SCHEDULE (rev. 4/9/2003 to add extra credit exercise)

Date Subject Reading
(required/recommended)
T 1/7

Picturing the Church
The Shape of the Course

Complete entrance examinations this week

Syllabus
Rules of the Game
A Few (Strong) Suggestions on Essay Writing
Peer Review Guidelines (Peer Review FAQs are optional)

G&O Foreword, Introduction, Timeline, Eusebius of Caesarea, the Venerable Bede

Th 1/9 Making All Things New
Worship as History

Moynahan ch 1 Placher chs 1-2
Bratcher "Seasons of the Christian Church Year" (and supporting seasons of Advent, Christmas, and so on through the year)

T 1/14 "Of All Nations": A Fork in the Way
Vision: Legalist
Group Assignments
Biographical Assignments
Add/Drop Deadline tomorrow
Moynahan ch 2 Work Clutter Placher ch 3

G&O Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr

Th 1/16 Standardization: Creeds, Canons, Councils
Visions: Gnostic; Eastern Orthodox

Moynahan ch 3 Placher ch 4

G&O Clement of Alexandria, Gregory Thaumaturgus

T 1/21 Standardization continued

 

Th 1/23 Standardization continued

 

T 1/28

Persecutions: From Stephen to the Sanctoral
Vision: Pluralist

 

Moynahan ch 4

G&O Polycarp, Perpetua, John Foxe

 

Th 1/30

Living by the Sword: Constantinianism

Trinitarian and Christological Creeds (skip)

Moynahan ch 5 Placher ch 5

G&O Constantine, Jerome, Theodosius I, John Chrysostom, Justinian I and Theodora I

Moynahan ch 6 McKim chs 1-2 Placher ch 6

G&O Origen, Athanasius of Alexandria, Leo I

T 2/4 The Original Jesus Freaks: Monasticism

Moynahan ch 7 Placher ch 7 Monastery site

G&O Antony of Egypt, Benedict of Nursia

Th 2/6 My Grace Is Sufficient: Augustine
Vision: Donatist

Moynahan ch 8 McKim chs 3-4 Placher ch 8

G&O Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo

T 2/11 Exam 1: Antiquity

 

Th 2/13 Converting Europe: Christendom after Rome

Moynahan ch 10 Placher ch 9

G&O Gregory the Great, Columbanus, Boniface, Cyril and Methodius, Charlemagne

T 2/18 Muslim Challenge

Moynahan ch 9

G&O John of Damascus

Th 2/20

Crusades
Vision: Constantinian

Moynahan chs 11-12

G&O Bernard of Clairvaux, Louis IX

T 2/25 Medieval Devotion

Exercise on the sanctoral due (hand in by 3/4)

Moynahan ch 13

G&O Dominic, Antony of Padua, Geoffrey Chaucer, Dante Alighieri, Joan of Arc, Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Thomas à Kempis, Teresa of Avila

Th 2/27

School of God: Scholasticism

Heralds of the End-Times: Medieval Reformers

Placher chs 10-11

Moynahan chs 14-15 McKim ch 9

G&O Anselm, Thomas Becket, Thomas Aquinas, Francis of Assisi, Innocent III, John Wycliffe, John Huss

T 3/4 Conservative Revolutionary: Luther
Vision: Lutheran
Moynahan ch 16 Placher ch 12

G&O Martin Luther, J.S. Bach

Th 3/6

Sola Scriptura: The Bible as All History

Exercise on Moynahan's conclusion due (hand in by 3/13)

Moynahan ch 17 McKim ch 5
T 3/11 Radical Reform Movements
Vision: "baptist"
McKim chs 7-8

G&O Menno Simons, Nicolaus von Zinzendorf

Th 3/13 Purity: The Swiss Reformation
Vision: Reformed
Last day to withdraw tomorrow
Moynahan ch 18 Placher ch 14a

G&O Ulrich Zwingli, John Calvin, Jacob Arminius, John Knox, Rembrandt

T 3/18 Careening toward the Middle Way: English Reformation Moynahan ch 19 Placher ch 14b

G&O Henry VIII, William Tyndale, Thomas Cranmer, Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer, John Smyth, George Fox, Richard Baxter, John Donne, George Herbert

Th 3/20

Catholic Revitalization
Vision: Roman Catholic

Exercise on a worship service due (hand in by 3/27)

Moynahan ch 20 Moynahan ch 21b (pp 440-454) McKim ch 6 Placher ch 13

G&O Erasmus, Ignatius of Loyola, Brother Lawrence, John of the Cross

T 3/25 Exam 2: Middle Ages and Reformation
Th 3/27 None of the Above: Early Modernity
Vision: Pietist
Moynahan ch 21a (pp 432-440) Moynahan ch 22 Placher ch 15

G&O Nicholas Copernicus, Francis Bacon, Galileo Galilei, Blaise Pascal, John Bunyan, John Milton, William Law, George Frideric Handel, Isaac Watts, John Wesley, Charles Wesley

T 4/1 Bad News: Witchhunts, Colonialism, and Slavery Moynahan chs 23-26

G&O John Newton, Charles Simeon, John Woolman, William Wilberforce, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman

Th 4/3 Brave New World: Protestant America Moynahan ch 28 Placher ch 16

G&O Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, Francis Asbury, Lyman Beecher, Richard Allen, Charles Spurgeon, Anne Bradstreet, Fanny Crosby

T 4/8

American Originals: New Christianities
Vision: Restorationist

Exercise on "a broken generation" CANCELLED

Moynahan ch 30

G&O John Nelson Darby, William Miller, Alexander Campbell

Christianity Goes Modern: The Nineteenth Century
Vision: Liberal

Moynahan ch 32 Placher ch 17

G&O Thomas Chalmers, George MacDonald, Charles Finney, Andrew Murray, Phoebe Palmer, Søren Kierkegaard, Dwight L. Moody, Billy Sunday, Elizabeth Fry, Lord Shaftesbury, William Gladstone, Catherine Booth, William Booth

Th 4/10
T 4/15
Th 4/17
Holy Week
T 4/22

Southern Cross: Renewed Mission Fields

Exercise on history as doctrine or history as Scripture due (hand in by final exam)

Moynahan chs 27, 31

G&O Francis Xavier, Matthew Ricci, William Carey, David Livingstone, Judson Taylor

Th 4/24

Revolutions and Liberation
Vision: Activist

The Old Has Passed Away: The Twentieth Century
Vision: Pentecostal

Moynahan chs 29, 33-34 Placher ch 18

G&O Fyodor Dostoyevsky, G.K. Chesterton, William Rauchenbusch, T.S. Eliot, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Moynahan ch 35

G&O Harry Emerson Fosdick, Oswald Chambers, Karl Barth, Aimee Semple McPherson, Dorothy Sayers, C.S. Lewis, Billy Graham, John Eliot

T 4/29, 4:45 p.m.

Exam 3: Modernity etc.

Reviewed extra credit exercise on entrance examination due

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