The Post-Reformation modules pick up in 1580 and run through the early 1800s. This section covers topics such as Menno Simons, the King James Bible, John and Charles Wesley, and William Carey.
These thirteen modules, consisting of excerpts from documents in church history, were chosen and introduced by Dan Graves. They are intended for self study or as a quarterly introduction to church history for a weekly Sunday school class or other study group.
Module 401: Menno Simons and the Mennonites
Brave Anabaptist leader tells how he came to lead a small but growing group of devout Christians.
Module 402: John Knox and Scots Reform
Scotland transformed by practical Calvinism.
Module 403: Jacob Arminius founds Arminianism
Dutch theologian argues that Calvin’s doctrine needs tweaking.
Module 404: Hugo Grotius on War and Peace
Christianity and a political theory of justice in war time.
Module 405: King James Version
Sample the beauties of the most enduring English translation.
Module 406: George Fox and the Quakers
Groaning at the world, Fox seeks to know Christ directly.
Module 407: Pilgrim’s Progress
The most famous non-biblical Christian text.
Module 408: The Quietists
Quietism flares and fades.
Module 409: Butler’s Analogy
Influential apologetic refutes Deism.
Module 410: Jonathan Edwards on Free Will
Did his theory of free will allow free will?
Module 411: John and Charles Wesley
Brothers lead the Methodist movement.
Module 412: William Wilberforce and Slavery
Was there a charity he didn’t have a hand in?
Module 413: William Carey’s Inquiry.
A poor Baptist preacher demonstrates the need for missions.