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Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history. DocsTeach. AdHoc Image and Text Database on the History of Christianity.

Medieval / Middle Ages

Reformation / Renaissance. Teaching. This class begins with late Medieval Church History and the rise of the proto-Reformers.


It moves to the German Reformation under Martin Luther and the rise of Lutheranism. The lives of Swiss Reformers in Zurich (Zwingli) and Geneva (Calvin) are studied with discussion of the Swiss Brethren. Comparison and contrasts in doctrinal positions and practices are covered. HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH* HISTORY of the CHRISTIAN CHURCH* Volume I Addenda.


Timeline. Sketches of Church History. Christian History. Modern Christianity in China Issue 98, June 2008 America’s 20th Century Evangelical Awakening.

Christian History

History of the Christian Church. Theology WebSite: Church History Study Helps: Internet History Sourcebooks. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Christian Origins See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections.

Internet History Sourcebooks

Contents Christian Origins Source Problems The New Testament The Dead Sea Scrolls Gnostic Texts The Nag Hammadi Library Jesus of Nazareth (c.4 BCE-c.30 CE) Context Teaching Death Historical Evidence Early Church: First Century The Earliest Christians Paul of Tarsus (d.c.65 CE) and the Pauline Churches Missionary Activity Theology Early Church: 2nd-3rd Centuries Persecution and Survival Challenge to Social and Political Norms of Antiquity Church Organization The Emergence of Theologies Early Varieties Gnosticism "Orthodoxy" Early Christian Art The "Triumph" of the Church Modern Perspectives on Early Christianity See Internet Medieval Sourcebook for the later history of Christianity.