HIS 251 The History of Christianity in the World: HI1

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092

Surveys the history of Christianity and its impact on the world from its Jewish origins in the ancient Mediterranean system, into its European expansion, and ending with its modern global presence. Analyzes foundational theology, the impact of significant events, and the role of key people in their historical contexts. Inspects Christianity’s relationship with Judaism, Islam, the Enlightenment, modernity, moral systems and values. Provides students with an appreciation of the broad impact of the faith.