Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction

MEDREN 354

Exploration of modern popular fictional representations of Christianity in the Middle Ages, including novels and films. Comparison with original medieval sources to understand relationship between present-day interpretations and actual medieval practice, and what this reveals about both cultures. Of particular concern: ethical issues concerning Christianity and violence, wealth, power and notions of democracy and modernity. Instructor: Dubois. One course.

Notes
Instructor: DuBois, M 6:15-8:45, Course Study Area: History, Religion & Philosophy

Crosslisting Numbers: 

Religion 261
History 244
English 254

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ, EI

Course Study Areas: 

History, Philosophy and Religion