Units of Study
RLST2624 - The Birth of Christianity
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Prof Iain Gardner
This unit discusses the textual, archaeological and socio-cultural evidence for the origins of Christianity; with a particular purpose to analyse how cults centred on the charismatic figure of Jesus of Nazareth led to the construction of such a powerful religious tradition. Tensions within that emergent tradition will be considered, and especially its struggle towards self-identity with both Judaism and the Greco-Roman world.
1x1000wd oral presentation (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd take-home paper (40%)
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr seminar/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
(12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion) or (6 junior credit points from Studies in Religion and (ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANHS1602))
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for RLST2624
|Class||The Birth of Christianity|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
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