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Christianity in History to 1550
SEMESTER 1 2021
Monday Daytime Unit
Who we are is very much a product of our personal history and experiences. The same can be said of families, people groups, even whole countries. As Christians, we have a shared collective history of thought and experiences that make up who the church is today. Christian History not only helps us to understand ourselves, but it also reminds us how God has sovereignly worked throughout the centuries.
In this unit, we’ll examine how the first generations of Christians lived and thrived as a persecuted minority in the wealthy, secular society of the Roman Empire. We’ll follow in the footsteps of the first Celtic missionaries who shared the gospel to the far ends of their known world. We’ll look at how the position and office of the Pope emerged, and investigate how, with the command to love our neighbours, the Crusades could possibly have occurred. Finally, we’ll observe how God brought together events and people to bring about the Protestant Reformation in the 16th Century.
Lecturer: Rachel Ciano
AQF level: 5/7
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Mondays 11.05am-11.55am + 12.00pm-12.50pm
Dates: 8, 15, 22 February; 8, 15, 29 March; 19, 26 April; 3, 17, 24, 31 May 2021 (Exam period = 10-21 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points and Costs:
ACH001 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $390 on-campus*/$351 off-campus*
CH001-512 = 12cp (1 unit) - UCMin, UCTh, DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2520
CH001-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS - $2520
*2021 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only, with a limit on numbers (for Covid safety).
Off-campus: units in this mode are delivered live online only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus (limited face-to-face numbers) and off-campus (live online) concurrently.