Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction

RELIGION261

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. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

HISTORY244
MEDREN354

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ, EI