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LTR 5131 Church History I
A study of the development of the Christian Church from the beginning of the Christian era until 1054. Emphasis is upon the leading personalities, basic events and trends of thought that have helped to shape the life, faith and institutions of the Church. Topics include: the Greco‑Roman and Jewish influences on Christianity; the early heresies and ecumenical councils, reform movements and crises of early Medieval Christianity; the rise of Islam and Byzantine Christianity; and the Christianization of Eastern and Western Europe. 3 credits. Dr. Mickler.
LTR 5132 Church History II
A continuation of Church History I, studying the development of Western Christian History from the Gregorian Reform in the 11th Century, covering Medieval Christendom, the Reformation, and Modern Christianity until the present time. Emphasis is placed on the leading personalities, events and trends of thought, which have helped to shape the life, faith and institutions of the Western Church. In‑class activity is designed to prepare the participants to think historico‑theologically and aid them in communicating ecumenically with representatives of diverse Christian traditions. 3 credits. Dr. Mickler.
LTR 5141 Paths of FaithAn introduction to the world’s religions that acquaints the student with the various Paths that are presently being lived by human beings in the global society. Study is made of origins, development, basic beliefs and contemporary expressions. 3 credits. Dr. Isaacs or Dr. Brown.
LTR 5151 The Unification MovementThis seminar examines the history of the worldwide Unification Church from its establishment in 1954 to the present. Emphasis is placed on the leading personalities, events and thought which have helped shape the Church and its practices in its various geographical and national settings including Korea, Japan, the United States, Europe, Africa, South America, South Asia and Oceania. 3 credits. Dr. Mickler.