Questions of history of christianity: Antiquity

ltheo2341  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of history of christianity: Antiquity
4 credits
30.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Teacher(s)
Language
French
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 learning unit, the student is able to :

1 carry out personal research on a specific question about ancient Church history (historical, litterary and theological aspects) ;
 
2 read critically ancient historical sources ;
 
3 use the main tools in the field.
 
Content
The "triumph of Christianity"
This year, the course will attempt to revisit the question of the "triumph of Christianity" from the perspective of defeated paganism
Bibliography
Aragione G., Les chrétiens et la loi. Allégeance et émancipation aux iie et  iiie siècles (Christianismes antiques),  Genève, 2011.
Bardy G., La conversion au christianisme durant les premiers siècles (Théologie, 15), Paris, 1949.
Beatrice P. Fr., L'intolleranza cristiana nei confronti dei pagani, Bologne, 1993.
Brown P. – Lizzi Testa R., Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire : The Breaking of a Dialogue (IVth – VIth Century A.D.) (Christianity and History, 9). Berlin, 2011.
Cameron A., The Last Pagans of Rome, Oxford, 2011.
de Labriolle P., La réaction païenne. Étude sur la polémique antichrétienne du ie au vie siècle, Paris, 1934 (réimpression : Paris, 2005).
Ferry L – Jerphagnon L., La Tentation du christianisme, Paris, 2009.
Fiedrowiz M., Christen und Heiden. Quellentexte zu ihrer Auseinandersetzung in der Antike, Darmstadt, 2004.
Lane Fox R., Pagans and Christians in the Mediterranean World from the second Century A.D. to the conversion of Constantine, Harmondsworth, 1986.
Levieils X., Contra Christianos. La critique sociale et religieuse du christianisme des origenes (lege : origines) au concile de Nicée (45–325) (BZNW, 146), Berlin – New York, 2007.
Ritter A. M., « L’Église et l’État » : points de vue du christianisme ancien. Religion et politique dans l’Antiquité (Traditio christiana, 13), Berne, 2005.
Wilken R. L., The Christians as the Romans saw them, Londres, 1984.
Wytzes J., Der letzte Kampf des Heidentums in Rom (Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, 56), Leiden, 1977.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

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

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

Master [120] in History

Master [60] in Theology

Master [60] in History

Master [120] in Theology

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures