HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN AMERICA I (HT109)
IMPARTING DESTINY THROUGH HISTORY
History of Christianity in America - Part 1 is designed to impart destiny through the study of history. Looking at history as a tapestry God weaves in time, the course gives an overview of the major events and ideas of American Christian history before the American Revolution: The Reformation, Christopher Columbus, the Pilgrim and Puritan fathers, the Great Awakening and the spiritual conflicts that led to the American Revolution. This course is far from the traditional “dates and dead people” approach to history found in the secular classroom.
► Acquaint students with the history of Christianity in America before the American Revolution.
► Foster and awareness of the sovereignty of God through a study of history.
This course is worth four quarter units of credit in the degree programs of Embassy College.
Dr. Stephen Mansfield is a well-respected historian, a New York Times best-selling author and a popular speaker who coaches leaders worldwide. Stephen is one the nation’s most sought after commentators and lecturers on matters of faith, politics, and American culture. He has founded Mansfield Group to answer the pressing needs of leading organizations for education that explains the times and the trends that define the future.
In 2002, Stephen left the pastorate to write and lecture full-time while continuing to exert influence on the American political scene. It was during this time that he wrote The Faith of George W. Bush, which spent many weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has been credited with profoundly shaping public discourse on religion in America. Stephen is also a pastor, teacher, and author of numerous history articles.