Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Church History In Africa

COURSE CODE: CRE1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Augustine Confessions Trans.  (1991) Chadwick. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), available at http://www.vatican.va/archive/catechism/ccc_toc.htm
  • Christopher Dawson (1960), “The six Ages of the Church”, The Historic Reality of Christian Culture, New York: Harper and Bros.
  • Frend, W.H.C.  (1991) The Early Church. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress Press.
  • Jeffers, James. (1999). The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era. Downer’s Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press.
  • McManners, John, ed.  (1990) Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • St. Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Smymaeans, 8:2 in Early Christian Fathers, Cyril C. Richardson,ed., New York: MacMillan (1970).
  • Lapple Alfred (1982). The Catholic Church: A Brief History; New York; Paulist Press.
  • Locke, John. (2003) First and Second Treatise of Civil Government. Yale: Yale University Press.
  • Lindberg, Carter. (2000). The European Reformations: A source Book. Malden: Blackwell.
  • Pinchas E. Lapide (1981), The Last three Popes and the Jews, New York: Rochester
  • Vidmar, John (2005). The Catholic Church Through the Ages .New York. Paulist.
  • White, L. Michael. (2004). From Jesus to Christianity. New York: Harper-Collins. Harper-San Francisco.
  •  Winston, Jacquelyn E. ( 2011). Course Reader for Seminar in the History of Early Christianity