COURSE OUTLINE

"To become deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant."
(Cardinal John Henry Newman)


THE EARLY CHURCH

This period covers the History of the Church from the first century to the fall of Rome in 476 AD. [Detailed notes]

THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES

What happened in the Church from the sixth century to the separation of the Eastern Church in 1054 AD. [Detailed notes]

THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES TO THE PROTESTANT REVOLT

Events from the eleventh century to 1517. [Detailed notes]

THE CATHOLIC REFORMATION TO THE PRESENT

This section gives an overview of the Church from 1545 to the present. [Detailed notes]

VIDEO: CHURCH HISTORY TIMELINE

http://www.youtube.com/embed/LBKhm7YJ5Ic

VIDEO: A GLIMPSE INTO THE HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtTKO7iQS2M

VIDEO: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH--BUILDER OF CIVILIZATIONS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhARNW4l13g&feature=share&list=PL7A6041D9A3D1B983

AUDIO SERIES: GREAT MOMENTS IN CHURCH HISTORY

RELATED WEBSITES

RECOMMENDED READING

  • Charlene Altemose, MSC. What You Should Know About Church History. Liguori, 2002.
  • Paolo Pirlo, SHMI. My First History of the Church. Don Bosco Manila, 1997.
  • H.W. Crocker. Triumph. The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church. A 2,000-Year History. Three Rivers Press, 2001.
  • José Orlandis. Short History of the Catholic Church. 2nd ed. Transl. Michael Adams. Four Courts, June 1993.
  • Martha Rasmussen. The Catholic Church. The First 2000 Years. Ignatius, 2003.