Content

This unit will introduce students to central features of the development of European and North American Christianity from the Reformation period to late modernity. Topics will include 16th century reformation movements, 17th century Puritanism and Pietism, the impact of enlightenment and revolution upon the church, the development of Christianity in the modern era.

Unit Code: CH1712S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Outline some key aspects of the variegated Christian story in Europe and North America from the 16th century to the present

2.

Identify some of the social, political, and cultural factors influencing the development of Christianity in the modern era

3.

Demonstrate an understanding of the major theological controversies of the emerging modern era and an ability to discuss their significance for the church

4.

Demonstrate basic skills in interpreting selected historical documents

Pedagogy

lecture/discussion/group work

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Document study (500 words)

15.0

Document study (500 words)

15.0

Open book test (500 words)

10.0

Open book test (500 words)

10.0

2,000 word essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 28 Oct, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-15 11:21:31 +1100