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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Religious Studies

REL 224 Early Christianity (1)

Covers the history of nascent Christianity from its beginnings in the Galilee and following its migration into various cities of the Hellenistic world, including Jerusalem, Antioch, Edessa, Alexandria, and Rome. Attention will be given especially to the various settings in which Christianity took root and the resulting diversity of expression, in terms of belief and practice, to be found in the earliest sources.

  • Offering: Alternate years in spring
  • Instructor: McGaughy