Reformation in Britain and Ireland
College: Wycliffe College
Instructor 1: Power, Thomas P.
Course Code: 
WYH2231HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Location: 
Online - Asynchronous
Description: 

Surveys the Reformation in Britain and Ireland from the accession of Henry VIII (1509) to the death of Elizabeth (1603). Identifies the historiographical debates and the perspectives of modern scholarship. Assesses the condition of the late medieval church in respect of vitality, institutional disfunction, and reform. Provides a detailed examination of developments under Henry VIII including the king€™s €œgreat matter,€ the enactment of royal supremacy, the formal break with Rome, and the emergence of a nascent evangelical group. Accounts for the rise of a more overt, official Protestantism under Edward VI, followed by the reverse actions of Mary I to place England at the forefront of Catholic attempts to stem Protestantism. Details the nature of the Elizabethan settlement and the challenges to it from Catholic and Puritan elements. The differing experiences of the reform in Scotland and Ireland are addressed. Consideration of doctrinal and liturgical developments. Assessment of the legacies of the Reformation.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2021
Schedule: 
N/A
Begin Date: 
Monday, May 3, 2021
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
25
Enrolment Notes: 
Last date to register 30-Apr-2021;Last date to drop without academi penalty and to receive a full refund 14-May-2021
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Summative Paper