AAPTIS 476 - The Church of Armenia: Profile of a National Institution
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Advisory Prerequisites:
Upper-class undergraduates or graduate students.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Christianity was introduced into Armenia in early fourth century. A hierarchy emerged, dogma developed and the Church gradually evolved into an autocephalous, national institution. Besides religious-spiritual, social-cultural roles, the Church frequently provided political leadership. As the oldest institution, the Church still plays a most vital role in Armenian realities today. With political, cultural and social history as its essential background, this course will examine the new tradition Christianity fashioned in Armenia: the rise and history of the Church, its dogma and theology, canon and institutions, hierarchies, literature, art and architecture, and the Church's relations with the Greek and Syrian churches, Islam, the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestants, in both Armenia and the Armenian Diaspora from its rise in the fourth, to the twenty-first, century. Special emphasis will be placed on the new Christian Armenian identity the Church forged and fostered as its custodian,

Intended audience: Upperclass undergraduates and graduate students in Armenian Studies, AAPTIS, MENAS, History, Religion, MEMS, Christian studies. Students with general interest in Islamic studies and Comparative Literature.

Course Requirements: Five presentations by students for class discussions on pre-assigned topics. Two 7-page papers or one 15-page paper plus a take-home final. Attendance and participation in discussions.

Class Format: 3 hours/week in lecture format with a number of pre-assigned topics for class discussion.

AAPTIS 476 - The Church of Armenia: Profile of a National Institution
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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