2009

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis: The Book of Isaiah and its Interpretation through the Ages
Prof. Andrew Onuferko | Course Description

THO 6710 Herméneutique Théologique
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

THO 6381 Contemporary Eastern Theology: 20th Century Orthodox Theology
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

FALL 2007

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6388 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical Theology
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6397 Foundational Texts in East-West Ecumenism
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

WINTER 2008

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. John van den Hengel | Course Description

THO 6376 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

FALL 2006

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. James Pambrun | Course Description

THO 6375 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Church History
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky | Course Description

THO 6388 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical Theology
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

WINTER 2007

THO 6319/6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis
Prof. Marina Greatrex | Course Description

THO 6387 Issues in Eastern Christian Liturgical History: Byzantine Hymnography
Prof. Peter Galadza | Course Description

THO 6792 Histoire des institutions, mouvements, et personnages importants du christianisme oriental: L’école parisienne de la pensée orthodoxe russe
Prof. John Jillions | Course Description

FALL 2005

THO 6377 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Liturgical History
Prof. Peter Galadza

THO 6378 Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Prof. John Jillions

THO 6382 Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6388 Issues in Eastern Christian Liturgical Theology: The Legacy of A. Schmemann
Prof. Peter Galadza

WINTER 2006

THO 6310 Theological Hermeneutics
Prof. James Pambrun

THO 6350 Contemporary Theology
Prof. Achiel Peelman

THO 6352 Studies in Eastern Christianity: Papacy, Patriarchates and Ecumenism
Prof. Andriy Chirovsky

FALL 2004

THO 7286/7686 Research Seminar – Both Sessions
Rev. Achiel Peelman

THO 6376 Mystical-Ascetical Approaches to Eastern Christian Studies: Major Ascetical and Mystical Themes in Early Christian Desert and Monastic Literature
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6377 Theological and Historical Approaches to Eastern Christian Liturgy: Byzantine Funeral Rites
Very Rev. Peter Galadza

THO6381A Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905–1988)
Rev. Achiel Peelman

WINTER 2005

THO7286/7686 Research Seminar – Both Sessions
Rev. Achiel Peelman

THO 6352 Studies in Eastern Christianity: Classical Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis: The Eastern Church Fathers and the Writings of Paul
Very Rev. John Jillions

THO 6381B Contemporary Eastern Theology: Health and Healing in the Byzantine Tradition
Rev. Robert Hutcheon

FALL 2003

THO 6375 Ethnoreligious Conflict in the Christian East
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6376 Maladies of the Soul: Patristic and Modern Approaches to Psychotherapy
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6381 The Life and Theology of Georges Florovsky
Prof. Richard Schneider

WINTER 2004

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis
Rev. Andrew T. Onuferko

THO 6388 Classical Texts in Eastern Liturgy from Chrysostom to Schmemann
Very Rev. John Jillions

THO 6392 The History of Eastern Christian Institutions, Movements, Persons: Hyrhorii Skovoroda: A Secular Monk
Rev. Ihor Kutash

FALL 2002

THO 7286/7686 Research Seminar: The Use and Abuse of “Historical Truth”
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6352 Ecumenism and Eastern Christianity Medieval Church Art in East and West
Prof. Richard Schneider

THO 6377 Theological and Historical Approaches to Eastern Christian Liturgy: English Translation of Byzantine Liturgical Texts: Historical, Methodological & Theological Issues
Very Rev. Peter Galadza

WINTER 2003

THO 7286/7686 Research Seminar: The Use and Abuse of “Historical Truth”
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6376 Mystical – Ascetical Approaches to Eastern Christian Studies: “The Spiritual – Theological Legacy of Maximos the Confessor”
Prof. Pavlos Koumarianos

THO 6380 Patristic Theology: Patristic Texts on Holiness and Poverty
Prof. Mary Marrocco

THO 6392 The Legacy of Alexander Schmemann
Very Rev. Peter Galadza

FALL 2001

THO 7286/7686 Research Seminar: The Hymnographic Texts of Churches of the Byzantine Tradition
Very Rev. Peter Galadza

THO 6375 Women in Christian East
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6398 Inter-religious Issues
Rev. Alexander Baran

WINTER 2002

THO 7286/7686 Research Seminar: The Hymnographic Texts of Churches of the Byzantine Tradition
Very Rev. Peter Galadza

THO 6376 Ascesis and Sacramental Life in Antinomic Tension
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6379 Byzantine Lectionary: Structure and Theology
Rev. Andrew T. Onuferko

THO 6392 Theological Anthropology of the Cappadocians
Prof. Verna Harrison

FALL 2000

THO 7285/7685 Research Seminar: Antinomic Method in Eastern Christian Mystical and Ascetical Theology
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6375 Theological and Historical Approaches to Eastern Christian Studies
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6377 Theological and Historical Approaches to Eastern Christian Liturgy: Byzantine Funeral Rites
Very Rev. Galadza

THO 6387 Issues in Eastern Christian Liturgical History: Byzantine Liturgy Under Ottoman Rule
Prof. L. Kamperidis

WINTER 2001

THO 7285/7685 Research Seminar: Antinomic Method in Eastern Christian Mystical and Ascetical Theology
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis: Patristic Exegesis – Alexandrian School
Prof. C. Kannengiesser

THO 6392 History of Eastern Christian Person: Ephraim the Syrian & Syraic Theology
Rev. E. El Hayek

FALL 1999

THO 7285/7685 Ethnoreligious Conflict: Towards a Responsible Theology of Reconciliation / Le Conflict Ethno-Religieux: vers une Théologie Responsible de la Réconciliation (Research Seminar)
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6376 Mystical-Ascetical Approaches to Eastern Christian Spirituality: The Philokalia and Early Kyivan Texts
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky

THO 6377 Theological and Historical Approaches to Eastern Christian Liturgy: The Triodion – History and Theology
Prof. Andrew Quinlan

WINTER 2000

THO 7285/7685 Ethnoreligious Conflict: Towards a Responsible Theology of Reconciliation / Le Conflict Ethno-Religieux: vers une Théologie Responsible de la Réconciliation (Research Seminar)
Prof. Andrii Krawchuk

THO 6352 Sources of Byzantine Canon Law
Rev. David Motiuk

THO 6379 Issues in Eastern Christian Hermeneutics and Exegesis: Antiochene Exegesis in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries
Prof. C. Kannengiesser

THO 6387 Issues in Eastern Christian Liturgical History: Byzantine and Ukrainian Church Architecture
Prof. V. Mezentsev

FALL 1998

THO 6364 Liturgy, Theology and Spirituality: The Legacy of Alexander Schmemann
Rev. Peter Galadza

FALL 1997

THO 6348 The Cappadocians: Framers of Theology and Spirituality of the Holy Trinity
Rev. Andriy Chirovsky