This unit examines the origins, evolution and legacy of Sixteenth Century Anabaptism (Radical Reformation). It will explore the emergence of Anabaptism within Europe, its sociological milieu, relationship to other Reformation movements, forms of protest, spirituality, geographical spread and missionary outreach.
Identify key political, cultural and religious factors that gave rise to the Radical Reformation;
Critically evaluate a range of Anabaptist sources
Outline key features of the Anabaptist movement and trace its historical development;
Explain some of the reasons for diversity among Anabaptists in various parts of the world;
Assess the significance of various Anabaptist models of church and faith for contemporary Christian experience;
Demonstrate a capacity to research a specific topic in a critically rigorous, sustained and self-directed manner.
One Foundation unit in each of Field D and Field C.
Lectures, tutorials, seminars
|Project Report or Project Journal||
Project report 2500 words
Seven (7) Online Forum Posts 1500 word
Essay 4000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-14 10:39:10 +1100