Content

This unit will overview the history of the Christian church in Egypt during the period of the Arabic invasion. It will discuss the available different sources of the history of this period. The unit also discusses the impact of the Arab invasion on the Coptic Church as well as the social, political and cultural impact on Egypt.

Unit Code: CH8200A

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Discuss primary sources such as chronologies, archives, hagiographical texts, artefacts and monuments.

2.

Identify the political, social and cultural impact of the Arab invasion in Egypt

3.

Distinguish between different genres and types of historical documents

4.

Analyse the impact of the Arab invasion on the Coptic Church

5.

Compare and contrast the responses of the Monophysites and Melkites to the Arab invasion

Pedagogy

12 weekly sessions, required reading and additional reading resources.

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 4.0
Essay

Essay 1500 words

0 25.0
Essay

Essay 2500 words

0 40.0
Essay

Reflection Paper 250 words

0 4.0
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 4.0
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 4.0
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 4.0
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 5.0
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Reflection Paper 250 words

0 5.0
Essay

Reflection Paper 250 words

0 5.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-26 14:58:54 +1100