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Current Courses

COURSE OFFERINGS  January Term 2021
ETHICS IN INTERCULTURAL CONTEXT (DRR) (all programs) 

FACULTY: Terry LeBlanc


This course is an intercultural, contextual introduction to central issues in Christian ethics, with attention to the way in which moral reflection interacts with philosophy and culture. The course explores biblical-theological foundations for ethics, the role of scripture and Jesus’ example in ethical formulation, and deals with major contemporary topics including gender, sexuality, marriage, euthanasia, war, bioethics, wealth and poverty.

MAIS
MLDR 548

MTS
THEO IS11

MA-INCD
THEO 6513

THEOLOGY I: INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES (all programs) 

FACULTY: Damian Costello


This course is a theological reflection focused on the concept of community. It will examine the Christian doctrines of creation, fall, and redemption, identifying God’s community-creating purpose in the world. Other issues examined include evil and the fall in their spiritual and cosmic dimensions, ecology and the cultural mandate. The course will include understandings of the nature and origins of community as portrayed within Indigenous cosmologies and spiritual perspectives. 

MAIS
CHTH 552

MTS
THEO IS06

MA-INCD
THEO 5503

HEBREW SCRIPTURE FOUNDATIONS (all programs) 

FACULTY: Andy Reimer


A general introduction to the historical, sociological, and theological context in which the Hebrew Scriptures came into existence, this course will provide the student with an understanding of the major emphases of the texts. In addition, the student will be introduced to themes of community life and praxis in the Hebrew Scriptures that find parallels in historical Indigenous worldviews of creation and Creator. The course will use community understandings, models and paradigms as a basis for comparison.

MAIS
BIST 506

MTS
OLDT IS02

MA-INCD
BIBL 5503

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NAIITS - An Indigenous Learning Community
NAIITS An Indigenous Learning Community (formerly the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies) is one of two members of Indigenous Pathways (IP), a nonsectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to working together with the Indigenous community NAIITS’ focus within IP is the development and articulation of Indigenous perspectives in theology and practice. We encourage Indigenous learning styles and world views in our instruction as we facilitate the development of a body of work addressing biblical, theological, and ethical issues from Indigenous perspectives. NAIITS currently has five program partnerships offering graduate, and post-graduate degree or award programs.
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