RELI 102 - (HP) Birth of ChristianitySemester Hours: 3
This course will introduce students to the literature and history of Christianity from the New Testament to Constantine, roughly the first four centuries of Christian history. Students will encounter theories about the spread of Christianity from Jerusalem through the Roman Empire; discuss scholarly arguments relating to the persecution of Christians and their responses; recognize a variety of forms of early Christianity; understand the social and political issues surrounding the canonization of the New Testament; and understand the complex issues surrounding early Jewish-Christian relations.
Any RELI or JWST course or permission of the instructor.
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