RLG454H1: Social History of the Jesus Movement

Hours: 
24S

The social setting of the early Jesus movement in Roman Palestine and the cities of the Eastern Empire. Topics will include: rank and legal status; patronalia and clientalia; marriage and divorce; forms of association outside the family; slavery and manumission; loyalty to the empire and forms of resistance.

Prerequisite: 

RLG241Y1 or RLG241H1, and at least one of RLG320H1/​ RLG321H1/​ RLG322H1/​ RLG323H1/​ RLG324H1/​ RLG325H1/​ RLG326H1, and permission of instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)