EARLY CHRISTIAN LITERATURE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Examination of early Christian literature and the evolution of literary genres, and acquisition of the instruments required for reading Christian texts.
Students must have obtained 5 learning credits (Unit A) in the scientific subject area of “Early Christian Literature”.
Course contents summary
Course title: Minor figures in the anti-Arian polemic in the West.
The course will focus in particular on the treatise De fide by Gregorio di Elvira.
Gregorio di Elvira, De Fide / edited by Manlio Simonetti, Torino 1975
Additional bibliographical references will be provided during the lectures.
The course consists of classroom lectures supported by a weekly tutoring session.