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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RS 231 - Christianity (3)

This course will address origins and major events in the history of Christianity and its different cultural expressions throughout the world, spanning from the time before Jesus’s birth through the present period. The study of Christianity will be approached as an incredibly widespread, diverse, multi-purposed, multi-vocal, and global phenomenon. Topics to be addressed include the historical figure of Jesus; the rise of Christianity as a local and global phenomenon; the political, social, and cultural role of Christianity throughout a variety of locales; and how Christianity has been an instrument of both defeat and power for underrepresented groups. PRE-2015 CORE: Level II. 2015 CORE: Belief & Reason, Transform.