|DUE DATES READING ASSIGNMENTS||TO BE ANNOUNCED|
|DURATION||8 SESSION OF 5 HOURS + READING AND RESEARCH|
|COURSE SCRIPT||LIONEL BRENDOBAL|
|VIDEO TRANSCRIPT||AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH|
|EXAM /ASSIGNMENT||FINAL EXAM|
One of the main pastoral tasks is providing biblical counsel for congregation members. The necessary knowledge and skills for this practice are best won in specific courses and practical training exercises. Foundational to this is a basic understanding of the various facets of modern Psychology.
“Jesus proclaimed the kingdom of God, but what resulted was the Church.” This quote from the French theologian Alfred Loisy (1857-1940), draws the entire set of problems of the Church, as well as the theology of the church (Ecclesiology) to a sharp point.
This course covers Church History from the Protestant Reformation to the current time, based on selected events and developments. The course will follow the path of the Reformation from the European Continent to England and Scotland, and continue with the development of Protestant traditions in North America.