- Schedule of Classes - January 14, 2015 6:16PM EST
- Course Catalog - January 14, 2015 6:21PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.
This course traces the historical development of Christianity from its roots in 1st century Palestinian Judaism to the emergence of Islam in the early 7th century, with special emphasis on the period prior to the "conversion" of Constantine in the 4rth century. The focus will be on exploring the rich diversity of Christianity in late antiquity by reading a wide range of primary literary sources, including selections from the New Testament, church fathers, apocryphal writings, gnostic literatures, saints lives, and much more. In addition, we will study the material culture of early Christianity through archaeology, art, inscriptions, and papyri. Special attention will be given to the varieties of Christianity and the ways in which various forms of Christianity in different regions around the Mediterranean interfaced with paganism, Judaism, and Islam.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Student Option)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRLincoln Hall 107
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