Module information

Code

HIS2302/3

Name

The Church From the Reformation Through the 20th Century (Credit: 2 or 3 hours )

Average equivalent

ECTS 4 or 5

Description

The Church: From the Reformation Through the 20th Century is an introductory study of the history of Christianity from the Reformation in the sixteenth century to the present day. It describes renewal periods, organizational matters, theological issues, and geographical expansion during this period. It also gives special attention to the lives and contributions of significant Christian preachers, leaders, and theologians. It concludes with an assessment of current trends such as the charismatic renewal and the nonwestern missionary outreach. The lessons are structured to enable students to apply insights gained from the past to contemporary situations in the church.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 1. Identify the contributions of major Christian thinkers and leaders from the period of the Reformation to the present time. 2. Describe and evaluate the major theological issues of the period. 3. Trace and explain the geographic expansion of Christianity. 4. Explain ways in which the Reformation, colonization, industrialization, Communism, rationalistic philosophies, and Islam have affected the Christian message or the spread of Christianity. 5. Describe the basic tenets and type of church government of given Protestant church organizations. 6. Recognize and appreciate the basic unity of the church worldwide. 7. Use your study of church history as a means of developing insights about situations that Christians face today.

Mode of Study

Lecture Video (in progress) Student interaction Professor of Record Interaction Hands on

Assessment

100  objective multiple choice questions Online or pencil and paper Project Collateral Reading Assignment  (for 3 (USA) credit courses Student Learning Requirement Passmark 70%

Grading Rubric

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL OF

BIBLE AND THEOLOGY 

Bachelors of Bible and Theology

MQF Level 6 Qualification

230 ECTS Credits

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97-100 A+ 93-96 A
Superior
90-92 A-
Excellent
87-89 B+ 83-86 B
Good
80-82 B- 77-76 C+ 73-76 C
Satisfactory
70-72 C- 67-69 D+ 63-66 D 60-62 C
Poor
0-59 F
Fail
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