This online 3-credit course (8 – 19 June 2020) offers an historical overview and survey of attitudes toward homoeroticism and homosexuality in ancient, medieval, and modern Christianity in the West and in present-day American Christianities. Several key figures, texts, and movements will be considered and analyzed with a view toward understanding and interpreting their impact on contemporary debates.
For more information, contact Professor Bernard Schlager at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Ancient Foundations I: Ancient Greece and Rome
- Ancient Foundations II: Hebrew and Christian Scriptures
- Ancient Foundations III: Early and Late Antique Christianity
- The Medieval World I: The Invention of Sodomy
- The Medieval World II: The Formation of a Persecuting Society
- The Renaissance: Two Case Studies
- Sexuality, the Family, and Same-Sex Desire in Reformation Europe
- Modern Understandings of Same-Sex Desire I
- Modern Understandings of Same-Sex Desire II
- Contemporary Christianity I
- Contemporary Christianity II