Questions of history of christianity: Antiquity

LTHEO2341  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of history of christianity: Antiquity
4.0 credits
30.0 h
2q

This biannual course is taught on years 2015-2016, 2017-2018, ....

Teacher(s)
Auwers Jean-Marie ;
Language
Français
Main themes

These objectives will be achieved after an analysis on a specific question about ancient Church history (historical, litterary, theological and when needed archeological aspects). The analysed texts will be situated in their historical and theological contexts.

Aims
At the end of this activity, the student will be able to - carry out personal research on a specific question about ancient Church history (historical, litterary and theological aspects); - read critically ancient historical sources; - use the main tools in the field.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

The topic of this second level two-yearly course is different each year. For example: the persecution of the Christians during the four first centuries, the conversion of the Roman Empire to christian faith, the judeo-christianism, the christian school of Alexandria, first Christians ans classical culture, and the beginnings of monachism. Students learn to use the main tools in the field of ancient Church history.

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in History
4
-

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies
4
-

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies
4
-

Master [120] in History
4
-

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics
5
-

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
4
-

Master [120] in Theology
4
-

Master [60] in Theology
4
-

4
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