A Survey of Church History, A.D. 100-2000

By Dr. W. Robert Godfrey

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  1. A Survey of Church History, A.D. 100-2000 - 6-Volume DVD Set
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Many Christians know little about the history of the church. As a result, they're missing a testament to God's steadfastness over the centuries. In this monumental study series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey sheds crucial light on church history, demonstrating God's promise to build and preserve His church so that "the gates of hell will not prevail against it" (Matt. 16:18). Across seventy-three messages, learn why having a working knowledge of church history remains relevant for our personal lives today, and for the church as a whole.

This DVD set includes:

  • Part 1 A.D. 100-600 (Twelve 23-minute messages)
  • Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 (Thirteen 23-minute messages)
  • Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 (Twelve 23-minute messages)
  • Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 (Twelve 23-minute messages)
  • Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 (Twelve 23-minute messages)
  • Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 (Twelve 23-minute messages)

Dr. W. Robert Godfrey is president and professor of church history at Westminster Seminary California. He also serves as a Ligonier Ministries teaching fellow. He is also the featured teacher for the Ligonier six-part teaching series A Survey of Church History. His many books include God's Pattern for Creation, Reformation Sketches, An Unexpected Journey, and Learning to Love the Psalms.

    1. A Survey of Church History, Part 1 A.D. 100-600 - Study Guide
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    Many committed, knowledgeable believers still know little about the history of the church. As a result, they’re missing a testament to God’s steadfastness over the centuries. Now, a monumental new teaching series sheds crucial light on church history, demonstrating God’s promise to build and preserve his church so that "the gates of hell will not prevail against it" (Matt. 16.18). Join Dr. W. Robert Godfrey as he takes believers through the first twelve lectures of what will be a seventy-three-lecture series covering theology, apologetics, notable church fathers, and much more.

    Designed to be used in conjunction with Part 1 of the DVD series, this study guide contains a Message Introduction, Scripture Readings, Teaching Objectives, Quotation, Lecture Outline, Bible Study Questions, and Discussion Questions for each of the twelve DVD sessions. Answers to Study Questions can be found in the back of the guide.

        1. A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - DVD Lectures
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        In Part 2 of the 6-part A Survey of Church History DVD series, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines Christianity from the Middle Ages to the Forerunners of the Reformation (AD 500-1500). As the Roman Empire gradually crumbled in the fifth century AD, the people of the Mediterranean world turned to the church for leadership and direction. Listen as Dr. Godfrey explores the hopes, challenges, and tragedies of Christianity during the Middle Ages. Thirteen 23-minute messages are included on two DVDs. Note: Spanish dubbed messages included.

        • Introduction to the Middle Ages
        • Justinian & Gregory
        • Gregory, Missions, & Islam
        • Paths to God: Theologies
        • Church Power & Dissent
        • The Crusades
        • Innocent III
        • Monasticism & Scholasticism
        • Theologians
        • Popes & Councils
        • Great Scholastics
        • Mysticism & the Renaissance
        • Forerunners of the Reformations
          1. A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - Audio CD
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              1. A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 - Audio CD
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                    1. A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - DVD Lectures
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                    If we want to understand ourselves and our churches, we need to know where we've been. Despite rising Darwinism, growing liberalism, a wave of revivalism, and many other tremendous challenges, the 19th century was a time of fervent missionary endeavor and a growing Church.

                    In Part 5 of the 6-part A Survey of Church History DVD series, Dr. Robert Godfrey surveys the remarkable landscape of the 19th century, illuminating the failures and triumphs of that age and helping us understand the opportunities and challenges of our own day. Lectures include:

                    • The Nineteenth Century
                    • The Intellectual Scene
                    • Two American Revolutions
                    • The Second Awakening
                    • Charles Finney
                    • The Rise of Cults in America
                    • The Presbyterian Witness
                    • Through the Civil War
                    • Christianity & Science
                    • Roman Catholicism
                    • The Church in Europe
                    • Abraham Kuyper

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                      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - DVD Lectures
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                      The twentieth century witnessed the rise and fall of empires, as well as the vast growth of the church through world missions. In many ways, the twentieth century contains the best and worst of human history.

                      In Part 6 of the 6-part A Survey of Church History DVD series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers the development of the church in the modern world, even as world wars, social revolutions, and doctrinal controversies threatened its expansion. Though the church met many challenges in this century, Christ continued to build His church as His gospel spread throughout the world.

                      • A Remarkable Century
                      • Empires & Missions
                      • Fundamentalism
                      • J. Gresham Machen
                      • Struggle in American Churches
                      • Aimee Semple McPherson
                      • Pentecostalism
                      • The New Evangelicalism
                      • Rome in the 20th Century
                      • The Church and Islam
                      • Doctrinal Distinctives
                      • Reformed Christianity

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                      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - Study Guide
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                      The twentieth century witnessed the rise and fall of empires, as well as the vast growth of the church through world missions. In many ways, the twentieth century contains the best and worst of human history. In this lecture series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers the development of the church in the modern world, even as world wars, social revolutions, and doctrinal controversies threatened its expansion. Though the church met many challenges in this century, Christ continued to build His church as His gospel spread throughout the world.

                      Designed to be used in conjunction with Part 6 of the DVD series, this study guide contains a Message Introduction, Scripture Readings, Teaching Objectives, Quotation, Lecture Outline, Bible Study Questions, and Discussion Questions for each of the twelve DVD sessions. Answers to Study Questions can be found in the back of the guide.

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