HCH 701 – Ancient Church History
HCH 701 – Ancient Church History, a 4 credit hour course of studies in the Masters programs of Reformation International Theological Seminary.
Course Description: 4 credit hours
A study of the expansion of the early Christian church and its doctrinal and organizational developments; with attention to church-state relationships, the rise of heresies and its implications and applications for the church today.
Required Materials for the Course (see below for more information and purchase)
HCH 701 – Course Payment – Ancient Church History (4 credit hours)
LECTURES: Ancient Church History Lectures (DVD or DOWNLOADABLE VERSION with 36 audio MP3 lectures including PDF lecture transcripts and PDF Professor’s original outline and notes.)
These lectures were given in a classroom seminary setting in the 1990s by Dr. Robert Grossmann. They include many student questions and practical applications. The lectures are fully transcribed in a perfected outline format, and also provide the professor’s outline and class notes handed out to the students. As these are available in pdf files, the student can print them if needed. Most students have found the transcripts and especially the outlines invaluable as they cut down substantially on the necessity of most note-taking.
TEXTBOOK: A History of Christianity, Vol. 1 by Kenneth Scott LaTourette
TEXTBOOK: The Early Church by Henry Chadwick
TEXTBOOK: The Spreading Flame by F. F. Bruce
TEXTBOOK: Documents of the Christian Church by Henry Bettenson