Syllabus For

Reformation and

Modern Church History


                                            Course Description
The study of Christianity from the Reformation to the present, with source material readings. Also the development of Christian thought and apply church history to contemporary ideas and issues. The course also includes a brief overview of historic revivals and world missions.


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This course is designed to introduce college students to the basic scholarship and interpretations of the Reformation and Modern Church History.


Class Requirements

1)Listen to Lectures

2)Complete Required Reading

3)Make a timeline of Christian History from 1400 to the Present-Making Note of Major Events and Episodes that took place in Church History.

4)Pass Final

5) Prepare a signed reading report stating the percentage of completion of the pre-session reading.

6) Prepare an eight-ten page reflection paper on the  from your reading of the  the course text. It should note the most significant elements of your reading and should seek to interpret them in light of your own personal theological understanding. Two-three pages should specifically interact with the  lessons, textbooks,  stating the areas of agreement/disagreement with his position and methodology.


7) WRITING OPTIONS: a. OPTION ONE: Prepare an 8-10 page theological paper on a major topic in Reformation and Modern Church History. Please communicate with the professor concerning the chosen topic for approval or suggestions on potential topics.

b. Option Two: Choose a Book from the book Report List and write a 10-12 Page Book Report


Readings: Online Material.

Download Textbooks

History of the Christian Church

History of the Christian Church

Email for classroom lectures

Book Report Material

Works Of John Knox Vol 1

Works Of John Knox Vol 2

Works Of John Knox Vol 3

Works Of John Knox Vol 4

Works Of John Knox Vol 5

Works Of John Knox Vol 6

Institutes of Christian Religion

William Tyndale

Theologia Germanica

Renaissance and Reformation

The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

Atonement Of Christ

Ark Of The Covenant Opened

The Ark of the Testament Opened

Case Of The Accomodation

Bondage of the Will

English Hexapla

King James Bible 1672  with Geneva notes

 Erasmus 1516 NT

 Erasmus 1522 NT

The Works of Jonathan Edwards  Volume 2

Online Links

Martin Luther

William Tyndale

Reformation Links

Museum of Rare Bibles

Home Page Links

Undergraduate Studies

Trinity College of Biblical Studies Chapel  

Trinity College of Biblical Studies Library

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