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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 11, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RELG 3000 - History of Modern Christianity

Hours: 3
Christian institutional and intellectual history from the Reformation to the present day. The institutional history of Christianity involves issues such as: How did the Christian church change during and after the Reformation? How did the various denominations of modern Christianity begin, and how did they spread? The intellectual history deals with the important ideas connected with these historical developments, for instance the response of Christian theologians to the Enlightenment, the beliefs of Christian Liberalism and Fundamentalism, and the Liberation Theologies that appeared in the last half of the twentieth century. Balancing these historical and theological issues with detailed examinations of the lives and thought of important Christian theologians.