Christianity and the Medieval World (RLST2605)


This unit examines the history of Christianity from the late Roman Empire to the close of the Middle Ages. A survey of the chief landmarks of the Christian religion in its social setting, in terms of its significant beliefs, experiences and diverse cultural expressions. A tutorial hour will be devoted to an exploration of some major philosophical and theological themes from Late Antique Christianity to the Middle Ages.

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2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


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

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12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion

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