HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY II

FROM THE EARLY CHURCH TO THE REFORMATION

LECTURE TITLES

  1. The Anabaptists

  2. The Anglican Reformation

  3. The Counter-Reformation

  4. The Counter-Reformation: Missions

  5. The Puritan Challenge, Triumph, Failure and Success

  6. Puritanism and the Inner Life of the Church and the Decline of Puritanism

  7. The Enlightenment

  8. Continental Pietism

  9. The Second Evangelical Revival (1785-1830) - Britain and Europe

  10. Second Evangelical Awakening – America   

  11. Second Evangelical Awakening continued

  12. The Birth of Protestant Mission

  13. Schleiermacher and the rise of Liberalism

  14. Catholic Revivalism – Anglo-Catholicism, Ultramontanism and Catholic anti-modernism

  15. The Rise and Fall of Evangelical Protestantism

  16. The Rise and Fall of the Social Gospel Movement

  17. The Fundamentalist response to Liberalism  

  18. The Church’s Response to Hitler: Bonhoeffer and the Confessing Church  

  19. The Korean Church in the Twentieth Century

  20. The Chinese Church in the Twentieth Century

  21. The African Church in the Twentieth Century

  22. Twentieth Century Pentecostalism – the case of Latin America

Required Reading

 

  1. Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity. Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation. NY: HarperCollins, 2010. 

  2. Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity. Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day.  NY: HarperCollins, 2010. 

  3. Fea, John. Why Study History? Reflecting on the Importance of the Past (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013).