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Mobile Ed: CH221 Milestones of the Protestant Reformation (4 hour course)

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Discover a selection of milestone moments in history that have introduced you to the events, figures, and ideas of the Protestant Reformation. From reformation precursors to the exploration of Erasmus’ publication of the Greek NT, Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses and his translation of the NT. We’ve explored the “radical reformations revolution and re-baptism” and how the Turkish invasion of Europe had an impact on the Protestant Reformation. Delve into “the meeting of Protestants and Catholics at the Colloquy of Regensburg” and the issuing of the Peace of Augsburg. Gain a better understanding of the church today through the church of the past.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Articulate the history and major events of the Protestant Reformation
  • Connect doctrine with practice in church history
  • Explain the leading reformers’ emphases and subsequent interpretations

Course Outline


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Unit 1: Precursors to the Protestant Reformation

  • Conceptualizing the Protestant Reformation
  • Key Events Leading Up to the Protestant Reformation
  • Key People Leading Up to the Protestant Reformation

Unit 2: The Contribution of Renaissance Humanism

  • No Humanism, No Reformation
  • Humanism and the Printing Press
  • The Egg that Luther Hatched: Part 1
  • The Egg that Luther Hatched: Part 2

Unit 3: Martin Luther and the Ninety-Five Theses

  • An Obscure Monk and an Ordinary Event
  • Scholasticism in the Rearview Mirror
  • The Instigating Event
  • The Content of the Ninety-Five Theses

Unit 4: Martin Luther and the Forgotten Bible

  • The Last Voice
  • The Game Changer: Frederick of Saxony
  • Scripture Gains Primacy
  • The Diet of Worms
  • The September Bible Unleashed

Unit 5: The Radical Reformation

  • The Stepchild of the Reformation
  • The Peasants’ New Revolt
  • The Swiss Brethren’s Radicalization of Baptism: Part 1
  • The Swiss Brethren’s Radicalization of Baptism: Part 2
  • The Struggle for Separation: Part 1
  • The Struggle for Separation: Part 2

Unit 6: The Turkish Empire and the Protestant Reformation

  • The Threat to Western Christendom
  • A Potential Ally
  • The Rhetorical Turk

Unit 7: The Marburg Colloquy

  • Leading Up to Marburg
  • The Marburg Articles
  • Eucharistic Theology: Agreement and Disagreement
  • The Implications of Marburg

Unit 8: John Calvin: The Second-Wave Reformer

  • Passing the Baton
  • The Frenchman’s Journey to Geneva: Part 1
  • The Frenchman’s Journey to Geneva: Part 2
  • A Pastor Emerges
  • The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Unit 9: Settling the Protestant Question

  • A Slow Response
  • The SpiritualiGain Prominence
  • The Colloquy of Regensburg

Unit 10: The Diversification of Western Christianity

  • Who Has the Authority?
  • The Peace of Augsburg

Unit 11: Queen Elizabeth and the Church of England

  • The Half Reformation
  • The Mother of the Church of England

Unit : Conclusion

  • A Mere Introduction

Product Details

  • Title: CH221 Milestones of the Protestant Reformation
  • Instructor: Jennifer McNutt
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 4
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About Jennifer McNutt

Jennifer Powell McNutt is associate professor of theology and history of Christianity at Wheaton College and a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Dr. McNutt received her PhD in history from the Reformation Studies Institute at the University of St Andrews, and an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the degree coordinator of the MA in History of Christianity program at Wheaton, and was the 2013 recipient of Wheaton’s Leland Ryken Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. Dr. McNutt specializes in the history of the Reformed church and clergy from the 16th through the 18th centuries. Due to her original archival research, she was elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 2014. Currently she is working on her second monograph, which will explore the history of the French Bible from the early modern period through the Enlightenment. In support of that research, Dr. McNutt has received The Huntington Library Andrew Mellon Research Fellowship, The Huntington Trinity Hall Exchange Fellowship, Wheaton’s Faculty Global Research Award, and Wheaton’s Alumni Association Grant. She wrote Calvin Meets Voltaire: The Clergy of Geneva in the Age of Enlightenment, 1685-1798 (Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014) which received the American Society of Church History Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize. She is co-editing The Oxford Handbook of the Bible and the Reformation with Dr. Herman Selderhuis, and her work has appeared in Christianity Today and Leadership Journal online.


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  1. Joel Rivera

    Joel Rivera


    Excelente recurso muy buena maestra
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    B Alvord


    I agree with Jeremy - I can't support products taught by ordained women (1 Tim 2:12-14).
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