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MTS class discussion

A summary of TS course offerings for the current and upcoming terms is listed below. You can also view a detailed list of course descriptions.

For additional information regarding times, instructors, rooms, enrolment numbers, etc., visit Waterloo's Schedule of Graduate Classes and select:

  • Winter 2021 = 1211
  • Spring 2021 = 1215
  • Winter 2021 = 1219
  • Choose "TS" as the subject and leave the course number box blank for a complete list of courses offered for each term.
Key:
M - Monday T - Tuesday W - Wednesday Th - Thursday
F - Friday N/A - Not available TBA - To be announced

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Spring 2021

Spring 2021 courses will be offered remotely. Spring courses (excluding SEMs or reading courses) are offered as two week intensives.

Course ID Course name Instructor Schedule
TS 678
 

Supervised Experience in Ministry I

Jane Kuepfer Arrange
TS 679
 

Supervised Experience in Ministry II

Jane Kuepfer Arrange
TS 674
 
Church As Mission Bruxy Cavey

May 10 - 21

M-F 2 - 3:30 pm

TS 691 Directed Readings in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 692 Explorations in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 755 Preaching Allan Rudy-Froese

May 31 - June 11

M-F 10:30 am - 12 pm

TS 796/
TS 799
Thesis Preparation   Arrange

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Fall 2021

In fall 2021, courses will have either remote or in-person meetings. Students enrolling in courses with in-person meetings must commit to attending courses at Grebel.

Course ID Course name Instructor Meeting Time Meeting Format and location
TS 600 Thinking Theologically Jeremy Bergen Th, 1:00-2:30 pm Remote
TS 610 Studying the Old Testament Derek Suderman T, 1:00 - 4:00 pm In-Person, CG 2202
TS 612 Teaching the Bible Derek Suderman T, 5:30 -8:00 pm In-Person, CG 2202
TS 642* Radical Reformation David Neufeld T, 2:30 - 3:50 pm In-Person, CG 1111
TS 652* The Christian Hymn Katherine Steiner M, 7:00 - 8:20 pm In-Person, CG 1208
TS 677 Church and Ministry Jane Kuepfer and Scott Brubaker-Zehr T, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm In-Person, CG 2202
TS 678 Supervised Experience in Ministry I Carol Penner Arrange  
TS 679 Supervised Experience in Ministry II Carol Penner Arrange  
TS 680 Theologies of Everyday Life Carol Penner W, 10:00 - 11:30 am In-Person, CG 2202
TS 691 Directed Readings in Theological Studies   Arrange  
TS 692 Explorations in Theological Studies   Arrange  
TS 732 Theologies of the Global South Néstor Medina F, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Remote
TS 796/799 Thesis Preparation   Arrange  

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Winter 2022

Subject to Change

Course ID Course name Instructor

 Meeting Time

TS 611 Studying the New Testament Alicia Batten TBA
TS 640 The Mennonite Tradition in Historical Context Troy Osborne TBA
TS 678 Supervised Experience in Ministry I Carol Penner Arrange
TS 679 Supervised Experience in Ministry II Carol Penner Arrange
TS 684 Pastoral Care Carol Penner TBA
TS 689 Aging and the Spiritual Life Jane Kuepfer TBA
TS 691 Directed Readings in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 692 Explorations in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 715 Special Topics in Old Testament Exegesis: Minor Prophets Derek Suderman TBA
TS 783 Theology and Practice of Leadership Carol Penner TBA
TS 796/799 Thesis Preparation   Arrange

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Spring 2022

Subject to Change. Spring courses (excluding SEMs or reading courses) are offered as two week intensives.

Course ID Course name Instructor Time
TS 678
 

Supervised Experience in Ministry I

Carol Penner Arrange
TS 679
 

Supervised Experience in Ministry II

Carol Penner Arrange
TS 691 Directed Readings in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 692 Explorations in Theological Studies   Arrange
TS 718 Special Topics in New Testament Exegesis: James Alicia Batten TBA
TS 733 Indigenous Theologies Terry LeBlanc TBA
TS 796/
TS 799
Thesis Preparation   Arrange

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Courses at other institutions

MTS students may wish to take a course at a different institions, including Toronto School of Theology, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, or Martin Luther University College.  Some particular courses that may be of interest are:

Institution Course ID Course name Instructor Term
TST
SMT5531HF
Trinitarian Approaches to Religious Diversity Dias, D.

Fall 2021

TST
TRT3981HF
Justice and Reconciliation Brittain, C. C. Fall 2021
AMBS CHM531B Human Development and Christian Formation Jacobs, R. M. Fall 2021

If you're interested in taking one of these courses, please contact your advisor.

Additional Language Courses

MTS students may be interested in taking biblical language courses offered at other instutitions. Some particular courses that are of interest may be:


Institution Course ID Course name & description Term
McMaster Divinity College NT 1G03
Introduction to New Testament Greek 1
[online]
 
 
Available any term
McMaster Divinity College OT 1G03
Introduction to Old Testament Hebrew 1 [online]
Available any term

If you're interested in taking one of these courses, please contact your advisor.

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Note:

* offered as undergraduate course with optional graduate enrolment.
** offered as graduate course with optional undergraduate enrolment.

This list is subject to change.

Updated June 4, 2021