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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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$200.00

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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$200.00

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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$200.00

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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$200.00

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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Addiction & Spirituality

Addictions face too many youth today, and there is no one free from one form of addiction or another. In light of this reality, this course explores Coptic Orthodox perspectives into the intersection of addiction and spirituality. Is addiction a one dimensional problem, or is it composed of biological, psychological,…
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Apologetics I

The focus of this class is to serve as an introduction to the field of Christian Apologetics. The course will track Apologetics approaches through the 20 centuries of Christian Thought. This will include Apologetics of the New Testament, Apologetics during the Patristics era, in the Middle ages, during the period…
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Bible & Science

Science is often used by non-Christians as evidence against Christianity, though the two are not at odds. This course will explore the compatibility between Scripture and science. To have real conflict and contradiction depends on how an individual defines the Bible and the sciences. If the Bible is described as…
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Biblical Theology

Scripture is fundamental to the life of the Coptic Orthodox Christian. Biblical Theology (BIBL 631) will focus on the relationship of Scripture to the Orthodox tradition and the general theological themes found within Scripture. The course then goes on to the use of Scripture within a liturgically worshipping community, the…
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