Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction

ENGLISH 254

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
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • GSF 261
  • HISTORY 244
  • MEDREN 354
  • RELIGION 261
Typically Offered
Spring Only