'What is Christianity?': Patristic Perspectives
King's College London
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Overview'What is Christianity?': Patristic PerspectivesModule code: 5AAT2301Semester: Semester 2 (spring)Module description: This module is an introduction to Early Christianity from 2nd to 5th c. perspectives, hence the time of the 'Fathers' and 'Mothers' of the Church. It explores how new and often radical ideas transformed societies, traditions and cultures, beginning with those who read Paul and produced early Christian literature, art, architecture and developed Christian institutions within the Jewish and the wider Graeco-Roman world. It is a module strongly focused on history and society, using historical methods and looking widely at evidence from literature and archaeology.http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/trs/modules/level5/5aat2301.aspxStudy abroad entry requirement: NoneCredit level: 5Credit value: 15Teaching pattern: Two-hour weekly classes over ten weeks.Assessment: written examination/s; coursework;One 2,500-word essay (40%) and one two-hour examination in the summer term (Period II) (60%)
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