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Mobile Ed: PD200 History and Development of Spirituality (2.5 hour course)

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In History and Development of Christian Spirituality (PD200) Dr. Edmund DeZago traces the development of Christian spirituality, providing a broad overview that highlights major movements from the first-century church to the modern era. Dr. DeZago takes a more focused look at five contemporary models for Christian spirituality and explores the theological issues inherent in Christian spiritually. He concludes the course with some frequently asked questions.

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Upon successful completion you should be able to:
  • Describe the earliest forms of Christian spirituality, such as morality and martyrdom
  • Explain the rise of monasticism and sacramentalism
  • Gain insight into your own sanctification by exploring various modern approaches
  • Understand the importance of community for your own spirituality
  • Discover ways to draw closer to God with the help of spiritual disciplines


  • Introducing the Speaker and Course
  • Importance of Our Study

Unit 1: Christian Spirituality: AD 100–400

  • Morality
  • Martyrdom
  • Monasticism

Unit 2: Christian Spirituality: AD 400–1500

  • Monasticism and Sacramentalism
  • Eastern Mysticism
  • Spirituality in the West

Unit 3: Christian Spirituality: AD 1500–Modern Era

  • AD 1500–1800: Sacramentalism and Confessionalism
  • AD 1500–1800: Pietism and Puritanism
  • AD 1800–2013: Puritanism, Evangelicalism, Eclecticism

Unit 4: Contemporary Models for Christian Spirituality

  • “Second Event” Models; Entire Sanctification
  • Holy Spirit Baptism
  • Exchanged Life: Keswick Conference
  • Lordship Decision/Augustinian Dispensational Model
  • Reformed Model of Sanctification
  • Summary of Contemporary Spiritual Life Models

Unit 5: Theological Issues Inherent in Christian Spirituality

  • Introducing Issues Inherent in Christian Spirituality
  • Understanding Key Terminology
  • Focus on the Trinity
  • Community and Individual Disciplines
  • Centered in Christ
  • Based on the New Covenant
  • Transformation Personalized
  • Active Faith

Unit 6: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are Historical Positions on Christian Spirituality Wrong?
  • Aren’t Our Practices of Bible Reading and Prayer Sacramental?
  • Should Christian Spirituality Models Include Spiritual Disciplines?


  • Understanding Christian Spirituality
  • Title: PD200 History and Development of Spirituality
  • Instructor: Edmund DeZago
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, video, and audio (forthcoming) resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 2.5
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Edmund DeZago earned PhDs in both Systematic Theology and New Testament from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Boulder Mountain Community Church.


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    Collection value: $137.50
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