|SFTS Offers Online History of Christianity Course for Fall 2014
Fall 2014 Online
History of Christianity Course
((HS 8010)) CHRISTIANITIES: FROM
JEWISH SECT TO COLONIAL RELIGION
Join San Francisco Theological Seminary’s professor of Church History, Dr.
Christopher Ocker, for an introductory online history course that will cover historical periods from the Roman Emipire through the Reformation. Auditing students are
An introduction to Christianity in the context of world history and religions,
from the second century to 1700. Particular emphasis on the Mediterranean world,
Central Asia, North Africa, and Europe as pluralistic social and cultural environments.
Lectures, work with and discussion of primary sources, including materials
drawn from the visual arts and music. Midterm examination, final examination.
Term papers may be substituted for each. Extra-credit book reviews also
possible. This course is the online section of HS 1080 for students who do not
live on the SFTS campus. Mostly asynchronous format. Weekly reading in primary
sources, lectures by audio file, and written posts to a discussion forum on
Moodle. Three live-streaming conferences. Mid-term and final examinations. [20 max
enrollment; PIN code required; Auditors with faculty permission]
Unclassified students (i.e. students not enrolled with the Graduate Theological
Union) interested in auditing the course may fill out the below form, which
will be submitted to Dr. Ocker for approval:
HS 8010 Registration Form
GTU students may enroll for this course through WebAdvisor