Christian history from the beginnings to the end of the fourth century in its political and cultural context. The course will discuss Jesus and Paul and the diversity of Christian beginnings, the process of institutionalization, establishment of offices and of the canon of Holy Scriptures, orthodoxy and heresy, Montanism and Gnosticism, philosophy and the theology of the Church Fathers, persecutions and martyrdoms, and the controversies and ecumenical councils of the fourth century.
Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1454
Course location to be announced.
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