Seminary Courses

 

Bible/Theology and History

BT 661 Overview of the History of Christianity (3)

Chronologically, this survey covers the history of Christianity from the time of the early church through to the end of the nineteenth century. It includes a study of ecclesiastical organization and practice and is also concerned with the history of theology, doctrine, spirituality, and the impact of Christianity on society and of society on Christianity.

Note: Available only through Continuing and Distance Education.

BT 663  History of Christian Life and Thought I (3)

This course provides a chronological survey of the history of Christianity from the early church to the High Middle Ages. With the companion course, BT664 History of Christian Life and Thought II, this course serves as an introduction and foundation to church history and historical theology. The focus of this course is upon the changing relationship of Christianity and culture in each period, and from this perspective, special attention is given to the history of theology, mission, spirituality, religious art, and ecclesiastical organization and practice.

Note: Available only through Continuing and Distance Education.

BT 664 History of Christian Life and Thought II (3)

This course is designed to provide students with a basic introduction to the development of the Christian church since the time of the Protestant Reformation.

Note: Available only through Continuing and Distance Education.