Date posted: Jan 04, 2023
featuring text by Dr. Kevin Hughes and videos of faculty for Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.
Church history tells the stories that are woven into the fiber of the Church as people of God and as institution. The Church's beliefs, practices, and relationships have been formed by believers of every generation as they endeavored to live lives of faith in their own time and place. In this course we explore the people and events that shaped culture and society as well as the Church across the centuries. We look at both the epoch forming events as well as the people behind them.
Week 1: Why Study Church History
Week 2: In the Beginning
Week 3: Establishing Faith in the Context of Culture
Week 4: Faith through the Early and High Middle Ages
Week 5: Faith in the Late Middle Ages
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Kevin L Hughes, Church History: Faith Handed On. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2002.
A participant can expect to spend approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both preparation and interaction online.
Certificate Requirement Categories: Themes from Our Christian Tradition
Content Scholars: Kevin L. Hughes, Ph.D. (book) Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Villanova University; Francine Cardman, Ph.D. (video) Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry; Catherine M. Mooney, Ph.D. (video) Associate Professor of Church History at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.