Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022


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RELI 123 001 (CRN: 14287)


Department: Religion
Instructor: Homewood, Nathanael
Meeting: 3:00PM - 3:50PM MWF (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Analyzing Diversity: Yes
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 20
Enrollment data as of: 18-JUN-2024 12:34PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM F
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to world Christianity from historical and thematic perspectives. Readings and lectures for the course will draw from interdisciplinary research and scholarship to situate world Christianity as a dynamic spiritual, intellectual, cultural, and communal tradition. This course will introduce students to Christianity in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific using historical analysis to probe the history of the Christian movement, its global distribution, its sacred texts and practices, social engagement, and roles it has a place in a changing world. Interdisciplinary texts will be used to probe selected topics including but not limited to proselytization, leadership, the dynamic competitive relations between mainline churches, emerging Christian communities, and the social and political dimensions of world Christianity.