IP Course Descriptions

IP 550 – Early and Medieval Western Church - (Jan and June Intensive Course)

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Bruce Breeding

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IP 551 – From Reform to Individualistic Freedom - (Jan and June Intensive Course)

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Bruce Breeding

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IP 570 – Disciples History

This course is an overview of the history and polity of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from its beginnings on the American frontier to the present day.

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Bruce Breeding

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IP 574 – Church Engagement with Social Issues of the 19th-20th Century

– An overview of  the history of the intersection between Christianity and social issues in America, with an emphasis on the twentieth century and  nineteenth century antecedents.  The social issues under consideration will include race, gender, sexuality, the media, capitalism, reform, and pacifism/warfare

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Amy Artman

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IP 577 – Church and Race Relations in America

– This course is a very basic overview of the role Christianity played in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Bruce Breeding

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IP 579 – Women in the Church

– An overview of the story of women in the Christian church from ancient to modern times. The focus of the course will be the role of women in the historical and theological shaping of Christianity.

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Amy Artman

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IP 580 – Heaven Below:” An Exploration of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity

– During the course of the twentieth century, Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity moved from the fringe to the center of American Christianity.  What happened, and how?  This course will provide an overview of the history and thought of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in America.

Prerequisite:
Instructor: Amy Artman