Christianity: History of a Global Religion
|Course code RELT1011||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course provides an historical overview of the development of Christianity. Students will be introduced to key factors in the genesis and growth, identity and developing self-understanding of the Christian churches, with particular attention to the interaction of faith and theology within changing social, cultural and intellectual worlds. Following an introduction to the Judaic, Greco-Roman, Near Eastern and African milieus within which Christianity first emerged, the course outlines and critically examines how and why the Christian faith spread across the world and became a global religion. It explores the historic and current diversity of Christianity.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course students will be able to: |
1. Demonstrate understanding of the historical developments of global Christianity;
2. Analyse source material in Christian history as part of the continuing development of the tradition’s thought and practice;
3. Demonstrate writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.
|Content||The course critically examines how and why the Christian faith spread across the world and became a global religion.|
|Transition||Students who have previously completed THEO1002 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT1011. Other first-year and upper-level options are available for these students.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for RELT1011|