• The Church: (the four dogmatic properties of the Church, Division within the Church, the Holy Tradition), main heresies in the ancient Church, the Apostles' creed, the Didache (Teaching of the 12 Apostles),

    The life , writings and teachings of the Apostolic Fathers : Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp of Smyrna, Papias of Hierapolis, Epistle of Barnabas, The shepherd of Hermas.

    A study on the life and works of the early apologists and the defenders of faith: (Quadrates, Aristides of Athens, Aristo of Pella, the letter to Diognetus, Justin the Martyr, Tatian the Syrian, Melito of Sardis, Athanagoras of Athens, Apollinarius of Hierapolis, Irenaeus of Lyons, Clement of Alexandria, Origin of Alexandria, Dionysus of Alexandria, Tertullian, Cyprian of Carthage, Hippolytus of Rome)

  • Golden Age of the Patristic Literature (Patristic Period: 300-450 A.D). A Study on the Life, Works And Teachings of Eusabius of Caesarea, Athanasius of Alexandria, Cyril of Jerusalem, Basil the Great, St. Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa, John Chrysostom, Cyril of Alexandria, Ephrem the Syrian, Dioscorus of Alexandria, Jacob of Serug, Severius of Antioch, Philoxenus of Maboug, Timothy Aelurus, Hilary of Poitiers, Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo, Jerome
  • This course is designed to provide the learner with an introduction to Ethiopian Culture History, by examining the historical developments of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The course will cover topics related to the origins and religious traditions of Ethiopia. In addition, a survey of key events, dates, and people will help to offer a lens to critically analyze historical developments. Finally, the course will provide recommendations that will help the ecumenical endeavors of our age.