People, Places and Politics: The Protestant Reformations in Context
In the sixteenth century, people of theological and social conviction started a series of religious reformations that changed the world.
This course is a great opportunity for Protestants to recapture their heritage and better understand the history of their tradition.
Using a mix of biography, history, and political ideas, this course will offer an overview of the Protestant Reformations and their importance for the church today.
Session Dates & Topics
Tuesday evenings, 7 - 9pm
- 4th September - Pre-Reformation, Zurich & Zwingli
- 11th September - Luther & Germany
- 18th September - Calvin & Geneva
- 16th October - France, and the Radical Reformation
- 23rd October - The English Reformation
- 30th October - Knox & Scotland
Simon is a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, where he is focusing on early modern intellectual history. He has taught church history, public theology, Christian worldview, and political thought at various institutions. He is married to Hayley, has four young children, and attends North Geelong Presbyterian Church.