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HIS1013 - Introduction to Church History

Course Description

An introductory course that explores the development of the Christian Church from Pentecost to the present day.

Course Objectives

  • Ability to describe the impact of the historical background of the New Testament on the message of Jesus and Paul.

  • Ability to describe the general story line of Church History and the development of the major doctrines and creeds.

  • Ability to identify and describe the significance of the major figures, themes, and events of the: Patristic, Medieval, Reformation, Puritan, Pietist, Wesleyan, and Modern periods of Church History.

  • Ability to describe how the church implemented its mission in the various periods of Church History.

  • Ability to describe and interpret the relationship between culture and individual behavior.

  • Ability to understand, appreciate, and work sensitively to explain the nature of cultures and sub-cultures.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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