Church History

The study of church history provides a fascinating panorama of how the fledgling church established by Christ’s apostles took hold in the ancient world and went on to become a huge worldwide movement in the two millennia that followed. The spiritual journey of the church through history is an exciting drama filled with dynamic personalities, major world events, and spiritual insights that are applicable to our hearts today. From the time of the early church to the faithful today, we see how “the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18 ESV).

Augustine and Medieval Theology

Augustine is one of the most influential theologians in church history. His teachings have shaped the thinking of Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and Barth. In this course, learners study a comprehensive introduction to Augustine; his life, his works, and his legacy in the medieval church.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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Karl Barth and Neo-Orthodoxy

Through the years, the church has been greatly influenced by theologians. Augustine shaped the church’s understanding of orthodoxy. Aquinas brought philosophy and theology together.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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