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Engaging Church History (GCH)


Content
  • Intro to Church History
  • Course Syllabus for Engaging the Bible Skilfully
  • About Your Textbook
  • The Who What When Where of Church History
  • How to Study Church History: Consider Different Perspectives
  • Why Study Church History
  • 3 Mind Maps of Church History
  • New Testament Church Context
  • The Roman Empire as Christianity's Birthplace
  • The Jewish and Greek Context of the Early Church
  • Christianity's Early Severance from Judaism
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Intro and New Testament Church Context
  • Early Christian Variants
  • 3 Perspectives on Early Church History
  • Defending and Defining Early Christianity
  • Persecuted and Misunderstood
  • Martyrdom as Christian Witness
  • End of Section Test
  • Imperial Church
  • From Persecution to Tolerance to Favour
  • Consequences of Imperial Favour
  • Councils and Creeds: Precursors
  • Councils of Nicaea and Constantinople
  • The Council of Chalcedon and the Great Schism
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Early Christian Variants and the Imperial Church
  • Christianities East and West
  • Christian Diversity
  • Christianities In the East
  • Other Eastern Varieties, Then and Now
  • Christianities in the West
  • A Profile of Celtic Christianity
  • Islam and Christianity
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Christianities in East and West
  • Reflection Paper on The Early Churches
  • Medieval European Christendom
  • Why Learn about The Middle Ages?
  • First Phase 5th-8th Century
  • Second Phase 9th-11th Century
  • The High Middle Ages 11th-13th Centuries
  • Signs of Disorder
  • Medieval European Christendom 13th-15th Centuries
  • Collapse in the East
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Medieval Christianity
  • The Protestant Reformation
  • The Protestant Reformation
  • Luther's Transformation
  • Protestant Varieties
  • The Rise of Anabaptism
  • Calvin and the Reformed Church
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on The Reformation and Protestant Varieties
  • Competition and Expansion
  • Wars of Religion 1550-1700
  • Regional Conflicts: France and the Netherlands
  • Regional Conflicts: England and the Thirty Years' War
  • Exporting European Christianity East and South
  • Exporting European Christianity Westward
  • Enlightenment and Evangelicalism
  • Era of Enlightenment
  • Evangelicals
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Expansion and Enlightenment
  • Reflection Paper on Medieval to Enlightenment
  • Christianity and the Modern West - DAVID DO THIS AND FORWARD
  • Christianity and the Modern West
  • The American and French Revolutions
  • Religious Awakening and Romanticism
  • Revival and Reform
  • Reaction and Retreat
  • Modernism and Fundamentalism
  • The Great Divide
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Christianity and the Modern West
  • Global Expansion Western Crisis
  • The Missionary Century
  • Missions to Asia
  • Missions to Africa
  • WWI and Disillusionment
  • Polarization and WWII
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Global Expansion
  • Post War Developments
  • Increasing Christian Unity
  • Globalizing Unity: WCC and WEA
  • Transforming Roman Catholicism
  • Eastern Orthodoxy and Thoughts on Unity
  • Global Shifts
  • Realignment and Activism
  • From West to Global South
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Post War Developments
  • Twenty-First Century
  • Twenty-First Century Landscape
  • West versus Global South
  • Global Christianity
  • Horizons
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on the 21st Century
  • Reflection Paper on Modernity till the Present
  • A Project For You
  • Affirmation of Required Readings
  • Ministry Application Project
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed