Course Information

Toronto School of Theology Course Catalogue 


Please be advised that there will be no UC Polity course offered in the 2015-16 academic year.


*All students should refer to their program checklist in the EC Student Handbook to determine course selection, and should contact their Program Director if they have questions.

2016 Summer Timetable (revised Mar 30 2016)

2016 Fall Timetable (revised Feb 29 2016)

2017 Winter Timetable (revised Feb 29 2016)

2013-2016 Timetable Archive



EMB1003H        Old Testament I

EMB1501H        New Testament I

EMB1506H        New Testament II

EMB1511H        New Testament Greek I

EMB1512H        New Testament Greek II

EMB2004H        Old Testament II

EMB2005H        Old Testament III: Prophecy

EMB2013H        Biblical Hebrew I

EMB2014H        Biblical Hebrew II

EMB3654H        Gospel of Mark and Christian Origins

EMB5002H        Greek Texts of Early Roman Empire

EMB5347H        Wisdom in Second Temple Judaism

EMB5401H        Qumram: Scripture and Worship

EMB5703H        Paul: Biographical Problems


EMF3020Y        Contextual Education

EMF3130H        Ministry Integration Seminar


EMH1010H        History of Christianity I (to AD 843)

EMH2010H        History of Christianity II (843-1648)

EMH2210H        History of Christianity III (1648-present)

EMH3371H        Varieties of North American Christianity

EMH3570H        Issues in United Church History

EMH3801H        Christianity & Crisis in North America

TXH3806H        Calvin, Wesley, & Canada

EMH3813H        The History of Christianity in the United States

EMH5372H        Religion & Public Life in Canada

EMH6801H        Christianity & Crisis in North America

EMH6813H        The History of Christianity in the United States

EMH6371H        Varieties of North American Christianity


EMP1021H            Leading Congregations through Conflict and Change

EMP1101H            Worship I: Foundations of Christian Public Worship

EMP1301H            Homiletics I

EMP1431H            Education and Faith Formation

EMP1601H            Context and Ministry

EMP1741H            Care and Community

EMP2011H            Buddhist Contemplative Care

EMP2015H            Buddhism & Psychotherapy

EMP2019H            Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

EMP2103H            Worship II: Pastoral Occasions and Liturgical Praxis

EMP2141H            Congregational/Parish Dynamics (cancelled)

EMP2206H            Ministry without Prayer

EMP2520H            Mindfulness and Counselling in the Community (Buddhism)

EMP2731H            Ministry of Governance and Administration

EMP2805H            Worship Planning

EMP2831H            Communication Rights & Religion

EMP2861H            Songs of the Church

EMP2875H            Toronto School of Theology Choir

EMP3014H            Writing Religion

EMP3266H            Spirituality and Health

EMP3304H            The New Homiletic

EMP3307H            Homiletics II: Preaching in Ministry

EMP3323H            African American Preaching

EMP3413H            Adult Learning for Transformation: Educating for Justice (Winter 2016 cancelled)

for Transformation: Educating for Justice
EMP3476H            Creativity and Spirituality

EMP3521H            Professional Ethics in Pastoral Ministry/Spiritual Care

EMP3546H            Theories and Methods in Pastoral Counselling and Marriage and
Family Therapy

EMP3559H            Ministry with Dying and Grieving Persons

            Religious Peacebuilding

EMP3672H            Wesleyan Foundations for Church and Community in Canada

EMP3855H            Global and Contemporary Worship Song Leadership

EMP3858H            Sacred Music in Christian History: An Overview

EMP5005H            Practical Theology Research Methods

EMP5120H            Liturgical Theology

EMP5302H            Learning from the History of Preaching

EMP5304H            The New Homiletic

EMP5323H            Learning from African American Preaching

EMP5325H            Rhetoric and Poetics

EMP5354H            Preaching and Cultures

EMP5005H            Practical Theology Research Methods

EMP6014H            Writing Religion

EMP6307H            Preaching in Ministry

EMP6619H            Religious Peacebuilding

EMP6855H            Global and Contemporary Worship Song Leadership


EMT1101H            Theology I

EMT1801H            Intensive Arabic

EMT1851H            Qur'an I

EMT2102H            Theology II

EMT2630H            Buddhist Ethics

EMT2631H            Foundational Tenets and Practices of Buddhism

EMT2811H            Women, Gender, and Islam

EMT2812H            Qur'an II: Islamic Thought and the Bible

EMT2902H            Christian Ethics in Context

EMT3020H            Intertwined Texts: Bible and Qur'an in Dialogue

EMT3101H            Biography and Thought: Study of the Life of Muhammad          

KNT3271H            Doctrines of Reconciliation

EMT3412H            Confessing Our Faith

EMT3451H            Mission and Religious Pluralism

EMT3542H            20th Century Protestant Theology

EMT3604H            Becoming Intercultural Communities

EMT3607H            Islamic Thought in the Classical Age (7-13 Cent CE)

EMT3608H            Islamic Thought in the Modern Age (18 -21 Cent. CE)

EMT3610H            Religious Thought and Spirituality in Islam

EMT3664H            Engaging Aboriginal Theologies

EMT3672H            Theology, Violence, and Peace

EMT3809H            Queer Christian Theologies (Winter 2016 cancelled)

EMT3873H            Law, Ethics, and Society

EMT3967H            Public Vocation of Christian Churches: Common Good, Social Ethics

EMT6542H            20th Century Protestant Theology

EMT5605H            Theological Method and Hermeneutics

EMT5912H            Theological Method

EMT5943H            Transformative Women's Work in Theology and Ethics

EMT6020H            Intertwined Texts: Bible and Qur'an in Dialogue

EMT6101H           Biography and Thought: Study of the Life of Muhammad

EMT6607H            Islamic Thought in the Classical Age (7-13 Cent CE)

EMT6608H           Islamic Thought in the Modern Age (18 -21 Cent. CE)

EMT6610H            Religious Thought & Spirituality in Islam

EMT6664H            Engaging Aboriginal Theologies

            Theology, Violence, and Peace

EMT6809H            Queer Christian Theologies (Winter 2016 cancelled)

EMT6873H            Law, Ethics, and Society

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