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Undergraduate Course: History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A (ECHS08005)

Course Outline
School School of Divinity College College of Humanities and Social Science
Course type Standard Availability Available to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits 20
Home subject area Ecclesiastical History Other subject area None
Course website None Taught in Gaelic? No
Course description The course aims to provide students with a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement in time and space.

1a. Considers the period from its Middle Eastern and European origins in theological and sociological/political terms to the Inquisition (50.CE to 1500)
Entry Requirements
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Tutorial readings 5 (TBC)
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisites None
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
New CollegeTutorial2-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 1, Monday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Lecture Room 1
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes Stationery Requirements Comments
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A2:0020 sides / Laptop OptionLaptop Option
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:0020 sides / Laptop OptionLaptop Option
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students should gain a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement from its Middle Eastern origins to the Inquisition, presenting and being able to apply a range of historical approaches when they study the growth and diversification of Christianity as a world religion.

Students will acquire a broad understanding of the place of Christianity in world history and be aware of the interactions of Christianity with other world religions.
Assessment Information
One Essay (20%);
One weblog entry on the course website, together with tutorial presentation (10%) AND weekly comments on the website backed up by participation in the tutorial (10%);
Degree exam (60%).
In order to pass this course, you must obtain a minimum of 40% in each of the above assessed components.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Contacts
Course organiser Dr Sara Parvis
Tel: (0131 6)50 8907
Email: S.Parvis@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary Mrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: j.cannon@ed.ac.uk
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