HDS 1752

Augustine and His Heretics

Charles Marshall Stang

Description

This course will survey Augustine of Hippo's theological career through the lens of his encounters with three "heresies" of Roman North Africa: Manichaeism, Donatism, and Pelagianism. Particular attention will be paid to following themes: evil, freedom, the will, and selfhood.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 18 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1429

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Spring 2016
Tues 4pm-6pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • New Testament and Early Christianity
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None