Saint Arseny Orthodox Christian Theological Institute - Offerings for online courses for year 2016

The Saint Arseny Orthodox Christian Theological Institute (SAOCTI) announces more offerings for online courses. Courses start on 5 September 2016.

Church History I (The Church from Pentecost to 9th Century)

Instructor: Fr. Dn. Dr. Lasha Tchantouridze
Course Length: 8 weeks
Course Credits: 3 credits in Diaconal or Certificate program
Course dates: Sept. 05, 2016 and will run for 8 weeks
Enrolment Deadline: Registrations will be taken till Aug. 15, 2016
Enrolment/Cost: $400.00 $CAN

Church History II & III Combined (The Church from 9th Century to Present Day Globally in Europe, Far East, Europe, Africa, and North & South America)

Instructor: Dn. Dr. Lasha Tchantouridze
Course Length: 11 weeks
Course Credits: 6 credits in Diaconal or Certificate program
Course dates: Sept 05, 2016 and will run for 11 weeks
Enrolment Deadline: Registrations will be taken till Aug 15, 2016
Enrolment/Cost: $600.00 $CAN

Ethics/ Spirituality (The foundations, framework and goals for ethics and spiritual life in Orthodox Christianity)

Instructor: Fr. Anthony Estabrooks
Course Length: 8 weeks
Course Credits: 3 credits in Diaconal or Certificate program
Course dates: Sept. 5, 2016 and will run for 8 weeks
Enrolment Deadline: Registrations will be taken till Aug. 15, 2016
Enrolment/Cost: $400.00 $CAN

Doctrine I

[This course will use the first two parts of the “Nicene” Creed (i.e. on The Father and the Son) to unfold the Orthodox teaching on God the Father (and the creation of the cosmos, the nature of the fall) and the Son (redemption in Jesus Christ).]
Instructor: Fr. Anthony Estabrooks
Course Length: 8 weeks
Course Credits: 3 credits in Diaconal or Certificate program
Course dates: Sept. 5, 2016 and will run for 8 weeks
Enrolment Deadline: Registrations will be taken till Aug 15, 2016
Enrolment/Cost: $400.00 $CAN

Doctrine II

Doctrine II is concerned with the third part of the Creed and the third Person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Spirit. Because the coming of the Holy Spirit is the beginning of the Church, and the Church is the fourth section
of the Nicene Creed (or Symbol of Faith), the doctrine of the Church is also covered in this Second course on Doctrine. The third course deals with Comparative Theology].

There will be eight sessions in this course, in which one or more of the following topics will be covered in each session some very briefly: the Holy Spirit in the Trinity; the Holy Spirit in Creation; the Holy Spirit in the Work of Salvation; the Holy Spirit in the Church;  the Holy Spirit in the Holy Mysteries; the Holy Spirit in the Eucharist; the Holy Spirit in Sanctification; the Holy Spirit in spiritual life; the acquisition of the Holy Spirit as the goal of life; the Holy Spirit and iconography; the Doctrine of the Church; the Holy Spirit and Eschatology.
Instructor: Fr. Anthony Estabrooks
Course Length: 8 weeks
Course Credits: 3 credits in Diaconal or Certificate program
Course dates: Sept.05, 2016 and will run for 8 weeks
Enrolment Deadline: Registrations will be taken till Aug 15, 2016
Enrolment/Cost: $400.00 $CAN

These courses are Approved by the Hierarch of the Archdiocese of Canada OCA as partial preparation for those studying toward official service in the Church and are open to laity as well, and to anyone interested in learning about the faith.

For more information, contact Father Mirone Klysh – Secretary at phone number - 204-269-3743 or Father Anthony Estabrooks - Director at phone number - 204-783-5350.

2016-06-30