The Reformation modules pick up in 1300 and run through the early part of the 1600s. This segment covers topics such as John Wycliffe, Luther’s Catechism, John Foxe, and the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.
These thirteen modules, consisting of excerpts from documents in church history, were chosen and introduced by church historian Stephen Tomkins. 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 301: Wycliffe's Wicket
He is called the “Morning Star of the Reformation.”
Module 302: John Hus, Reformer of Bohemia
Reformer of Bohemia perished at the stake.
Module 303: Luther’s Small Catechism
The <em>Shorter Catechism</em> molded a generation of children.
Module 304: Luther on Romans
The great reformer explains law and faith.
Module 305: Zwingli’s Sixty-Seven Articles
The sixty-seven articles of his Zurich Reformation.
Module 306: Schleitheim Confession
Anabaptists see the true church as a company of believers separated from society.
Module 307: Calvin on God’s Sovereignty
Geneva reformer declares the absolute sovereignty of God.
Module 308: Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises
The <em>Spiritual Exercises,</em> a training book for Jesuits.
Module 309: Teresa of Avila on Prayer
Spanish mystic urges contemplative prayer.
Module 310: William Tyndale on Faith
His lively answer to Sir Thomas More on justification by faith.
Module 311: Thomas Cranmer Martyred
Thomas Cranmer’s death is described in the <em>Book of Martyrs.</em>
Module 312: St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre
Eyewitness describes the butchery of thousands of Protestants in France.
Module 313: Robert Browne on Religious Liberty
Father of Congregationalists and precursor of Baptists calls for religious liberty.