Course Category: Theology

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Orthodox Soteriology

Soteriology is the study of the Lord Jesus Christ’s economy of salvation–His salvific work through His Incarnation, Crucifixion, descent into Hades, Resurrection, Ascension, and glorious Second Coming. As such, this course will focus on these topics in relation to humanity and its participation in this economy. What does the fall…
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Ministry of the Sick and Dying

Ministering to Coptic Orthodox parishioners and others who are sick or dying is an essential work of the Church. Jesus Christ Himself commissions us to do this type of visitation to those who are sick. Today many people find themselves in hospitals or palliative care institutions with no one to…
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History of Coptic Hymnology

This course provides an overview of the history and development of Coptic hymnology, focusing primarily on structure, tune and systematic placement. Utilization of the Ordo of the Church manuscripts, written liturgical resources, and the oral tradition from various regions of Egypt provides a thorough depiction of Coptic hymnological tradition. Extrapolating…
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Marriage Preparation

Whether you are married, single and planning to get married, or single wishing to live celibate, understanding God’s design to unite man and woman in marriage is a biblical truth that requires attentive studying and discussion. St. Athanasius states that, “married Christians belong to the righteous life of the whole…
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Ordained Deacon Service

As the Church spread in the land of immigration, the rank of the full Deacon (Diakon) came back to the light. Its revival was mainly for helping in Liturgical services, followed by other extended services in the Church such as serving new immigrants. For this reason the course is designed…
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Dogmatic & Systematic Theology

Understanding the dogma and doctrine of the Coptic Orthodox Church is critical to forming a worldview that is nested in Scripture, the early Church Fathers, and in Jesus Christ Himself who instituted the Church and Her sacramentality. Dogmatic & Systematic Theology (THEO 601) cover a wide range of authors, from…
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Orthodox Christian Ethics

This course (CEMT 602) surveys a few of the leading contemporary ethical systems in the west and offers a perspective that shifts away from deontological, consequentialist, and quandary ethics and towards virtue ethics. Utilizing virtue ethics offers one step in the direction towards developing a Coptic Orthodox Christian ethic, but…
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Spiritual Theology I

This is the first of two courses on Spiritual Theology and it is designed to serve as an introduction to the spiritual tradition of Orthodox Christianity. This course (THEO 611) will examine the rich spirituality derived from the Holy Scriptures, the Desert Fathers, and the Church Fathers. The course will…
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History of the Oriental Orthodox Churches

The purpose of this course (CHHT 608) is to provide the learner with a brief introduction to the many and various peoples, societies, civilizations, and cultures which, united in a common faith, constitute the ancient and venerable Oriental Orthodox Churches. The course will primarily concern itself with the history of…
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Church History I (Part 1): The Early Church & Coptic History (1)

The purpose of this course (CHHT 601) is to cultivate in the learner an appreciation for the Church as the Body of Christ and also as an institution with a clearly defined ecclesiology, structure, and a system of beliefs and practices. This section of the course will cover the history…
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Iconography III

In this course (ICON 551), you will learn to write (paint) icons with the expert iconographer, George Philipos through a series of tutorial videos. In addition to other assignments, as you pass the halfway point of the semester, you will be required to write an icon for which you will…
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Introduction to Apologetics

In this course, you will develop evidence-based skills to defend the Christian faith, understanding scientific, historical, textual and theological ways of verifying and reconstructing Scriptural texts, and begin to understand the background of the New Testament writings. Upon completion of this introductory course, the student should be able to answer…
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