Dying for the Faith: Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe and Beyond, 1400-1750

TRH2212HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2011/07/14
Offered in Winter 2012  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An examination of the concept of martyrdom and its literature during the early modern period, its political and theological causes, and its inspirational and polemical role in the consolidation of early modern religious traditions. The course will also discuss methods of approaching martyrology across various denominations and regional settings including England, Reformation Europe, the Americas and the Orthodox Church in various countries. Evaluation: short assignments, participation, short presentation and final exam or research paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Additional Notes: Location:  Trinity College Room TC22

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