Content

A survey unit at introductory level which covers the areas of the Early Church, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. This course will include a study of the major movements within the church and society and how they have influenced current church practices, focusing in a special way on the developments during the first five centuries of Christianity while also considering the shaping of the Church from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. In this context it will also consider the significant developments of theology during this period.

Unit Code: CH1001C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Situate significant people and events in chronological sequence through analysis of relevant primary sources

2.

Demonstrate the ability to articulate the historic context of some major events in the history of the Church during these ages

3.

Analyse the ways in which the visible church has been shaped by changing political, social, cultural and economic circumstances

4.

Identify the ways in which the church has articulated its central beliefs (doctrine/theology);

5.

Critically evaluate and interpret a representative selection of primary and secondary sources, both written and visual, as evidence in the analysis of specific historical periods.

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars/tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

250 words - Document study or historical “Question and Answer” task

5.0

250 words - Document study or historical “Question and Answer” task

5.0

250 words - Document study or historical “Question and Answer” task

5.0

250 words - Document study or historical “Question and Answer” task

5.0
50.0

1 hour document exam

30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-13 13:50:56 +1100