AT110-Spirituality of the Early Church
AT 110 – SPIRITUALITY OF THE EARLY CHURCH
An exploration of the ascetical programs, theological vision, ethical thought, and worship life of the Christian Church from the time of the Apostles the Early Middle Ages. Special emphasis will be given to Ireneaus, Origen, John Chrysostom, Athanasius, the Cappadocians, John Chrysostom, Maximus the Confessor, Augustine, Jerome, Ambrose, and Gregory the Great. The readings will be set in the context of Late Antiquity, the Late Roman Empire, and Hellenistic culture. Visual analogs, such as the catacombs, sarcophagi, and Icons will also be explored and experienced throughout the course. Readings will be in translation (but with the option to begin Patristic Greek for those interested, or Latin for the Western fathers).
Prof. McPherson. 3 credits.
Easter 2013. Mondays,10:30am-12:20pm.
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