HDS 1749

Early Christian Thought 1: The Greek Tradition

Charles Marshall Stang


This introductory course will focus on the major Greek theologians of the late antique Christian East (third through eighth centuries). Authors will include Origen, Athanasius, Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa, Evagrius of Pontus, Cyril of Alexandria, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Maximus the Confessor, and John of Damascus.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1401


0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Fall 2015
Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • New Testament and Early Christianity
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None