This course is a survey of church history from the early church to the modern day. It will highlight the key events, turning points, personalities, theological developments, and places in the development of Christianity. This course will also critique of the development Western Christianity from the context of the Black Church, its history, and theology.
To gain an overall chronology of the history of Christianity. To remember the key periods and persons shaping church history. To read and reflect upon some of the major documents of Christianity in the context of its history. To develop a critical and discipline approach to Christian theology in its historical content.
Part 1: The Early Church
Part 2: The Medieval Church
Part 3: The Reformation
Part 4: The Modern Church
Part 5: The Black Church
Read Perspectives from Church History (ETA) in its entirety (20% of your grade).
Complete all the questions from the ETA book (80% of your grade).
Write a short 3 page paper on what event and person is most important to you in church history and your personal experience in the Black Church.
Class participation is essential.
Follow NLBI Summer Attendance Policy.
Class notes will be posted to the web site: www.SacraPagina.com.
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Your grade will be determined by your completed reading and answers from the ETA book along with your short paper.