Master of Christian Early History

M.C.E.H 301: Survey of the Old Testament
Study a Survey of the Old Testament. Study the Abrahamic Covenant.  Examine the life, legacy, meaning, and significance of Abraham, Jacob, and Isaac. Examine the laws of God given to Moses, Ten Commandments, and their role in the Old Testament history. Examine Holy War, Holy Land. (2 credits)

M.C.E.H 304: the close of the Apostolic Age
Focus on the beginning of the Gnostic Crisis. Explore the Reformation. Examine the early Christian Community. Review the close of the Apostolic Age. Study the Gentile Christianity of the second century. Observe Christianity and the Roman Government. (3 credits)

M.C.E.H 333: Survey the New Testament
Survey the New Testament prophets and their message those in danger of judgment. Explore the Council of Nicaea; its effect on the Church. 
Study: General Introduction to Mediaeval Church History. (3 credits)

M.C.Ed 355: Biblical Principles for a Theology
Examine Biblical Principles for a Theology for Christian Education. Identify Educational Principles from the Scriptures. Explore Practical Implications for Christian Education. (5 credits)

 M.C.E.H 439: Leading Causes for the Crusades.
Focus on the causes leading to the Crusades. Examine Pope Urban and The Idea of Crusading. Study the Council of Clermont. Examine the first battle of the Crusades under the guidance of Emico Count of Leiningen. Explore the Muslim world inc. 610 CE. (5 credits)

M.C.E.H 440 A.: Advanced Look At The Crusades.
Advanced focus on the Crusades. Examine The Medieval World.  Differentiate between Crusades and wars of the Middle Ages. Study: The Christianity of the Roman Empire. Identify the decay of spiritual religion. Examine local heathen religions. Observe the growth of pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Study the Battle of Nineveh. (5 credits)

M.C.E.H 440 B.: Advanced Look At The Crusades.
Focus on the Crusades after the treaty with King Omara. Observe the factors attributed to the theoretical, expectation, end of the world in A.D. 1000. Examine the appeal of the Greek World to Western Christendom. Study the increased burdens of Christian pilgrims. Identify the oppression of Christians in Palestine. (5 credits)

M.C.E.H. 488:  Dark Ages to the Renaissance
Focus on the Dark Ages. Examine the first millennium; people lived on the verge of starvation. Examine the pope's declaration of Holy War. Explore the Dawn of the Renaissance. Examine the hope of a better future with improved technology. (5 credits)

 All Master degree candidates are required to do a thesis; of at least 150-pages. A third party company will edit the paper (at students cost.)  (15 credits)

 Finally, students will complete 200 contact hours in a degree-related occupation.   (10 credits)   Total credits: 58
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