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Queen's University
 

Historical Studies Courses

THEO-541 (4) The History of Christianity

A survey of major developments in the history of Christianity from the apostolic period to the present

THEO-545 (4) The Church in Canada

An exploration through readings, seminar discussions and student presentations, of the nature and impact of Christianity in Canada from the beginning of European settlement to the present.

THEO-740 (4) Jesus through the Centuries

Through classic texts, literature and art, this course explores some of the different ways the person and work of Christ have historically been understood and experienced.

THEO-741 (4) Early and Medieval Christianity

An examination of the theology and spirituality of a number of significant women and men in the Christian tradition from the apostolic period to the fifteenth century CE with a focus on doctrine within the rich, changing, cultural context of Christianity.

THEO-742 (4) Reformation and Revival

A study of the theology and spirituality of a number of significant leaders in the Christian faith tradition from the 16th to the early 20th century, with special attention on the relationship between religious revival and social and cultural change and the ways in which understanding the past can help to inform the present.

THEO-747 (4) Topics in Christian History I

A seminar chourse which examines a selected theme within the Christian tradition, such as the role of gender in shaping Christian identity and church participation, religion and public life, Christianity and economics, and leadership styles within the church.

THEO-748 (4) Topics in Christian History II

A seminar chourse which examines a selected theme within the Christian tradition, such as the role of gender in shaping Christian identity and church participation, religion and public life, Christianity and economics, and leadership styles within the church.

THEO-749 (4) History and Theology of The United Church of Canada

This course will examine the history, theology, ethos, and developing traditions of The United Church of Canada, from its beginning to the present.  It will begin with a brief consideration of the United Church's antecedent denominational families, look at the movement for church union, and review how the United Church has developed and changed since 1925.  It will also examine key United Church theological statements and documents that have helped to shape denominational thinking at various points in its history.

 

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