Category Archives: Historical Theology (HT)

HT 215 Church History 3 credits

A study of the history of the Christian Church in its context from the Apostolic era to the present, tracing its development with particular emphasis on the individuals, groups, institutions, pattern of thought, events, and ideas. The course includes movements such as the Reformation, Orthodoxy, Pietism and their relationships to the flow of God’s mission.

HT 715 Church History 3 credits

This course is a study of the history of the Christian Church and its contexts from the Apostolic era through the Reformation and the Age of Enlightenment, tracing its development with particular emphasis on the individuals, groups, institutions, patterns of thought, events and ideas that have shaped the Church.  Attention is also given to the various structures and forms utilized by the Church as it participates in God’s mission in the world.

HT 222 A Survey of American Christianity, American Lutheranism and the Lutheran Brethren 3 credits

This course picks up the discussion from HT 215 (which is a pre-requisite for this course), with emphasis on the American Church movement from its roots to the present. Early American Lutheranism, revivalism, European influences, the fundamentalist/modernist controversy, Liberation Theology and other important interactions between individuals, groups, institutions, events and ideas are also covered. The semester concludes with a focus on the roots and development of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren.

HT 722 A Survey of American Christianity, American Lutheranism and the Lutheran Brethren 3 credits

This course picks up the discussion from HT 715 (which is a pre-requisite for this course), with emphasis on the American Church movement from its roots to the present. Early American Lutheranism, revivalism, European influences, the fundamentalist/modernist controversy, Liberation Theology and other important interactions between individuals, groups, institutions, events and ideas are also covered. The semester concludes with a focus on the roots and development of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren.