This course will focus on the emergence, spread, and development of Christian religion and culture in western Europe between 200 and 1200. Topics may include: Christianity in the Roman Empire; missionary activity in the early Middle ages; biblical and theological writings; growth of the western Church and papacy; traditions of worship and belief, including saints' cults and monasticism; Christian kingship and holy war; and interactions with non-Christians and heretics.
3 credits
Lower Division
Approaches to Creation and Analysis | The Humanities
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | The Medieval and Renaissance World
The Capacities | Historical Perspectives