HDS 1501

Martyrdom: Bodies, Death, and Life in Ancient Christianity

Karen L. King


This course will consider newly discovered works, as well as engage critical readings of well-known sources, around such topics as the politics of martyrdom, performance and ritual, gender, and intra-Christian controversies.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 20 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1408


0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Tues 2pm-5pm
Andover Hall Room 102
Tues 2pm-5pm
Andover Hall Room 117

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • New Testament and Early Christianity
  • Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None