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HIST 4240 The Reformation (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore the religious and social history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations. We shall examine in detail the major theological and ecclesiological questions of the sixteenth century. We shall consider these questions by focusing on the ideas and activities of Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, Ignatius Loyola, and Teresa of Avila. However, we shall also devote considerable attention to the opinions and religious practices of the ordinary believer, Protestant and Catholic, female and male, peasant and aristocrat.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Virginia Reinburg

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II.

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Last Updated: 08-Feb-18