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Aprox. 31 horas para completar

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Welcome to A Journey through Western Christianity: from Persecuted Faith to Global Religion (200 - 1650)

Learn what this course is about, who's teaching it, and other ways you can explore this topic. Meet and greet your peers as well!...
Reading
1 video (Total: 2 min), 4 readings
Video1 video
Reading4 lecturas
Course Description5m
Precourse Survey10m
Meet Your Instructional Team5m
Bonus course resources10m
Hours to complete
2 horas para completar

Introduction: From Persecution to Empire

“From Persecution to Empire,” explores the interaction between the second-century Christian Church and the Roman Empire in which it existed. After the faith’s birth in Palestine, Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire with a rapidity that alarmed many Roman rulers. Persecution of Christians became common, and the experience of persecution shaped the Church. In 313 AD, the Roman Emperor Constantine ended persecution and Christianity transformed once more to become a pillar of Roman society....
Reading
6 videos (Total: 57 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Diversity in the Year 200: Dura Europos (c. 240), with Dr. Lisa Brody [Yale University Art Gallery]10m
The Conversion of Constantine8m
The Arian-Nicene Controversy11m
The Nature of Christ8m
The Rise of Rome8m
Reading3 lecturas
The Creed of Nicaea15m
Conversion of Constantine20m
Yale University Art Gallery—Dura-Europos: Excavating Antiquity10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
From Persecution to Empire20m
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2
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3 horas para completar

Augustine and the North African Church

“Augustine and the North African Church,” studies two areas of early and vibrant Christian growth: Egypt and North Africa. These areas responded to intense Roman persecution by developing a theology of martyrdom. Indeed, both areas became bastions of early Christian theological thinking, with the North African Church producing the most important Christian theologian ever: Augustine of Hippo....
Reading
6 videos (Total: 69 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
North African Christianity15m
Martyrdom and Persecution14m
The Martyrdom of Perpetua (with Max & Nazanin)5m
Augustine14m
Islamic Invasion of North Africa7m
Reading4 lecturas
Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas30m
Augustine on Donatists40m
A timeline of the Great Persecution10m
See the Coptic necropolis el Bagawat (Egypt), one of the earliest Christian cemeteries10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Augustine and North African Church20m
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3
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4 horas para completar

Monastic Lives: Desert Fathers to Celtic Christianity

“Monastic Lives: Desert Fathers to Celtic Christianity,” examines the origins of monasticism in Christianity. After the end of Roman persecution, some Christians chose to isolate themselves in the desert and deny themselves food, sleep, and material comforts. Why? And how did this movement develop into medieval monasticism? This module will explain the early roots and influence of monks and nuns in Christianity....
Reading
7 videos (Total: 80 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Saint Catherine’s (with Max)4m
Saint Benedict10m
Irish Monasticism15m
The Viking Age (with Nazanin)5m
Venerable Bede, Saint Cuthbert, and Northumbria14m
Alcuin and the Carolingian Renaissance15m
Reading5 lecturas
Life of St. Anthony10m
Benedict Rule10m
Explore the Gutenberg Bible and its history10m
Browse the Book of Kells medieval manuscript10m
View the Lindisfarne Gospels' early medieval illuminations10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Monastic Lives, Desert Fathers to Celtic Christianity20m
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4
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4 horas para completar

Reformers and Crusaders

“Reformers and Crusaders,” focuses on Christianity during the dawn of the medieval period. Here we ask: How did Christianity respond to the new feudal world of medieval Europe? Popes, monks, and knights became essential features of the Christian faith during this period, roughly 950 – 1350 AD....
Reading
8 videos (Total: 68 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Feudalism7m
Christian Reform12m
Bernard of Clairvaux (with Max)6m
Divided Christianity6m
Crusades14m
Innocent III10m
Cathar Heresy (with Nazanin)6m
Reading6 lecturas
Fulcher of Chartres, Speech of Urban II10m
The Capture of Jerusalem (1244)10m
Christian Attacks on Jews30m
Henry IV's letter to Gregory VII10m
The Romance of the Rose10m
Hagia Sophia's Christian mosaics10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Reformers and Crusaders20m
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por ESMar 23rd 2018

A great journey! Lots of information and bonus material! I'm very thankful for the course. It might be that the professor's speech is sometimes a bit difficult to follow, but it's a minor drawback

por AWJun 20th 2017

Well developed and presented course.. It'll be good to have it continued from 1650 to where the Christian faith is today. I'll be very interested to be part of it if it is developed.

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Bruce Gordon

Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History
Yale Divinity School

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