Previous History of Christianity Lectures
Dr. Helmer's lecture, "Why does the Protestant Reformation Matter for Modern Politics? Exploring Luther's Theology Today," explains how the Protestant Reformation can help us understand modern political developments. She points out some of modernity’s ills and shows that a new look at Luther’s theology can help us imagine a modern world that promotes justice.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Dr. Johnson's lecture, “Recovering a Global History of Christianity” reframed the story of Christian history in terms of its ancient global history and by reconceptualizing its current global reality.
Ronald K. Rittgers
“Martin Luther and the Reformation of Love: The Heart of the Protestant Revolution.”
Dr. Rittgers' lecture marked the inaugural lecture under the new honorary title, "The Mark A. Noll Annual Lecture in the History of Christianity," and also highlighted the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
King’s College London
"The Great Disturber: Jesus and the Enlightenment"
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
"Recovering the Lost World of Jonathan Edwards Exegesis"
“Jesus Comes to Haight-Ashbury: San Francisco’s Summer of Love and the Psychedelic Street Christians”
R. Ward Holder
Saint Anselm College
"John Calvin, Tradition, and the Modern Evangelical Church"
London School of Theology
“Justification by Works in Reformation Theology”
“Scripture and Church: Calvin, Servetus, and Castellio”
‘The Gospel has Nothing to do with Politics:’ Martin Luther and the Social Order”