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Early and Medieval Church History

Code: CH1002L
Points: 18
Study mode: Face to face

This unit enables students to gain knowledge and understanding of the church’s historical development in theology, structure, worship, and mission from Pentecost through to the late medieval period (AD 1400), and in particular focusing on: the basic data of Christian history in respect to the church’s geographical growth in the Greco-Roman world, in the East, and in Europe; the work of several outstanding bearers of Christian mission; important teachers of the church in their contexts, and their distinctive contribution to theology; major theological issues the church grappled with in the early and medieval period; the significance of this history for the present situation of the church.

Discipline: Church History

Study level: Undergraduate Level 1


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Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook for required texts.
  • Learning outcomes, assessment details and recommended texts are provided before the scheduled unit start date.

Pastor Thomas Pietsch