History of Christianity

History of Christianity

6 Episodes

This is a survey course designed to further stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world.

History of Christianity
  • History of Christianity - The Early Church

    Episode 1

    The Early Church -- From the executions of Peter and Paul in Rome to the death of Augustine in North Africa, we follow the Early Church as she emerges from the womb of Judaism to survive horrendous persecution and become established in the Roman world. Explore what took place at the early Ecumeni...

  • History of Christianity - The Church in the Middle Ages

    Episode 2

    PART II: The Church in the Middle Ages: Quest for Order in Medieval Christendom -- During this period in history, universities, monasteries, and museums were established. The Church, with her majestic Cathedrals, joined these institutions in influencing society. But this interaction with culture ...

  • History of Christianity - The Reformation

    Episode 3

    PART III: The Reformation: Division and Renewal Between Medieval and Modern Times -- It was an age of exploration and discovery, of art and literature. The Medieval Church, however, had placed too much emphasis on the church as an institution. As a result, the papacy enjoyed unusual power often c...

  • History of Christianity - The Age of Reason and Piety

    Episode 4

    PART IV: The Age of Reason and Piety -- During the two centuries between the death of Martin Luther in 1546 and the conversion of John Wesley in 1738, the Christian world experienced a major paradigm shift from an "age of faith" to an "age of reason." On the heels of Copernicus' discovery that th...

  • History of Christianity - Christianity in the New World

    Episode 5

    PART V: Into All the World: Christian Movement in an Age of Uncertainty -- From the fall of Bastille in 1789 (marking the beginning of the French Revolution) to the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 (marking the end of communism), study the Christian movement in an age of uncertainty. William Carey...

  • History of Christianity - Into All the World

    Episode 6

    PART VI: Christian Movement in an Age of Uncertainty -- From the fall of Bastille in 1789 (marking the beginning of the French Revolution) to the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 (marking the end of communism), study the Christian movement in an age of uncertainty. William Carey, the "father of mo...

  • History Of Christianity - Leaders Guide

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  • History Of Christianity - Workbook

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