CH002-712 – Christianity in History from 1550

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will

A. Know and understand

Demonstrate Functional knowledge and understanding of Christianity in history.

B. Be able to

1. Explain the major phases and developments in the history of Christianity from 1550 in their political and social contexts

2. Evaluate the contribution of selected people to the development of Christianity from 1550 to the present

3. Synthesise data from selected primary and secondary sources to formulate Critical historical viewpoints on the period from 1550 to the present

4. Present Critical evidence-based perspectives on the history of Christianity from 1550 to the present

C. Be in a position to

1. Applying perspectives from the  ‘Christianity from 1550’ to inform ministry practice as a reflective practitioner

Content

  • Reformation: England and/or Scotland (1533-1588)
  • Puritanism in England and/or America (1563-1662)
  • Revolutionary Learning & Radical Politics

Section B: Change & Renewal

  • Renewal
  • Responding to challenges to Faith

Section C: The Church Universal

  • The church in a global context
  • A history of the church in Australia