History of Christianity II

Speaker(s): Sarah Williams
Date: Winter 2009
Length: 23:45:23
Product ID: RGDL3908S

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History II is a continuation of History I and spans the centuries from the Reformation onward to present day. It is designed to teach not only the historical 'facts' but also how to critically think about the past as it is passed down to us. Lectures include:

  • Consequences of the Reformation
  • Meanings and Outcomes of the Reformation
  • Continental Pietism
  • The Evangelical Revival
  • The 18th Century Enlightenment and the French Revolution
  • The First Evangelical Awakening and the American Revolution
  • Christian Social Thought and The Reformation of Manners
  • The Birth of Protestant Mission
  • The Colonial Church
  • Science, Religion, and the Rise of Liberalism
  • Catholic Revivalism
  • The Evangelical Response to Liberalism
  • Christianity and the Great War
  • The Churches and Fascist Totalitarianism
  • Christianity and Communism
  • Christianity in China
  • Jesus of Africa
  • The African Church
  • 20th Century Pentecostalism

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Sarah Williams is Research Professor of Church History at Regent College. Previously, she held research and teaching positions at the University of Birmingham, Harris Manchester College at Oxford, and Lincoln College at Oxford. She is author of Religious Belief and Popular Culture, The Shaming of the Strong, and co-author of Redefining Christian Britain. She has written a number of articles and reviews for academic journals such as Past and Present, The Urban History Yearbook, The Journal of Victorian Culture, The Journal of the Oral History Society, Archives De Sciences Sociales Des Religions, and The Journal of Nineteenth Century Studies. She has contributed to European Religion in the Age of Great Cities (Hugh McLeod ed.), and worked on a collaborative research project that was published as Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940.

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