Units of Study

RLST2606 - Christianity as a Global Religion

Summer Main, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Prof Iain Gardner


This unit traces the development of Christianity from the early modern period into the twenty-first century. Numerous themes demand attention in order to understand the diversity of the contemporary churches in all their vitality and crises: colonialism, post-colonialism and Christian mission; the challenges of secularism, science and atheism; new media and technologies; pluralism and inter-religious dialogue; faith, religious experience and the nature of identity.


1x1000wd tutorial presentation (25%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd take home exam (35%)


Course Reader


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week



Assumed Knowledge

12 junior credit points of Religion Studies, or equivalent as assessed by the Department

Additional Information

As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by RLST3602. This unit of study will not be offered again

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