Course Information

Women and Christianity (CHST 6250)

Term: Academic Year 2016-2017 Spring


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Mon, 6:40 PM - 9:00 PM (1/17/2017 - 5/19/2017) Location: MAIN CLASS 112


This course will focus on the lives of Christian women beginning in the first century CE, and moving through the early Christian period, the Byzantine and Medieval periods, and the modern period, ending with an account from the midtwentieth century. The course will end with a discussion of a contemporary issue in the lives of Christian women, exploring the issue from the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox perspectives. The course readings consist of primary source material.