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E-Seminar: An Introduction to Asian Church History I

E-Seminar: An Introduction to Asian Church History I

E-seminar in Theology
by Adrian Judd
From 11th April to 6th June 2022

Course code: SEM79

ECTS Credits: 6

Professor: Adrian Judd

Description 

Christianity is a world religion that started out as an Asian religion. In this course we will study the expansion and nature of the Church and its teachings in Asia. This course will provide easy access to facts about the Asian Church which are often difficult to find. We will learn about early legends, focus on studying translations of primary texts from Syriac, and learn about the history and nature of the Church outside the Roman Empire in the period from 40CE to 781CE.

Objectives

  • To learn about the Church outside the Roman Empire from 40CE to 781CE
  • To study 3 texts in detail

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  1. To learn about one historical legend about the Church outside the Roman Empire
  2. To learn about the spread of Christianity East of Rome
  3. To see Christianity as a world religion

Competence

  1. To summarise the main themes of 3 set texts
  2. To evaluate the hypothesis that one chosen legend is based on historical fact
  3. To evaluate another student's summary of a set text