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The Rev. Dr. Marwood "Marney" Patterson with his wife Joan

Remembering the Rev. Dr. Marwood (Marney) Patterson

Wycliffe College is giving thanks for the life of the Rev. Dr. Marwood (Marney) Francis Patterson. Born in 1927, he died on February 24, 2022. Marney was a three-time graduate of Wycliffe College (Bachelor of Divinity, 1956; Licentiate of Theology, 1965, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1988). He was ordained in the Anglican Church of Canada (Diocese of Toronto) in 1955 where he served as a parish priest for 12 years.  

Date Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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Notice of Reaffirmation of ATS Accreditation

Late last week, Wycliffe College received with joy and gratitude  notice  from The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) Commission on Accrediting that Wycliffe has been reaccredited for another 10 years,  until 2032. The notice follows the recommendations of the ATS accreditation team that met virtually with our community last October.  The ATS letter comes on the heels of a positive University of Toronto review of the Toronto School of Theology consortium in June 2021.   

Date Published: Thursday, February 24, 2022

Joseph Mangina

Publication in honour of Joseph Mangina

Warmest congratulations to Wycliffe Professor of Systematic Theology, Joseph Mangina, on the occasion of a symposium in his honour—available now and next month in Pro Ecclesia Journal. (See Volumes 31:1 2022 and 31:2 2022.) Featuring the work of such prominent colleagues as Stanley Hauerwas, Ephraim Radner, David Yeago, Kendall Soulen, and Kathryn Greene-McCreight, and former students Christopher Holmes, Philip Ziegler, David A.R. Clark, and Jeremy Bergen, the essays explore the many shades and contours of Theological Interpretation of Scripture.

Date Published: Thursday, February 17, 2022

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A tool for flourishing in ministry

The Wycliffe Wellness Project aims to assist those—of all denominations—who engage in Christian ministry to gain a deeper understanding of their job-related stresses, and of the things they need to flourish—both personally and in ministry. A long-term study and assessment tool, the Project is about better understanding the ups and downs of ministry life. Initiated by Wycliffe Professor of Pastoral Psychology, Wanda Malcolm, the Project launched in June 2014. 

“Behold, I Am Coming Soon” - A Sermon Series on the Apocalypse

“Behold, I Am Coming Soon” - A Sermon Series on the Apocalypse

The Revelation to John, also known as the Apocalypse, is one of the most misunderstood works in the entire canon of Scripture. In recent times it’s often been viewed as a breeding ground for fundamentalism, end-time fanaticism, and sectarian retreat from or hatred of the world. This suspicion of Revelation would have surprised our Christian ancestors.

Reformation Preaching Series - Wycliffe College

The Word is Near You: Seeds of Reformation

A 12-week preaching series every Thursday on passages from Scripture that were key to the position of the Reformers. It will be edited by Peter Robinson and published in the series Wycliffe Studies in Gospel, Church, and Culture (Wipf and Stock).