Historical Origins of Christianity Course

Unit 2:  Christian Belief and Practice in

The First Two Centuries

Unit Skills and Objectives

· Develop an understanding and appreciation of Luke’s history of the early Church

· Develop an understanding of the practice of the Sunday Sabbath in the early Church

· Develop an understanding of the how Church Buildings and patterns of worship developed

   in the early Church

· Develop an understanding of baptism in the early Church

· Develop an understanding of the Eucharistic celebration in the early Church

· 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