Units (Subjects)

The Church from 1550 to Modern Times (CH502)

This is a foundational unit

2018 Semester 2 Wednesday Daytime Unit

We can only properly make sense of our present if we understand our past. Our numerous Protestant denominations only make sense if we understand the Reformation of the 16th century. Whether we identify ourselves as modern or post modern, we are indebted to the Enlightenment of the 18th century. Our ability to understand the American Presidential race depends in part on how we well we have grasped the rise of fundamentalism in the 19th century.

This unit picks up church history at the time of the Reformation in England and traces the history of God's people and his world through the horrors of the English Civil War, the intellectual challenges of the Enlightenment, the encouragement of the Evangelical Revival and the challenge of the great 19th century missionary movement. In the process it will help you to understand better the character of the church today, to reflect upon the warnings and encouragements of our history and to better critique our own values and culture under the authority of the Bible.

This unit continues the introductory survey of Church History begun with the unit 'The Church to 1550'. It is divided into two sections: Section A: Reform and Revolution, and Section B: The Church Universal.

Location:
Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132

Time & Dates:
Wednesdays 2.10pm-5.15pm
18 July to 21 November 2018
Lecture breaks and exams are as per the College Calendar

Lecturers:
Rev Dr Ian Maddock and Jasmine Lee

Credit Points & Costs:
ACH502 = 36hrs Audit (no assessments) – $720
CCH502 = 36hrs Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies – $1008
CH502 = 4cp - GDDiv, MDiv, MACS – $2200

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