CH201 Historical Theology: The Patristic Period

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In Historical Theology: The Patristic Period (CH201) Dr. George Kalantzis provides an in-depth study of the theological developments of the early church during the patristic era. Beginning with the world of early Christianity, you will grasp the major historical events, the philosophical ideas, and the pagan religions that shaped the world into which the New Testament church was born. The course covers topics such as persecution and martyrdom, apologetics, Gnosticism, ecclesiology, Christology, and the Trinity in the context of the Roman Empire. Lastly, you will learn what religious, historical, and political influences gave rise to the ecumenical councils that produced the foundational summaries of the Christian faith.

Introduction

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

4m

The World of Early Christianity

Why Study History and Key Developments of the First Six Centuries

Why Study History and Key Developments of the First Six Centuries

7m

Persecution and Martyrdom

Causes of Christian Persecution

Causes of Christian Persecution

10m

Apologetics

Christian Apologetics

Christian Apologetics

10m

Gnosticism

Origins of Gnosticism

Origins of Gnosticism

7m

Monarchianism

Introduction to Monarchianism

Introduction to Monarchianism

8m

Ecclesiology and Church Order

The State of the Roman Empire

The State of the Roman Empire

9m

Conversion of the Empire

An Imperial Chronology

An Imperial Chronology

11m

Christology and Trinity

Christological Formulas, Confessions, and Creeds

Christological Formulas, Confessions, and Creeds

10m

Conclusion

Conclusion to the Course

Conclusion to the Course

4m