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Christian history and thought UnitedTheologicalCollege

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Course Discription

This is meant to be a survey course with the aim of studying the origins, nature and development of Christianity from AD 29 to AD 1500.

Purpose

To introduce students to the early centuries of the church, and especially to show them the relevance of this history to the church today and its problems.

Objectives

To orient students to:

  1. The major developments, events and characters in the growth of the church from AD 29 to AD 1500.
  2. The social , political, economic and religious environment which the church had to endured between AD 29-AD 1500.
  3. The Christian creeds and the role played by the general councils.
  4. The Christianization of Europe and how Christian faith influenced each other in the Middle Ages.
  5. The role played by monasteries during the Middle Ages.
  6. The rise and impact of Islam on the life of the church.
  7. The reform movements during this period.
  8. The impact of crusades on the life of the church.
  9. The role played by scholasticism to the life of the church.

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