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THEO 206 - Introduction to Christian Origins

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.


  • Summer I (May 8 - June 18, 2024)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

$24.95 CAD + applicable taxes.


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.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.