Course Syllabus

 Reformations: Protestant & Catholic



Course Description

This course examines the theological, social, psychological, and cultural motors driving change within the institutional church during the 16th and early 17th centuries, the Protestant challenge to Catholicism, and the Catholic response. Manifestations of the need for change are found in great literature of the era and are also exemplified in art, music, and film.


Harline, Craig. Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0300192445.

Hillerbrand, Hans J., ed. The Protestant Reformation. Rev. ed. New York: Perennial Books, 2009. ISBN: 978-0061148477.

Roper, Lyndal. Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet. New York: Random House, 2017. ISBN: 978-0812996197.

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