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RELG 503A Topics in the Post-Biblical Christian Tradition - LIT CHRISTN TRAD

Studies in post-Biblical history, documents, and religious ideas of the Christian tradition. Depending on the area of concentration, language requirements include either Latin or Greek and a reading knowledge of French or German.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RELG 503A 001Seminar1 Tue14:0017:00

Christianizing Egypt. The emergence and development of Christianity in Egypt from the first century CE to the rise of Islam. Gnosticism and Magic; Daily Life and Persecution in Oxyrhynchus; Temples, Churches, and Saints' Shrines; and, Monasticism. Focus on documentary sources (papyri) and archaeology (mainly art and material culture), complemented by a selection of literary sources. Theretical focus on religious synthesis with a special emphasis on questions of agency and cultural change. Visit cnrs.ubc.ca for complete course description.