History

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HIS-140 CHURCH HISTORY I (3)
This course is a basic introduction to the subject, this course covers the major periods of church
history: Ancient Church, Medieval Church, Reformation Church, and Modern Church. It is
designed to give Christians an overview of their spiritual heritage. Video also available


HIS-150 HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (3)
A study of religious educational efforts from the time of the Hebrews and Greeks to the present day


HIS-240 CHURCH HISTORY I (3)
An in depth survey of the life of the Christian churches since the opening of the Protestant
reformation. Emphasis is placed on the churches of Western Europe and the Western Hemisphere.


HIS-250 DIRECTED RESEARCH CHURCH HISTORY I (3)
Directed research/readings in Church History under supervision of Academic Advisor to meet the
needs/interests of the student.


HIS-302 HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS DANCE (3)
Study of historic religious dance presentations, including passion plays.


HIS-303 HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS DRAMA (3)
Study of historic religious dramatic presentations, including passion plays.


HIS-310 HISTORY OF ISRAEL (3)
A broad survey of the History of Israel from Abraham to present day.


HIS-320 HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPEAN (3)
An examination of the course of European Christianity from early roman times to present day.


HIS-330 HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION (3)
A detailed study of the causes and background of the Protestant revolt against Rome; the story of
it’s great leaders and their struggle for a free faith; the writings and theological beliefs of the great
Reformers; and the establishment of the Protestant church in its various branches.


HIS-342 HISTORY OF AMERICAN CULTS AND SECTS (3)
A study of the numerous perimeter or alternative religious movements in American religious
history along with their beliefs, practices, and have its. Attention is given to the historical and
sociological factors which have contributed to the flourishing of such groups in America.


HIS-403/503 REFORMATION OVERVIEW (3)
The course covers the lives of the leaders of the reformation such as Wycliffe, Hus, Luther, Zwingli,
Calvin, Tyndale, and the Anabaptists. Video course.


HIS-440 CHRISTIAN INTERPRETATIONS OF WORLD HISTORY (3)
Concentrated study of the philosophies in history of several selected historians, philosophers,
chroniclers, and biographers. While primary emphasis will fall on patristic and medieval
interpretations, other modern interpreters will be explored.


HIS-450 DIRECTED RESEARCH /CHURCH HISTORY II (3)
Directed research/readings in Church History under the supervision of Academic Advisor to meet
the needs/interests of the student.


HIS-505 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH /CHURCH HISTORY (3)
Independent research/readings in Church History under the supervision of Academic Advisor to
meet the needs/interests of the student.


HIS-605 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH /CHURCH HISTORY (3)
Independent research/readings in Church History under the supervision of Academic Advisor to
meet the needs/interests of the student.