Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Christian History 2 Course

This is part of the core curriculum for International Online Bible College, but anyone may use this material free of charge. 

Scope of the Course: In this course, you will learn about the Reformation and other movements in the Protestant and Catholic Church up until the middle of the 20th century.

Grading: Your grade will be based on the reflection comments you write for each of the videos below and your completion of the Use Your Gifts final project.


To complete the course...

1. Watch each of the following videos. Assignment: Leave a 100-word comment reflecting on the material in each video. I also encourage you to take notes to keep for your own use.

  1. Late Medieval Background to the Reformation
  2. Luther's Reformation Breakthrough
  3. Luther's Reformation
  4. Henry VIII and Early Anglicanism
  5. Later Lutheranism part 1
  6. Later Lutheranism part 2
  7. Calvin and Bullinger: The Reformed Tradition
  8. Huguenots and the French Reformation
  9. Ignatius Loyal and the Catholic Reformation
  10. Elizabeth I and Anglicanism
  11. The 17th Century
  12. Stuart England
  13. Puritanism
  14. The English Civil War and Puritanism
  15. Unitarians, Baptists, and Quakers
  16. The Dutch Revolt and Arminianism
  17. Lutheran Pietism
  18. Enlightenment part 1
  19. Enlightenment part 2
  20. The 18th Century
  21. Pilgrims and the New World
  22. The Life of John Wesley
  23. Wesley and Whitefield
  24. Jonathan Edwards
  25. The First Great Awakening
  26. American Revolution and the Church
  27. The Second Great Awakening
  28. Voltaire and the Radical Enlightenment
  29. Catholics in America
  30. The 19th Century
  31. Liberalism and the Church
  32. Great Awakenings: Holiness and Restoration Movements
  33. Catholicism and Vatican I
  34. The Oxford Movement
  35. Christian Fundamentalism
  36. World War I and the Church
  37. The Rise of Evangelicalism
  38. Pentecostalism
  39. The Black Church and Civil Rights


2. Use Your Gifts (1725 points) 

Choose one topic from this course for your final project. It may be writing a Bible study, recording yourself preaching a sermon, writing a worship song, creating a work of art, writing a research paper on a topic of interest, gathering a list of Bible verses on a certain theme, gathering a list of quotes on a theme, etc. – anything that shows you have engaged with and understood the subject.

Bible Helps may publish your final project as an example to other students and for the edification of our readers. You will be credited as the writer/creator, etc.




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