OPEN SEP 02, 2019 – NOV 06, 2019  1,050 $
OPEN SEP 03, 2021 – NOV 27, 2021  1,050 $
Church History I
The course covers the history of the church of its beginnings to the eve of the Protestant Reformation. Special emphasis is placed on the process of formation and development one’s own Christian identity.
TIME COMMITMENT6 HOURS PER WEEK
DURATION8 WEEKS + RESEARCH
PACETUTOR GUIDED
MODULHISTORY
COURSE LANGUAGEENGLISH
VIDEO TRANSCRIPTAVAILABLE IN ENGLISH
DIFFICULTYINTERMEDIATE
CREDIT HOURS4
TOTAL TIME80 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH

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What you´ll learn

Church History I: Early Church through Pre-Reformation eras
The course covers the history of the church of its beginnings to the eve of the Protestant Reformation. Special emphasis is placed on the process of formation and development one’s own Christian identity..

Course Goals

  • The student understands the basics of church history.
  • The student recognizes the enormous change between ancient and medieval church.
  • The student internalizes the nexus between political and theological development

Acquired Skills

  • The student reconstructs the essential developments in church history.
  • The student interprets his/her own position in terms of its historical influences.
  • The student understands oneself as part of a living Church history
OPEN SEP 02, 2019 – NOV 06, 2019
OPEN SEP 03, 2021 – NOV 27, 2021
1,050 $

Contents of the course in detail

Church History I: Early Church through Pre-Reformation eras
  • The emergence from Judaism
  • The emergence of the institution church
  • Orthodoxy and heresy
  • Persecution and martyrdom
  • From the persecuted minority to power in the world
  • WhaMonasticism
  • The Crusades
  • Medieval theology

Faculty

Riley Palmer (MA)

Final exam

Online test

Composition of the final grade

Term paper (100%)

Preparatory tasks for the students

Readings (20 hours)

Proof of achievement

Term paper (40 hours)

Required Reading

To be announced. A typical Bachelor-level course will require up to 600 pages of reading.

Additional Bibliography

To be announced.