Early and Medieval Church History
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 2
Current scheduling information is available at Early and Medieval Church History (CH2002L).
- Refer to the current Student handbook supplement: unit guide for required texts and scheduled lectures and tutorials.
- Distance students are encouraged to participate in live-streamed lectures and tutorials.
Pastor Thomas Pietsch