The Early Protestant Reformation
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The Early Protestant Reformation

Learn about the great historical and cultural changes that ushered in the modern world.
4.4 (85 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,458 students enrolled
Created by David Halsted
Last updated 5/2013
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Identify major events and individual figures in the history of the Reformation
Place the events and figures of the Reformation period in their larger historical context
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Requirements
  • Some understanding of medieval and early modern European history would be helpful.
Description

This course covers the history of the Reformation in its sixteenth-century context.  It is based on an introductory college course.  At the end of the course you will be familiar with the main events of the period and their larger historical significance.  You can use the course to learn about the period for the first time, to brush up, or as a supplement to a college course you might be taking now.  Feel free to pick up the lectures and quizzes on topic that interest you, or that you need to study.

Who is the target audience?
  • People who are intested in the Reformation
  • Students of European history who want more information about the period
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction
2 Lectures 04:20
What is the Protestant Reformation and why is it important?
03:26

The Phases of the Protestant Reformation
00:54
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Precursors
6 Lectures 29:49
Precursors to the Protestant Reformation
02:04

John Wycliffe -- Introduction
04:08

The World of Wycliffe
6 questions

Wycliffe's Life and Thought
07:00

Wycliffe`s Life and Thought
5 questions

Jan Hus
06:57

Hus and the Background to the Reformation
5 questions

The Brethren of the Common Life
03:21

The Brethren
3 questions

The Council of Constance
06:19

The Council of Constance
6 questions
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The Age of Luther
5 Lectures 34:04
Erasmus
07:04

Erasmus and Humanism
4 questions

Luther -- Faith and Works
01:55

Martin Luther
4 questions

The 95 Theses
06:01

The 95 Theses
6 questions

Luther to 1520
06:07

Luther to 1520
9 questions

Luther to 1522
12:57

Luther to 1522
9 questions
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The Reformation Beyond Luther
5 Lectures 40:28
Zwingli's Reformation
09:27

Erasmus, Zwingli and Luther
04:04

Zwingli
5 questions

The Radical Reformation
08:42

The Radicals
6 questions

The Consolidation of Lutheranism
09:40

The English Reformation
08:35

The English Reformation
6 questions
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Conclusions
1 Lecture 04:40
Overview. Where have we been?
04:40
About the Instructor
David Halsted
4.4 Average rating
89 Reviews
4,504 Students
2 Courses

David Halsted is a teacher and technologist with 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors. HIs research interest is in the intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe, but he has also been a software entrepreneur and architect. Halsted has taught at leading universities, including Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois at Chicago, and he has worked with private sector companies ranging from small startups to some of the largest corporations on the planet.