May 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 3541 - Medieval Christianity: Church and Society

Historical developments within Christian society between 5th- and 14th- centuries, with special focus on western Europe and the church of Rome. Includes the inner financial and legal workings of the church; monks as reformers and representatives of the papacy; heresy, mysticism, and the problem of uncovering popular devotion; the importance of gender in shaping religious theory and practice; cooperation and conflict between religious leaders and worldly rulers. Along with a textbook, students read, analyze, and discuss original source material in translation.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Oral presentations are clear and comprehensive.
  • Student’s work demonstrates critical use and proper citation of both primary and secondary sources.
  • Student’s work employs the formal styles of writing, argumentation, and presentation that historians use.
  • Student’s work reflects an understanding of the intellectual, political, economic, social, and cultural history of the United States, Europe, classical civilization, the Near-East, or one Non-Western area.

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