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HIS6221 History of Global Christianity 1

This course provides a global survey of Christianity from its birth to the close of the Middle Ages. You will discuss and analyze the Early Church's growth, challenges, and compromises, including the Crusades and early missionary efforts. Special attention will be given to the way in which the Early Church responded to the Great Commission by establishing churches in African, Slavic, Indian, Sinic and Latin American civilizations. Attention will also be given to Christianity's relationship with both Judaism and Islam before 1500.