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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
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HIST 585 - Medieval Christianity

Credits: 3

A survey of the development of Christianity in western Europe during the Middle Ages (c. 500-1500). Topics include the development of the papacy and the ecclesiastical hierarchy, the role of kings and other rulers, the Crusades, scholasticism, purgatory, penance, monasticism, specific religious orders like the Franciscans, baptism, marriage, asceticism, how medieval Christians read the Bible, saints, the roles of women, and heresy. 

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Typically Offered
Fall, Spring

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