Module 4 – Readings in Early African Christianity 2 – Carthage and its Vicinity – 6 units/9 semester hours)

Module 4 presents an investigation and analysis of the key theological questions, issues, and figures connected with Carthage and its vicinity: Tertullian, Cyprian, Lactantius, Augustine, Quodvultdeus, Donatism, Pelagianism, councils, conflicts, the sacraments, the Church. Though principally an intensive reading module of primary sources in translation, this module also covers the North African Jewish community, the Vandals, Byzantines, and Berbers, the Islamic conquest, the survival of Christianity under Islamic rule, and North African connections to the larger Mediterranean and Sub‐Saharan African worlds.

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for the program

In October 2016, we begin with the new group of students that desires to study towards an MA in Early African Christian Studies. Now is the time to register!

in Heliopolis

The residential weeks for the MA studies and its administrative center are at St Michael and all Angels Anglican Church in Heliopolis. The MA study is ecumenical and open to students from any denomination.


» 1 October 2016. Deadline for paying the one-time Registration fee for new students only.

» 5 October 2016: deadline for paying tuition.

» 5-8 October 2016: Residential week with Dr Evan Howard on Monasticism in the Early Church