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.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2015.
This course replaces the following course(s): THEO1002. Students who have successfully completed THEO1002 are not eligible to enrol in RELT1011.
On successful completion of the 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.
The course critically examines how and why the Christian faith spread across the world and became a global religion.
This course replaces THEO1002. If you have successfully completed THEO1002 you cannot enrol in this course.
Online Learning Activity: Online Discussion
Quiz: Online Quizzes