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History of Christianity I (to AD 843) From the subapostolic age to the "Triumph of Orthodoxy" in the East and the Carolingian revival and Treaty of Verdun in the West. Geographical expansion of the church; the relation of Christian faith to cultural settings and other religions; the development of doctrinal and ethical positions; forms of Christian life and worship; the rise of Islam. Class participation, course portfolio, one short essay, and two other academic exercises (choice of reading notes, short papers, weekly quizzes, final exam, etc.).
Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Instructors: Alan L. Hayes
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Course Syllabus: Click here to see the course syllabus
WYH2241HF Emergence of Evangelicalism in Britain, 1730-1830 This course examines the rise of the evangelical tradition in British Christianity in its formative period between 1730 and 1830. Within the historical framework, attention is given to popular literature, politics, moral reform, education, and the home as expression of evangelical engagement.
Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00 Instructors: Thomas P. Power Teaching Methods: Lectures Course Syllabus: Click here to see the course syllabus Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 10 Additional Notes: This course has previously been taught under the title "Preachers, Activists and Saints"
WYH2244HS Revolution, Prophecy, and Millennialism, 1789-1850
Traces the role of prophecy and millennialism In the context of radical political and social change in Britain and Ireland in the period 1789-1850. Considers the impact of the American and French revolutions, and the Romantic movement in inducing a revival of millennialism in the early 19th century. Examines millennia! beliefs and how they impacted broader political, social, and ecclesiastical contexts.
Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Thomas P. Power
Teaching Methods: Lectures Course Syllabus: Click here to see the course syllabus
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 10 · Crosslisted to: Theological
Additional Notes: This course would fulfil the history elective requirement within the M.Div. program