CHST-5003 Historical Theology I
A chronological study of the history of Christian thought and interpretation of Scripture, beginning with the second century and extending through the late Middle Ages. Particular attention will be given to the development of the Christian canon, to the first seven Ecumenical Councils and the theological controversies surrounding them, and to the Platonic and Aristotelian strands of thought and their effects upon Christian theology.
CHST-5013 Historical Theology II
A chronological study of the history of Christian thought and interpretation of Scripture, beginning with the Renaissance and Reformation period and extending into the contemporary postmodern period. Special attention will be given to the Lutheran tradition, the Reformed tradition, and Roman Catholic responses to them, as well as to theology in the Modernist and Post-Modernist modes.
CHST-5023 Hist-Restoration Movement
In addition to studying the basic historical development of the restoration concept from the Middle Ages and Reformation to the present, students will read, analyze and discuss many of the primary documents of the movement. They will also discuss the relevance of the concept for today.
CHST-5033 Seminar in Selected Church History Topic
The content of this course varies depending on the interests of the students and teacher. The course may be repeated as content varies.