Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

RS 216 - Early Christianity

A study of the communal stuggles, personal rivalries, theological conflicts, social controversies, and art of the early Christians that shaped Christianity and its history: heresy and orthodoxy, hierarchy and charisma, art and narrative, persecution and martyrdom, paganism and classical tradition, creeds and councils, asceticism and the body, church and state, eastern and western Christianity. Focus on the 2nd through 6th centuries.

Prerequisites: A 100-level Religious Studies course.

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Study of Christian Traditions and Thought