Spring 2012 not offered
MDST 215, CCIV 212|
This course is an introduction to the political, social, and religious world of Christianities during the first three centuries of the Common Era. Through discussion sessions, it will explore the controversy between emerging orthodoxy and heresy and its propagandistic impact upon the development of church organizations, interpretations of sexuality and the roles of women, the rise of gnosticism, and the formation of the Christian Bible.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(MEST-MN)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
P. Brown, THE BODY AND SOCIETY
Eusebius, THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH
C.C. Richardson, EARLY CHRISTIAN FATHERS
R.Wilken, THE CHRISTIANS AS THE ROMANS SAW THEM
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Two short papers and one longer one.
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