• Study of the history of the church from Pentecost to Gregory I with emphasis on the expansion of the church, doctrinal development, and the rise of Papacy. 3 hours, Required
  • Study of the church from Gregory I to the Reformation with special emphasis on the organization of the Roman Catholic Church and its doctrine, especially the Roman sacramental system. Attention will also be given to the Renaissance and its role in preparing Europe for a Reformation. 3 hours, R
  • Study of the history of the church during the sixteenth century, focusing on various Protestant reformers and their theology. Attention will also be given to the Catholic Reformation and Counter-Reformation, including the doctrinal contents of the Council of Trent. 3 hours, Required
  • Study of the history of the church since the Reformation, focusing on the leading movements and on the rise of theological liberalism and its effect upon the church. 3 hours, R
  • Particular focus on the founding and development of Presbyterian denominations in the United States. Includes the history of the Free Presbyterian Church. 2 hours, Required
  • A study of the great movements of God’s Spirit in the history of the church, especially during the Great Awakening and the 1859 revivals. Attention will also be given to various theologies of revival and the development of revivalist methods. 2 hours
  • Attention will be given to the origins and development of the Fundamentalist Movement and the later New Evangelicalism. The class will include a study of the philosophies of each movement and an analysis of the present status of the two movements in American Christianity. 2 hours
  • Key events of the life of John Calvin and a focus on central theological themes of his writings. 2 hours