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Advanced intensive for approved students who successfully completed Baptist History in undergraduate studies. 3 semester hrs. Eligible students should contact the SCP Office for enrollment in the Intensive.

HIS6610 Life and Practice in the Early Church A study of the life and practice of Christians in the first centuries of the church's history with regard to standard church ministries, including the ordinances, preaching, evangelism, and church government. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisite: HIS 5110.

HIS6620 Medieval Christianity

A historical and critical study of selected aspects of the medieval church. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisite: HIS 5110.

HIS6710 The Reformation The Reformation

HIS6720 The Modern Church

A historical and critical study of selected aspects of the church since the Reformation. 2 semester hrs.

HIS6721 The Bible in the Modern World A study of the interpretation and use of the Bible from the Enlightenment to the present with attention to the rise of biblical criticism and to modern hermeneutical developments. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisites: HIS 5120.

HIS6730 American Religious History The course will trace the development of American religion from the Colonial period to the present. Such classical problems in the story of American religion as pluralism, denominationalism, and the role of experience will be emphasized. 3 semester hrs.

HIS6731 American Puritanism An examination of the development of Puritanism in British North America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Special attention is placed on the Puritan foundations of American culture and democracy. 3 semester hrs.

HIS6732 Religious Liberty The course traces the history of American religion from the perspective of the development of religious freedom in America. 2 semester hrs.

HIS6800 Advanced Baptist History Advanced Baptist History

HIS6801 Worship, Baptism, and Communion Among Baptists A historical examination of the development of Baptist thought and practice regarding baptism, communion, and of the variety of practices and forms of worship among Baptists. 2 semester hrs.

HIS6810 The History of the Southern Baptist Convention The development of the Southern Baptist Convention from its inception to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on Southern Baptist origins, institutional and denominational development as well as controversies that have shaped the convention. 3 semester hrs.

HIS6811 The Southern Baptist Convention A study of the history, structure, and work of the Southern Baptist Convention. Students are required to attend the annual Convention as a part of this course. 3 semester hrs. PASS/FAIL COURSE.

HIS6820 State Baptist Conventions: History and Polity A study of the history, structure, operation, and ministries of a state Baptist convention. This course requires classroom study and attendance at an annual meeting of a Baptist state convention, such as the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, the Baptist General Association of Virginia, or the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia as either a messenger or an observer. 2 semester hrs. PASS/FAIL COURSE.

HIS6910 Christian Classics and Biography

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