TEOL1410: Introduction to the History of Christianity
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|Emneansvarlig:||John Wayne Kaufman (John.W.Kaufman@mf.no)|
|Studieprogramtilhørighet:||Bachelorprogrammer - Bachelor i teologi|
Bachelorprogrammer - Bachelor in Theology, Religion and Society
|Avdelingstilhørighet:||Avdeling for teologi og kirkelig utdanning|
|Tillatte hj.midler ved eksamen:||Liste F 2|
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|Eksamenstype||Eksamens- / innleveringsdato||Trekkfrist|
|Skriftlig eksamen||2020-06-03 3. juni 2020||2020-05-01 1. mai 2020|
The Christian church was born in the Middle East but quickly spread in all directions, both to Europe, Africa and Asia. The course Introduction to the History of Christianity will introduce students to the growth and diversification of Christianity through the centuries, giving an overview over the history of Christianity from antiquity until the 17th century.
- Submit on Canvas and receive approval for one essay (900-1200). The essay must include correctly formatted references and a bibliography. See the syllabus for details on the topic of the essay and the due date.
- Pass an in-class on central dates and topics in the history of Christianity.
- Take part in a minimum of 60% of the lectures
- Participate in the electronic evaluation of the course if such evaluation is stipulated in the relevant term.
- When course requirements are not fulfilled, this will count as one examination attempt, unless the student withdraws before the set deadline (1 May/November).
The final assessment for TEOL1410 is based on one written exam (4 hours). The course and final exam will be graded A-F.
The student has:
- knowledge of the development of Christianity in Europe in antiquity, the middle ages and the early modern period
- knowledge of the spread of Christianity to Asia and Africa from antiquity until the 17th century
- knowledge of the main lines of development in the organization of the church and the church's relationship with secular authorities in these periods
- knowledge of the main lines of development in Christian theology, sacraments, piety and monastic life in these periods
- knowledge of the main lines of development in Christian art and architecture in these periods
The student can:
- present and discuss historical developments
- write an academic paper using relevant sources which are referred to in a correct manner
- Blainey, G. (2002). A short history of the world (s. 68-322). Chicago, Ill.: Dee. Bibliotek
- Jenkins, P. (2008). The lost history of Christianity: The thousand-year golden age of the church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia - and how it died. New York: HarperOne. Bibliotek
- Shelley, B. L. (2013). Church history in plain language (s. 3-410). Nashville, Tenn.: Thomas Nelson. Bibliotek