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RELĀ 262: Catholic Rome, Lutheran Wittenberg (abroad)

This course examines religion in Italy and Germany at several decisive turning points in the past and today. Students analyze Catholic theology and church practices, from ancient times to the Renaissance, through site visits and events in Rome (city of the popes) and Florence. They examine emergence of Protestantism through activities in the region around Wittenberg, birthplace of Martin Luther's Reformation. They compare the influence of religion in Italian and German culture. Offered periodically during Interim. Counts toward medieval studies major and German studies concentration.
Prerequisite: BTS-B.

Medieval Studies

...Medieval Europe HIST 299 Topics in History REL 262 Catholic Rome, Lutheran Wittenberg (abroad) and...