2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

REL 3300 - Sex, Gender, and the Body in Ancient and Medieval Christianity

Goals: To explore the development of Christian thought and practice in its relationship to bodies, gender, sexuality, and culture from the first century B.C.E. through the medieval period up to the Protestant Reformation.

Content: Persecution of the early church, formation of teachings of bodies, gender, and sexuality, Augustine and Monasticism on sin and sexuality, medieval women mystics and the body’s relationship to salvation, Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the reaffirmation of sexuality.

Taught: Alternate years

Credits: 4