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
    A Survey of Church History, A.D. 100-2000 - 6-Volume DVD Set
    W. Robert Godfrey
    Ligonier Ministries / 2017 / DVD
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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 - DVD Lectures
    A Survey of Church History, Part 1 A.D. 100-600 - DVD Lectures
    W. Robert Godfrey
    Ligonier Ministries / 2012 / DVD
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In Part 1 of the 6-part A Survey of Church History DVD series, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines the key elements of church history between AD 100-600 in order that God's people today, inheritors of a rich Christian tradition, might better understand themselves as well as rejoice in the faithfulness of Jesus to His holy, catholic (universal) church. Twelve 23-minute messages are included on two DVDs.

  • Introduction
  • Expansion of the Church
  • Defending the Faith
  • Pioneering Theologian: Origen
  • Developing Theology
  • The Bishop
  • Constantine & the Church
  • Jesus as God
  • Jesus as Man
  • The East & the West
  • Augustine
  • Worship & Sacraments

Note: Spanish dubbed messages included

  1. A Survey of Church History, Part 1 A.D. 100-600 - Study Guide
    A Survey of Church History, Part 1 A.D. 100-600 - Study Guide
    W. Robert Godfrey
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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 1 A.D. 100-600 - Audio CD
      A Survey of Church History, Part 1 A.D. 100-600 - Audio CD
      W. Robert Godfrey
      Ligonier Ministries / 2012 / Compact disc
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    Despite the ups and downs experienced by the church in its long history, Christ has fulfilled His promise to build and preserve His church so that "the gates of hell will not prevail against it" (Matt 16:18) and that He might "present the church Himself in splendor" (Eph. 5:27). In this series, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines the key elements of church history between AD 100-600 in order that God's people today, inheritors of a rich Christian tradition, might better understand themselves as well as rejoice in the faithfulness of Jesus to His holy, catholic (universal) church. Twelve 23-minute messages on four CDs.

    1. A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - DVD Lectures
      A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - DVD Lectures
      W. Robert Godfrey
      Ligonier Ministries / 2013 / DVD
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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 - Study Guide
      A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - Study Guide
      W. Robert Godfrey
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    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 in a new era of uncertainty. The next thousand years would prove to be a complex experiment in Christian civilization, one in which the church played a pivotal role in the development of Western government, thought, and culture. In this 13-session lecture, Dr. Robert Godfrey offers insight into the historical complexitites of the Middle Ages during this important era in church history.

    Designed to be used in conjunction with Part 2 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 thirteen DVD sessions.

    1. A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - Audio CD
      A Survey of Church History, Part 2 A.D. 500-1500 - Audio CD
      W. Robert Godfrey
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    1. A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 - DVD Lectures
      A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 - DVD Lectures
      W. Robert Godfrey
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    In Part 3 of the 6-part A Survey of Church History DVD series, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines the Reformation period (AD 1500-1620). Amid opposition and uncertainty, faithful Christian leaders expressed a passion for the gospel and a commitment to the authority of Scripture. Listen to Dr. Godfrey as he brings their stories to life. Twelve 23-minute messages are included on two DVDs.

    • Introduction to the Reformation
    • Martin Luther's Early Life
    • Martin Luther & the German Reformation
    • Martin Luther & the Growing Protestant Movement
    • Martin Luther & the Anabaptists
    • From the German Reformation to Geneva
    • John Calvin & Geneva
    • The Theology of John Calvin
    • The Catholic Reformation
    • The Scottish Reformation
    • The Dutch Reformation
    • The Synod of Dort

    Note: Spanish dubbed messages included.

      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 - Audio CD
        A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1620 - Audio CD
        W. Robert Godfrey
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      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - DVD Lectures
        A Survey of Church History, Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - DVD Lectures
        W. Robert Godfrey
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      As the Protestant church carried the Reformation into the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, it faced numerous challenges from without and from within. Europe was witnessing dramatic changes as the medieval world began to give way to the modern. Having broken with the Roman Catholic Church, Protestants faced the prospect of ever-deepening division among its own members. But despite the numerous threats, the Reformed church pressed forward.

      In this series, join Dr. W. Robert Godfrey as he surveys the history of the Reformed church in the English-speaking world. You will study the Puritans from England to New England. You will also meet such notable figures as John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, and Jonathan Edwards, all of whom played major roles in the First Great Awakening.

      Sessions Include:

      • Continuing the Reformation
      • Scholastic Theology
      • Puritan Piety
      • Puritan Politics
      • Puritan Worship and Eschatology
      • Puritan View of Assurance and Conversion
      • The Puritans in New England
      • The Enlightenment
      • Wesley and Whitefield
      • The Great Awakening
      • Jonathan Edwards
      • Political Revolutions

      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - Study Guide
        A Survey of Church History, Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - Study Guide
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      As the Protestant church carried the Reformation into the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, it faced many obstacles. In A Survey of Church History Part 4 (1600-1800), Dr. W. Robert Godfrey surveys the history of the Reformed church in the English-speaking world. You'll also study the Puritans from England to New England, meeting John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, and Jonathan Edwards, all of whom played major roles in the First Great Awakening.

      Designed to be used in conjunction with Part 4 of the DVD series, this study guide contains a Message Introduction, Scripture Readings, Teaching Objectives, Quotation, Lecture Outline, 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 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - Audio CD
        A Survey of Church History, Part 4 A.D. 1600-1800 - Audio CD
        W. Robert Godfrey
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      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - DVD Lectures
        A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - DVD Lectures
        W. Robert Godfrey
        Ligonier Ministries / 2015 / DVD
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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

      Note: Spanish dubbed messages included

      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - Study Guide
        A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - Study Guide
        W. Robert Godfrey
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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 this series, Dr. W. 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.

      Designed to be used in conjunction with Part 5 of the DVD series, this study guide contains a Message Introduction, Scripture Readings, Teaching Objectives, Quotation, Lecture Outline, 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 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - Audio CD
        A Survey of Church History, Part 5 A.D. 1800-1900 - Audio CD
        W. Robert Godfrey
        Ligonier Ministries / 2015 / Compact disc
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      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - DVD Lectures
        A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - DVD Lectures
        W. Robert Godfrey
        Ligonier Ministries / 2016 / DVD
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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

      Note: Spanish dubbed messages included

      1. A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - Study Guide
        A Survey of Church History, Part 6 A.D. 1900-2000 - Study Guide
        W. Robert Godfrey
        Ligonier Ministries / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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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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