CHIS9230: The Church in Historical Perspective

Class Program
Credits 4

This course critically considers a variety of historical understandings of the Church as reflected in her thought and creedal statements, institutional and group developments, practices, mission, and role within society. This course will reflect on the implications of these considerations for contemporary understandings of the Church and her practices. Specific emphasis will be given to Christianity’s expansion into the Central and South America, as well as the United States.