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Making Christianities: Competing Identities in a Religiously Diverse World - ECH4803

Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To introduce students to the reception history of early Christian traditions in the process of canon formation; to inculcate familiarity with the rich variety of Christian religious literature in their respective socio-rhetorical and cultural contexts; to enable students to understand and explain the embeddedness of Late Antique Christian traditions in their Graeco-Roman religious contexts in the formation of Christian identities; and to enable students to explain the origins of Christianity as a religio-cultural phenomenon.