History of Christianity: Middle Ages

lreli1253  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of Christianity: Middle Ages
5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2018-2019 !

Bertrand Paul;
Main themes
To meet these objectives, the course covers the following: - the study of one or two of these questions: the development of monasticism, the Christianisation of Europe, the Imperial Church, Gregorian and Clunisian reform, the birth of the Cistercians and of the mendicant orders, the development of female piety, the Devotio moderna and the pre-reform. - the daily life of the Christians and Church history in our regions with the course extended to cover the situation of Eastern churches. - an initiation to historical criticism and the use of the work instruments of historians of this period.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 By the end of this course, the student should be able to: - situate the principal chronological markers of the history of Christianity in the Middle Ages; - read historical sources with a critical spirit; - make proper use of the work instruments of the Medievalist historian.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in History

Bachelor in religious studies

Minor in Christian Theology

Minor in Medieval Studies