The History of Christianity II - From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

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The History of Christianity II
From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

2017

For nearly 2,000 years, the Christian faith has remained at or near the center of Western moral debate and conceptions of human identity. It has both shaped history and responded to history, showing an extraordinary...

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Molly Worthen

In This Series

Prophets of Reform before Protestantism
Episode 1
Prophets of Reform before Protestantism
Luther and the Dawn of Protestantism
Episode 2
Luther and the Dawn of Protestantism
Zwingli, Calvin, and the Reformed Tradition
Episode 3
Zwingli, Calvin, and the Reformed Tradition
The Anabaptist Radicals
Episode 4
The Anabaptist Radicals
The Catholic Reformation
Episode 5
The Catholic Reformation
The Church Militant in the Spanish Empire
Episode 6
The Church Militant in the Spanish Empire
War and Witchcraft in the Holy Roman Empire
Episode 7
War and Witchcraft in the Holy Roman Empire
Puritans, Kings, and Theology in Practice
Episode 8
Puritans, Kings, and Theology in Practice
Religious Dissent and the English Civil War
Episode 9
Religious Dissent and the English Civil War
Eastern Orthodoxy: From Byzantium to Russia
Episode 10
Eastern Orthodoxy: From Byzantium to Russia
Christians under Muslim Rule
Episode 11
Christians under Muslim Rule
The Church and the Scientific Revolution
Episode 12
The Church and the Scientific Revolution
The Enlightenment Quest for Reasonable Faith
Episode 13
The Enlightenment Quest for Reasonable Faith
Pietist Revival in Europe
Episode 14
Pietist Revival in Europe
The First Great Awakening
Episode 15
The First Great Awakening
Religion and Revolution in the 18th Century
Episode 16
Religion and Revolution in the 18th Century
The Second Great Awakening
Episode 17
The Second Great Awakening
The Mormons: A True American Faith
Episode 18
The Mormons: A True American Faith
Slave Religion in the Americas
Episode 19
Slave Religion in the Americas
Christian Missions and Moral Reform
Episode 20
Christian Missions and Moral Reform
The Church's Encounter with Modern Learning
Episode 21
The Church's Encounter with Modern Learning
The Social Gospel
Episode 22
The Social Gospel
Fundamentalism and Pentecostalism
Episode 23
Fundamentalism and Pentecostalism
Apocalyptic Faith in the 1800s and Beyond
Episode 24
Apocalyptic Faith in the 1800s and Beyond
The Church and the Russian Revolution
Episode 25
The Church and the Russian Revolution
The Rival Gods of the Cold War
Episode 26
The Rival Gods of the Cold War
Rebellion and Reform in Latin America
Episode 27
Rebellion and Reform in Latin America
Vatican II and Global Renewal
Episode 28
Vatican II and Global Renewal
Secularism and the Death of God
Episode 29
Secularism and the Death of God
The Gospel and Global Civil Rights
Episode 30
The Gospel and Global Civil Rights
Culture Wars and the Christian Right
Episode 31
Culture Wars and the Christian Right
Liberation Theologies in Latin America
Episode 32
Liberation Theologies in Latin America
Prophetic Religion in Modern Africa
Episode 33
Prophetic Religion in Modern Africa
Chinese Christianity: Missionaries to Mao
Episode 34
Chinese Christianity: Missionaries to Mao
Revival and Repression in Korea
Episode 35
Revival and Repression in Korea
The Challenge of 21st-Century Christianity
Episode 36
The Challenge of 21st-Century Christianity