Here’s this week’s video for the History of Christianity. Here’s the Reformation Handout.
Recommended Reading – If this were a university course, I would assign the following readings:
Hooker, Richard. 1585. A Learned Discourse of Justification. https://ccel.org/ccel/hooker/just/
Luther, Martin, “On Faith and Coming to Christ,” a sermon from 1528 https://ccel.org/ccel/luther/sermons/sermons.vii.html
Taylor, Jeremy. 1550. The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living, chapter 1: https://ccel.org/ccel/taylor/holy_living/holy_living.iii.html
John of the Cross. 1575. “The Dark Night of the Soul” (the poem). https://ccel.org/ccel/john_cross/dark_night/dark_night.vi.html
Book of Common Prayer. 1549: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/1549/BCP_1549.htm
Calvin, John. 1550. The Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life. Available on Scribd with subscription.
—. Institutes of the Christian Religion. https://ccel.org/ccel/calvin/institutes/
de Brébeuf, Jean. 1642. “The Huron Carol,” on YouTube in Wendat, French, and English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6IG6F6E5Ac. The popular English lyrics are not reflective of the Wendat, which the Wendat themselves still sing on Christmas Eve. Here’s a translation of the Wendat: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huron_Carol#English_Translation_of_the_Wendat
Dositheus of Jerusalem. 1672. Confession. http://www.crivoice.org/creeddositheus.html
Hooker, Richard. 1589-1600. Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. https://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/hooker-the-works-of-richard-hooker-vol-1 However, see the modernised version of W. Bradford Littlejohn from the Davenant Institute: https://davenantinstitute.org/product/laws-4-volume-set/
John of the Cross. The Dark Night of the Soul. https://ccel.org/ccel/john_cross/dark_night/dark_night?queryID=3647298&resultID=730
Lucaris, Cyril. 1629. Orthodox Confession. http://www.crivoice.org/creedcyril.html
Luther, Martin. 1517. 95 Theses in Latin and English: https://ccel.org/ccel/luther/theses/theses?queryID=3645877&resultID=1818
—. 1520. The Freedom of a Christian. https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1911
—. Commentary on Romans. https://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/luther/romans/
—. Commentary on Galatians. https://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/luther/galatians/
Teresa of Avila. 1565. The Life of St Teresa (her autobiography). http://www.carmelitemonks.org/Vocation/teresa_life.pdf
—. 1577. The Interior Castle. https://ccel.org/ccel/teresa/castle2/
Endo, Shusaku. 1966. Silence. (This is a novel, not a study.)
Hoskin, Matthew J. J. “Becoming Holy with Richard Hooker,” Ad Fontes, web exclusive: https://davenantinstitute.org/becoming-holy-with-richard-hooker
Littlejohn, W. Bradford. 2015. Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work. Eugene, OR. Available on Scribd with a subscription.
Peters, Greg. The Story of Monasticism. Baker Publishing, 2015. Available on Scribd with subscription.
Ryrie, Alec. Protestants: The Faith the Made the Modern World. New York, 2017.