History of Christianity

Unit code: CH1001L


This unit introduces students to the major events, movements and issues experienced by Christianity from its beginning to the present day. It provides an introduction to Church and society relationships in the first three centuries; and the struggle to formulate, clarify and defend beliefs in the first five centuries. It includes discussion of the early medieval period; the Middle Ages; the Reformation—its causes and results; other movements for reform, and the shaping of modern denominational pluralism; missionary movements and methods of the modern era; and the shaping and shape of twentieth century Christianity.


Church History

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 1


  • Nil


Credit points: 15

Not available in 2018

Unit updated: 24/10/2017 3:33pm