Resources for Studying
Christianity & Church History
by Mark Nickens, Ph.D. in Church History
Church History Timelines:
Christian History Instruction
A detailed overview of Church
History. This site is not merely a chronology or timeline, but
instructions on how Christianity developed. The site is available yet
under construction and will be complete by December 2011. Click here to go to
Summaries of Christian events, ideas,
people, and movements:
This page lists over 150 descriptions
and summaries of events throughout the history of
Christianity. They are arranged chronologically. New summaries are
added periodically. Examples include:
Christians use a fish symbol?
there so many denominations?
does the date of Easter keep moving?
here for answers to these and other
questions about Christianity which you never thought to ask.
In this chronology the actions of the major
characters of the Reformation are traced side-by-side. Find out
what Erasmus, Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, Henry VIII, and others were doing
while each was working out his own form of reformation. Click here.
In this chronology, the history of the development of African-American
Christianity is traced. The goal of this timeline is to show how
African Americans developed churches, theologies, denominations, and
institutions since the introduction of the first African slaves up to the
Introduction to New Testament class:
I have taught this course over 50 times in the classroom and online, and
have put the entire course information here. It
give you a good introduction to the background of the New Testament, an
understanding of the purpose of each New Testament book, and how the New
Testament books relate to each other.
Mark Nickens graduated from Wingate University in 1989 with a
Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) and from Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary in 1993 with a Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) and in 1999 with
a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in Church History. He has taught
at eleven colleges, universities, Bible colleges, and seminaries in the USA since 1994.
He has also taught in Belize, India, Kenya, and Nigeria.
To contact Mark, go here:
Background, etc. from eosdev.com: thanks!
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