Schedule

Week 1: pp. 7-26, 38-40 in McGrath

        Aug 26 Introduction; Break from Judaism
        Aug 28 Persecution, Justin Martyr; Discussion 1: Early Christianity
 
Week 2: pp. 26-33, 35-37, 52-55 in McGrath
       
        Sep 2 Gnostics; Discussion 2: Gnosticism; Pretest Due by 9pm (see foxtale)
        Sep 4 Response to Heresy

Week 3: pp.  40-46, 55-60 in McGrath

        Sep 9 Arianism, Nicaea;
Discussion 3: Arianism
        Sep 11 Trinity, Continuing Controversy

Week 4: pp.  46-48, 61-67 in McGrath

        Sep 16 Christ as God and Man
        Sep 18 Augustine and Pelagius

Week 5: pp. 48-52,  71-75, 77-78, 81-82 in McGrath

        Sep 23 Baptism/Eucharist, monasticism        
        Sep 25  Fall of the Empire in the West, Byzantine Empire; Discussion 4: Icons

Week 6:pp. 78-81, 82-87 in McGrath

        Sep 30 Early Medieval Church
        Oct 2 FIRST EXAM

Week 7: pp.  87-104 in McGrath

        Oct 7 Church and State, Holy War
        Oct 9 Scholasticism and Monasticism;


Week 8
: pp. 104-147

        Oct 14 Late Medieval Developments;
Discussion 5: St. Francis (In class only)
    
    Oct 16 Late Medieval Papacy


Week 9: pp.  150-186 in McGrath

        Oct 21 Luther; Zwingli
        Oct 23 Anabaptists, Calvin;
Denominational Paper DUE 

Week 10: pp. 186-212 in McGrath

        Oct 28 English Reformation, Catholic Reform
        Oct 30  Non Conformists; Discussion 6 on George Fox

Week 11: 214-222

        Nov 4 Age of Reason, Great Awakenings
        Nov 6 SECOND EXAM


Week 12: pp. 222-235 in McGrath
           
        Nov 11  Methodism
        Nov 13 New Movements
       

Week 13: pp. 235-85 in McGrath

        Nov 18 19th Century Denominations
        Nov 20 Fundamentalism; Pentecostalism


Week 14: pp. 285-87,  290-95,  308-318, 

        Nov 25  Ecumenicalism, New Movements;
Discussion 7: Recent Issues
        Nov 27 Thanksgiving Holiday

Week 15: pp. 318-346, 

        Dec 2 New Denominations
        Dec 4 Additional Issues
       

Third Exam
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