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Great Courses: Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity (Hybrid)

  • Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
  • Time: 11:15am12:00pm
  • Location: Bozman Room

On Sunday, the adult education video class resumes through Zoom and in the Bozman room with Dr. Kenneth W. Harl’s 24 talk series “Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity.” Each 30 minute talk will be followed by a period of questions and discussions coordinated by Dwight Rodgers. The course examines the period from Christian origins to the final suppression of non-Christian institutions during the 6th Century. Dr. Harl has written:

“The conversion of the classical world to Christianity is one of the fundamental changes in Western civilization that has been matched only by the discovery of the New World and the industrial revolution. This course will explain the reasons for the clash between the pagans and the early Christians that ended in the Christianizing of the Roman world between the 4th and 6th centuries A.D.
The opening lectures define paganism and explain the piety and the appeal of the pagan cults of the Roman world.”

All are welcome to join in the Bozman room or through Zoom.

Join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 846 1030 7017

Passcode: 666321

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