Christian Histories

Session: Spring
Type: Asynchronous, Online
Units: 3
Academic Year: 2022 - 2023
Approval Required: No


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This ASYNCHRONOUS course will provide a historical survey of Christianity from the close of the New Testament period to the present with the goals of identifying diverse theological convictions and spiritual practices, attending to underrepresented and “heretical” perspectives, and analyzing the role of Christian faith(s) in justifying oppression or seeking liberation. Participants will discover the multifaceted texture of Christian expressions as this tradition has evolved in various sociocultural environments. The course will prioritize reading primary texts so that students can encounter historical figures in their own (translated) words. The course will follow a seminar format with evaluation based on Populi discussions and final paper/project. Target audience is all degree program students. Applicable to SKSM Threshold 4: History of Dissenting Traditions and MFC Competency 6: Servers the Larger UU Faith. Auditors excluded. Max. enrollment 20.