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Religion (RELI)

College of the Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

RELI 2220 [0.5 credit]

Early Christianity

Introduction to the critical study of the writings of the New Testament with discussion of their Hellenistic and Jewish background, the historical Jesus, Paul and his letters, and historical and sociological explanations for the rise of the early church and interpretation of its writings.
Precludes additional credit for RELI 1003, RELI 1200 & RELI 2207.
Lecture three hours a week.

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