Welcome to the class! The course is a survey of the major beliefs, practices and forms of the Christian religion. Among other things, special attention will be given to its origins, Biblical foundations, theological formations and development, pivotal historical developments, and engagement with the contemporary world. In keeping with its orientation, the learning goals, outcomes, and other relevant pedagogical information stated below are designed to promote knowledge of how a religious movement centered around a relatively obscure Jewish figure at the margins or outposts of the Roman Empire in the First Century C.E. spread to become a world religion:
James, Leslie, "REL 250A Christianity James Fall 2023" (2023). Course Syllabi. 60, Scholarly and Creative Work from DePauw University.