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Jews, Christians and Pagans

Exploring conflict and co-operation among Jews and Christians and their Graeco-Roman neighbours in the 1st- 6th century. Topics include: religious diversity and coexistence, the role of politics in religious identity formation, and the roots of the Western idea of 'Religion'.

RELIGST 3J03

Jews, Christians and Pagans

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: Yes

Exploring conflict and co-operation among Jews and Christians and their Graeco-Roman neighbours in the 1st- 6th century. Topics include: religious diversity and coexistence, the role of politics in religious identity formation, and the roots of the Western idea of 'Religion'.


Two lectures, one tutorial; one term Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above. RELIGST 1D06 A/B or three units from the Biblical Studies Field of Study is strongly recommended