Church History 2

Church History 2 (Apostles to Pre-Reformation) (TH2)

In the 1500s the Protestant Reformation turned the Western world upside down and inside out.  In a very real way, almost all significant historical events in the West since that time have either been in support of the values and goals of the Reformation or a reaction against it.  Our class will examine what led to the Protestant Reformation, the main characters and events of that time and how it has shaped the church and the world ever since.

Fridays, 1-3 PM, July 5-August 23, 2013 (8 sessions)

Required Texts:  Church History in Plain Language, by Bruce L. Shelley — $250 pesos

Study notes for the final exam in Church History 2.

TH2 – Intro – Forces Leading to the Reformation – July 5

Lecture notes in PDF                               Lecture notes in PPT

TH2 – Reformation Begins – Luther – July 12

Read chapters 23-24; pp. 224-246
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TH2 – Other Reformers – Zwingli, Anabaptists, Calvin, Knox – July 19

Read chapters 25-26; pp. 247-263
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TH2 – Growth of Protestantism – July 26

Read chapters 27, 30; pp. 264-270, 291-300
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TH2 – Catholicism and Counter-Reformation – August 2

Read chapters 28-29; pp. 271-290
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TH2 – Orthodoxy, Rationalism and Pietism – August 9

Read chapters 31-34; pp. 301-340
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TH2 – Beyond Christendom – August 16

Read chapters 35-38; pp. 341-382
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TH2 – Materialism and Modern Times; Final Exam – August 23

Read chapters 39-49; pp. 383-505
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