Taylor Seminary Syllabi for 

Fall 2014 and Winter 2015

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 Biblical Hermeneutics  BI 412 JS Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 Sept 29-Oct 3
 Greek and Hebrew Tools  BI 514 JS Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 Church History to 1500  CH 420 RR Online Online 3  Fall
 Pentecostal History  CH 525 VJ Modular Vanguard 3 Oct. 20-24, 2014
 Pastoral Internships and FE 442,  443, 444, 445, 446, 532  FE 442-446 WM Online Online 1  Fall
 MA Research Paper Propsal
 MA 651
AE Online Online 1  Fall
 Evangelism & Church Planting   MI 545 AE Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 Sept 29-Oct 3
 Applied Cultural Anthropology  MI 637A JP Online Online 3  Fall
 Old Testament Introduction  OT 417 JS Semster Taylor 3  Fall
 Personal Development & Ministry  PC 431 JB, KB
Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 PR 442, 443, 444 and ICS  Internships  PR 442-444
AE Online Online 1  Fall
 Intro. to Preaching UPDATED  PW 431 LB 
Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 Theology of Community  SF 522 LT
Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 Christian Apologetics UPDATED  TH 634
RR Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 Systematic Theology I UPDATED  TH 531 RR Semester Taylor 3  Fall
 Note: January Intersession is considered to be part of the Fall Term for the purpose of calculating Financial  Aid eligibility.
 Revelation  NT 617
SP Mod/Hybrid Taylor 3  Jan 5-9
 Creation & Covenant:
 Book of  Genesis
 OT 643 TW Mod/Hybrid Taylor 3  Jan 12-16


 The Educational Task of the Church  CE 532 JB Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 Church History Since 1500  CH 422 RR Online Online 3  Winter
 Internships 442, 443, 444, 445,  446, and IN 532 (short) IN 532 (long)   FE 442-446
 IN 532
WM Online Online 1  Winter
 Integral Mission  MI 432 AE Online Online 3  Winter
 MA Research Paper  MA 653 AE Online Online 2  Winter
 NT Introduction  NT 416 SP Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 Biblical Theology of Luke-Acts  NT 520 JK Semester Vanguard 3  Winter
 Essentials of Pastoral Care  PC 531 LT Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 PR 442, 443, 444 and ICS  Internships  PR 442-444
AE Online Online 1  Winter
 Spiritual Formation  PT 540 AE Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching  PW 538 LB Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 Systematic Theology II  TH 532 RR Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 Christian Worldview  TH 534 RR Semester Taylor 3  Winter
 Christian Encounter with World Religions  WR 523  KH Semester Taylor  3  Winter
 Note: Spring Session is considered to be part of the Winter Term for the purpose of calculating Financial Aid  eligibility.
  Internships 442443444445,  446, and IN 532 (short)IN 532  (long)  FE 442-446
 IN 532
WM Online Online 1 Spring-Fall
 Global Mission Study Tour  MI 546 AE Mod/Hybrid  SPAIN 3  May 11-25
 Christian Ethics  TH 526 DW Mod/Hybrid  Taylor 3  May 4-8
 Essentials of Christian Leadership  PL 633 JL / TF Mod/Hybrid  Taylor 3  May 11-15
 Applied Linguistics  TSL 411 JP Mod/Hybrid  Vanguard 3  May 4-8
 Second Language Acquisition  TSL 412 SG Mod/Hybrid  Vanguard 3  May 11-15
 Applied Linguistics II  TSL 413 JM Mod/Hybrid  Vanguard 3  May 19-22
 Methods & Materials  TSL 414 PC Mod/Hybrid  Vanguard 3  May 19-22
 Practicum I & II  TSL 415 &  416 PC Mod/Hybrid  Vanguard  1 (415)
2 (416)
 TESOL Practicum  TSL 417  PC  Mod/Hybrid Vanguard   May 26-Aug 9

AE - Dr. Allan Effa
DW - Dr. David Williams
JB - Dr. Joyce Bellous
JK - Jonathan Kienzler
JL - Dr. Jim Leverette
JM - Jordan McEwan
JP - Dr. Joost Pikkert
JS - Dr. Jerry Shepherd
KB - Dr. Ken Bellous
KH - Keir Hammer
LB - Dr. Lyle Buyer
LT - Prof. Len Thompson
PC - Paul Chugg
RR - Dr. Randal Rauser
SG - Sara Gnida
SP - Dr. Syd Page
TF - Dr. Terry Fossen
TW - Prof. Tyler Williams
VJ - Van Johnson
WM - Dr. Willy Muller 

Additional Documents for Vanguard Taylor Language Institute (VTLI) Courses:

VTLI 2015 Schedule and Instructors -- TBA
VTLI 2015 Textbook List -- TBA

Additional Documents for Field Ed:

Field Ed Learning Contract
Field Ed Mentor's Exit Evaluation
Field Ed Ministry Study Event
Field Ed Ministry Study Event Instructions
Field Ed Practical Issues
Field Ed Student Monthly Feedback Form

Research and Writing Seminar

Presented by the faculty of Taylor Seminary.


In the video posted above, Taylor Seminary (Edmonton, AB) presents a tutorial that is an essential guide to research and writing for our students. Many of the guidelines and suggestions here will be invaluable to any post-secondary student who is seeking to eliminate costly errors and missed opportunities that negatively affect GPA.


  • What is the best way to get started?
  • How do you organize your paper?
  • What are the characteristics of Argumentative Research Papers, Historical Research Papers, and Exegesis Papers?
  • What are research suggestions and guidelines?
  • What about including quotes from others in a paper, and how does one avoid a damaging charge of plagiarism?
  • What are the essentials of research writing, in terms of style, grammar, footnotes, bibliographies, etc.
  • What are Syd's Top Ten Writing Errors to Avoid?

(Based on insights from the long career of Professor Emeritus Dr. Syd Page, the final item on that list will surely include some clarity for everyone on common writing challenges.)

As a student, this hour-long presentation may be one of the best uses of your time you will find, and we think many viewers will find it worth watching more than once.

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Welcome to Taylor Seminary, where faith and learning come together to build the leaders of tomorrow!

God has a plan for you -- and a wonderful plan for your mind, and for the gifts he has given you. At Taylor Seminary, we seek to prepare you for the ministry He has called you to; we are here to give you the tools you need to engage society with the transforming message of Jesus Christ.

Our stated purpose is to develop Christ-minded leaders who make a difference in the world. As our president, Dr. David Williams says, the most important part of that mission statement is not the word "leaders", but the words "Christ-minded".

When you consider Taylor Seminary, you are preparing yourself to embrace the doctrine of Jesus Christ in a warm, inclusive environment of strong educational and social support. You'll also be studying with caring, highly-competant professors, and you'll be in class with a vibrant student body from various denominational and national backgrounds.

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