HIST 384: Global History of Christianity

HIST 384-001: Global History of Christianity
(Spring 2018)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR

Innovation Hall 131

Section Information for Spring 2018

From Jesus to Justinian and Joel Osteen, this course offers a comparative examination of the many forms of global Christianity over the past two thousand years. Students will become familiar with Asian, African, Latin American, European, and North American Christianities, and explore several themes, including: use of sacred texts and ritual experiences, the relationship between Christianity and politics, and cultural aspects such marriage and sexuality. Students will also consider Christianity as a series of global systems organized around missions, migration, trade, and warfare.

Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Exlpores the history of Christianity around the world in the context of political and social structures as well as religious beliefs and practices. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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