THEO 206 - Introduction to Christian Origins

Introduction to Christian Origins

THEO 206
Introduction to Christian Origins

  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)

Undergraduate, 3 credits


Lucian Turcescu

Direct Access Fee:

$22.64 CAD + applicable taxes.


This course is a study of the historical origins of the Church with a view to understanding the creative originality of the Christian tradition. It explores possibilities for the rethinking of contemporary Christianity in light of the common sources of diverse Christian traditions.


Gerard Vallée,
The Shaping of Christianity: The History and Literature of its Formative Centuries (Paulist Press/Novalis, 2002), 272 pp.

"The Shaping of Christianity" is available through the course website and is included in the cost of the online textbook.

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