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Early Chrstn Texts & Contexts


A close study of such seminal texts of early Christian literature as the Gospel of Mark, Paul's Epistle to the Romans, Irenaeus of Lyons' Against Heresies, Origen's On First Principles, and Augustine's Confessions and On Christian Doctrine. Care will be taken to attend to the appropriate historical, cultural and literary contexts.

Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.


This course is also cross-listed with Classics and could be applied towards a Classics major.

Students at all levels welcome.

(not offered 2015-16.)