Your essay should be 500-750 words. Be sure to support your response with specific examples taken from Chapter 6 & 7 in your textbook, and the Module 1 & 2 interactive guides. Answers should be detailed and specific with reference to particular lines of literature/poetry/lyrics where applicable. Unsupported answers will receive little or no credit, and vague answers will be graded down. DO NOT USE OTHER SOURCES than those listed above.
Explore how each example shows one or the other characteristic by using specific examples taken from the work itself, using quotations from the sources below and in-text parenthetical references to support your position.
Document quotations and paraphrases (MLA format), and include a Works Cited page. DO NOT USE OUTSIDE SOURCES OTHER THAN THOSE PROVIDED ON BLACKBOARD.
Citation: Use your own ideas to write this essay. Quote sparingly and always introduce quotations and explain them. Document quotations and paraphrases using MLA format, and include a Works Cited page. Check under “Essays” on the course menu for examples of how to cite course materials
Follow standard essay format (thesis, supporting paragraphs—one for each discipline—and conclusion) to make it easier. Please feel free to ask questions via email, or schedule a telephone, video conference or in-person appointment to see me about your essay.
Use your Culture and Values textbook, the supplemental readings (posted excerpts), and the material in the Interactive Files in Module 1 and 2 to support your thesis.
SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY EARLY VIA EMAIL FOR DETAILED FEEDBACK ON YOUR DRAFT.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE OUTSIDE SOURCES OTHER THAN YOUR C&V TEXTBOOK AND THOSE sources PROVIDED ON BLACKBOARD in Modules 1 and 2.
1. Trace the development of early Christianity through the posted excerpts from the Old Testament, the posted excerpts from the New Testament, the posted excerpts from Augustine’s Confessions and the material from Boethius in Chapter 7 of C&V as well as the material in the Interactive Files in Module 1 and 2. How did these early works and writers help to shape Christianity into what would become the most influential religion in the Western world?