Historical Origins of Christianity Course

Unit 1:  From Oral Tradition to Written Tradition

In this unit, we look at how tradition was handed down and preserved ion the early Church culminating in the canon of Scripture.

Unit Skills and Objectives


· Develop an understanding of the Early Church and development of the canon of Scripture till

  c. AD 200

· Develop an understanding of key persons and events in this process


· Develop online computer research skills in a range of settings


· Develop Geography skills to enhance historical understanding


· Record research findings in a systematic and appropriate manner


· Read, listen and view a range of historical and theological sources


· Write about theological and historical sources


· Critically analyze and evaluate theological and historical sources


· Make informed and reasoned  judgements