Christian Studies Cluster Introduction
Christianity has been a defining force in European and Euro-American history and culture, and has profoundly influenced the visual arts, theater, music, poetry, and philosophy. It has also spread throughout the world. The Christian Studies cluster offers a way to study it without the constraints of a conventional major. As befits its place within a university curriculum, Christian Studies courses are taught by people who come from a variety of faith commitments, including secular ones.
The Christian Studies cluster offers a set of courses, changing from year to year, which can be grouped under the following headings, as pathways to assist in gaining a coherent understanding of Christianity. These are:
Although these pathways should provide assistance in devising a more coherent educational experience, those marked with an asterisk also suggest links to various information available through the internet, such as bibliographies, important texts, and musical and video clips.