Schedule

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

        Jan 12 Introduction; Break from Judaism
        Jan 14 Persecution, Justin Martyr; Discussion 1: Early Christianity; Department pretest due by 11:58 pm on Friday (see Foxtale)
 
Week 2: pp. 26-33, 35-37, 52-55 in McGrath
       
        Jan 19 Gnostics; Discussion 2: Gnosticism; Class Pretest Due by noon (see foxtale)
        Jan 21 Response to Heresy

Week 3: pp.  40-46, 55-60 in McGrath

        Jan 26 Arianism, Nicaea

        Jan 28 Trinity, Continuing Controversy

Week 4: pp.  46-48, 61-67 in McGrath

        Feb 2 Monasticism; Christ as God and Man; Discussion 3: Christian Society
        Feb 4 Augustine and Pelagius

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

        Feb 9 Fall of the Empire in the West        
        Feb 11 Byzantine Empire; Discussion 4: Icons

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

        Feb 16 Early Medieval Church
        Feb 18 FIRST EXAM

Week 7: pp.  87-104 in McGrath

        Feb 23 Church and State, Holy War
        Feb 25 Scholasticism and Monasticism;


Week 8
: pp. 104-147

        Mar 1 Late Medieval Developments;
Discussion 5: Mysticism (In class only)
    
    Mar 3 Late Medieval Papacy


Week 9: pp.  150-186 in McGrath

        Mar 8 Luther; Zwingli;
Denominational Paper DUE
        Mar 10 Anabaptists, Calvin, English Reform;
Discussion 6 on George Fox

Week 10: pp. 186-212 in McGrath

        Mar 15 Catholic Reform; Non Conformists
        Mar 17 
SECOND EXAM

Spring Break Mar 21-25

Week 12:
pp. 214-235 in McGrath
        Mar 29 Age of Reason, Great Awakenings
        Mar 31
Methodism Discussion 7 on John Wesley

Week 13:
pp. 235-85 in McGrath           
        Apr 5 New Movements
        Apr 7 19th Century Denominations; Personal Reflection
       

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

        Apr 12 Fundamentalism; Pentecostalism; Discussion 8: Recent Issues
        Apr 14 Ecumenism, New Movements


Week 15
pp. 318-346
        Apr 19  Recent Developments

        Apr 21 Recent Developments

       
Third Exam: Tuesday, Apr 26, 10:15

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