Rising Hope, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience
History of Christianity I
45 hours (15 weeks).
November 2011 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the significant personalities, events and doctrines that have shaped the course of early Christianity up to the Reformation; understand and explain how other religions and cultures have affected the Christian faith; and recognize how Christianity’s internal struggles have impacted the church.
Instruction is offered via a classroom-based approach accompanied by supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, interaction with instructor, and final exams. Topics include: Beginning of Christianity, The Early Church, Christian Apologists, persecution, the Imperial Church, Monasticism, Donatism, the Arian controversy, Pagan reaction, Benedictine Monasticism, the Crusades, Conciliar Movement, Renaissance, and Humanism.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Studies, Christianity and Social Development, Church and Politics, Religion, Theological Studies, or World History (11/16).