Early Christianity and Judaism

SMH6102HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2013  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine the historical, religious, political, economic and social contexts of the birth of Christianity in the Holy Lands.  Special attention will be paid to the various relationships of Christian communities’ with Judaism, including the Jews revolts, the Minim and Ebionite controversies, the impact of the development of holy places of worship and pilgrimage, spirituality and monasticism, and the role of Roman and Byzantine emperors in the spread of Christianity.  The course will also deal with the Dead Sea Scrolls and other archaeological discoveries from the period.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMH3102HF.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Dan Bahat
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorial
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 12

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