This unit will introduce students to some of the key themes in the development of the church from the second to the fifteenth century. Students will explore the spread of Christianity, the apostolic tradition, church-state relations, ‘heresy’, dissent and schism, Constantine and the 'Triumph of Christianity', monasticism, the rise of the papacy, Christian society, the Medieval church, John Wycliffe and Jan Hus.
Outline key aspects of the Christian story from early to late-medieval times;
Identify some of the social, political and cultural factors influencing the development of Christianity
Demonstrate basic skills in interpreting historical documents
Assess the significance of selected movements and personalities for the church’s history.
Face to Face
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Half-hour written test
Five 100-word forum posts or equivalent (or a 15-minute oral exam)
Document study of 1,000 words
Essay of 1,500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-15 10:14:09 +1100