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Undergraduate Course: History of Christianity as a World Religion 1B (ECHS08004)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEcclesiastical History Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course aims to provide students with a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement in time and space. It considers the period from the Reformation to the present. (1500 CE to present), including mission and ministry in Africa, Latin America, Asia and North America, as well as following changes in Europe
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A (ECHS08005)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Or by permission of the Course Manager
Additional Costs Tutorial readings 5 (TBC)
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesBy permission of the Course Manager
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeTutorial1-11 12:10 - 13:00
New CollegeLecture1-11 12:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 18, Monday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Lecture Room 1
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students should gain a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement from the early Reformation to the present, and be able to apply a range of historical approaches in studying 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 some interactions between denominations and with other religions.
Assessment Information
One Essay (30%)
One tutorial presentation (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
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsHCWR1B
Contacts
Course organiserProf Brian Stanley
Tel:
Email: brian.stanley@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: j.cannon@ed.ac.uk
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