|Teacher||Dr. T. Cross|
|Frequency||Every three years|
|Credits||5 ECTS||Workload||125-150 Hours|
|Applicability||For Theology students in Germany, an understanding of Luther‘s Theology is essential. The application of this knowledge to present and future ministry opportunities is invaluable and informs the module on German Pentecostalism and the Lutheran Reception into Pentecostal-Charismatic Theology.
|Course structure||See module and courses|
|Contact time||35-45 Hours||Self-Study||105-125 Hours|
|Participation requirement||See access to the program|
|Content of the Module||This course will focus on the writings of Martin Luther, placing his thought within the broader historical and cultural context of late medieval Catholicism and the Renaissance. Luther’s early theological writings and the Reformation that they helped to spawn will be examined along with his later theological writings.
This course is intended to engage students in the theology of Martin Luther through the study of the primary sources written by him. Given the importance of Luther’s legacy on Protestantism, it is important for graduate students to have a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of his thought.
A. General Learning Objectives This course seeks to:
B. Specific Behavioral Objectives As a result of the activities and study in this course, the student should be able to:
|Outline||1. Forerunners to the Protestant Reformation and Luther
2. Luther’s Early Story
3. Luther Stumbles into Reform with the Church of Rome
4. Luther Leads Reform for his People
5. Luther’s Theological Legacy