HIST 384: Global History of Christianity

HIST 384-001: Global History of Christianity
(Spring 2019)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW

Robinson B224

Section Information for Spring 2019

This course is organized around a comparative examination of the many forms of global Christianity over the past two thousand years. Chronologically, it begins with the ancient Jewish, Greek, and Roman contexts of early Christianity and continues through the present. Students will become familiar with many kinds of Christianity across the globe, including Asian, African, Latin American, European, and North American Christianities. In each geographic and chronological contexts, students will explore several themes: use of sacred texts and the experiences of a typical church service, the relationship between Christianity and politics, and cultural aspects such as marriage and sexuality. Students will also consider Christianity as a series of global systems organized around missions, migration, trade, and warfare.

Mason Core (All)

Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.

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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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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