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Historical Development of Christian Churches

Historical Development of Christian Churches is a flowchart showing the development of churches resulting from the Great Schism (1054 CE), the Protestant Reformation (1517 CE), and the Peace of Westphalia (1648).

Highlights include:

  • Eastern Orthodox: Greek, Slavic, Syrian, Coptic, …
  • Roman Catholic: Latin
  • Radical: USA: “Peace churches,” Mennonite, Quaker, Pietist Brethren
  • Magisterial
    • Lutheran: USA: Conservative and Liberal Synods
    • Anglican: USA: Episcopal — Traditional and Progressive Streams
    • Reformed: USA: Reformed, Presbyterian, Congregational, United Church of Christ
  • Largely American Churches (1800 CE; cf. Baptist and Methodist beginnings in England)
    • Wesleyan: Methodist, Holiness, Pentecostal
    • Independent: Baptist, Bible, Christian (Disciples of Christ)
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Theology Reformation and Early Modern Historical Theology

Protestant Reformation – a Study Form

Protestant Reformation is a fillable PDF form for recording observations from your study regarding the similarities and differences of both the Magisterial and the Radical movements.

  • Magisterial: Anglican, Lutheran, Reformed
  • Radical: Anabaptist

For each, space is provided to record:

  • Confessional Beliefs
  • Liturgical Forms
  • Ecclesiastical Order
  • Moral Traditions
  • Cultural Mandate

Fields can be filled manually or via keyboard with 6-pt Helvetica font (requires Adobe Reader XI or later; right-clicking field presents formatting options, e.g., bold and italic).

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Theology Historical Theology Reformation and Early Modern

Continental Protestant Dogmatics of the 16th and 17th Centuries – Timelines

Continental Protestant Dogmatics of the 16th and 17th Centuries are timelines that cover Reformed and Lutheran theologians (orthodox and controversial) and their most influential works. The timelines also show major Church confessions and other contextual events.

Two versions are combined in one PDF document.

  • Version one ( I ) is less detailed, with fewer theologians (though more of those who are controversial).
  • Version two ( II ) is more detailed, with more theologians, especially early reformers (though less controversial theologians).

Version one ( I )

  • Reformed
    1. John Calvin (1509-1564) — Institutio Christianae Religionis: 1536, 1539, 1543, 1550, 1559
    2. Amandus Polanus (1561-1610) — Syntagma Theologiae Christianae: 1609, 1617
    3. * Jacob Arminius (1560-1609) — Opera Theologica: 1629
    4. * Simon Episcopus (1583-1643) — Institutiones Theologicae: 1650
    5. * Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) — De Veritate Religionis Christianae: 1627
    6. * Moïse Amyraut (1596-1664) — Traité de la Predestination: 1634
    7. Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669) — Summa Doctrinae de Foedere et Testamento Dei: 1648
    8. Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676) — Selectae Disputations Theologicae: 1648-1659
    9. François Turretin (1623-1687) — Institutio Theologicae Elencticae: 1679-1685
    10. Peter Mastricht (1630-1706) — Theologia Theoretico-Practica: 1682-1687
  • Lutheran
    1. Philipp Melancthon (1497-1560) — Loci Communes Rerum Theologicarum: 1521, 1555
    2. Matthias Flacius (1520-1575) — Ecclesiastica Historia: 1559-1574
    3. Martin Chemnitz (1522-1586) — Loci Theologici: 1591
    4. * George Calixtus (1585-1656) — Epitome Theologiae: 1619
    5. John Gerhard (1582-1637) — Loci Theologici: 1610-1622
    6. Abraham Calov (1612-1686) — Systema Locorum Theologicorum: 1655-1677
    7. John Andrew Quenstedt (1617-1688) — Theologia Didactilo-Polemica Sive Systema Theologiae: 1685

* PDF indicates the more controversial figures with a lighter background shade.

Version two ( II )

  • Reformed
    1. John Calvin (1509-1564) — Institutio Christianae Religionis: 1536, 1539, 1543, 1550, 1559
    2. Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575) — Compendium Christianae Religionis: 1556
    3. Wolfgang Musculus (1497-1563) — Loci Communes Sacrae Theologiae: 1560, 1567
    4. Andreas Hyperius (1511-1564) — Methodi Theologiae: 1568
    5. Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) — Loci Communes: 1576
    6. Jerome Zanchius (1516-1590) — Praefatiuncula in Locos Communos (Opera Theologica): 1617
    7. Theodore Beza (1519-1605) — Tractationes Theologicae: 1570
    8. Zacharius Ursinus (1534-1583) — Doctrinae Christianae Compendium: 1584
    9. Franciscus Junius (1545-1602) — De Vera Theologia: 1594
    10. Amandus Polanus (1561-1610) — Syntagma Theologiae Christianae: 1609, 1617
    11. Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1641) — Opera Theologica Omnia: 1644
    12. Johann Heinrich Alsted (1588-1638) — Methodus Sacrosanctae Theologiae: 1614
    13. Johannes Maccovius (1588-1644) — Loci Communes Theologici: 1626
    14. Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676) — Selectae Disputations Theologicae: 1648-1659
    15. Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669) — Summa Doctrinae de Foedere et Testamento Dei: 1648
    16. François Turretin (1623-1687) — Institutio Theologicae Elencticae: 1679-1685
    17. Peter Mastricht (1630-1706) — Theologia Theoretico-Practica: 1682-1687
  • Lutheran
    1. Philipp Melancthon (1497-1560) — Loci Communes Rerum Theologicarum: 1521, 1555
    2. Jacob Heerbrand (1521-1600) — Compendium Theologiae: 1575
    3. Martin Chemnitz (1522-1586) — Loci Theologici: 1591
    4. Leonard Hutter (1563-1616) — Loci Communes Theologici: 1619
    5. Mathias Hafenreffer (1561-1619) — Compendium Doctrinae Coelestis: 1600
    6. George Calixtus (1585-1656) — Epitome Theologiae: 1619
    7. Jesper Rasmus Brochmand (1585-1652) — Universae Theologiae Systema: 1633
    8. John Gerhard (1582-1637) — Loci Theologici: 1610-1622
    9. Nicholas Hunnius (1585-1643) — Epitome Credendorum: 1625
    10. John Conrad Dannhauer (1603-1666) — Hodosophia Christiana Sive Theologia Positiva: 1649
    11. Abraham Calov (1612-1686) — Systema Locorum Theologicorum: 1655-1677
    12. John Andrew Quenstedt (1617-1688) — Theologia Didactilo-Polemica Sive Systema Theologiae: 1685
    13. David Hollaz (1648-1713) — Examen Theologicum Acroamaticum: 1707
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Theologians of the 16th and 17th Centuries: Lutheran and Reformed

Theologians of the 16th and 17th Centuries: Lutheran and Reformed is a set of two charts: the first chart covers the Lutheran theologians; the second covers Swiss, German, and Dutch Reformed Scholasticism. For each theologian, the chart summarizes their schools, major works, and dogmatic significance.

Lutheran Theologians

Among the Lutheran theologians living 1497–1713 and publishing 1521–1707, note especially Melancthon, Chemnitz, Gerhard, and Quenstedt (asterisk below; in red on PDF).

  1. Philipp Melancthon * (1497-1560) — Loci Communes Rerum Theologicarum, 1521, 1555
  2. Jacob Heerbrand (1521-1600) — Compendium Theologiae, 1575
  3. Martin Chemnitz * (1522-1586) — Loci Theologici, 1591 (pub. posthumously)
  4. Mathias Hafenreffer (1561-1619) — Compendium Doctrinae Coelestis, 1600
  5. Leonard Hutter (1563-1616) — Loci Communes Theoligici, 1619 (pub. posthumously)
  6. George Calixtus (1585-1656) — Epitome Theologiae, 1619
  7. John Gerhard * (1582-1637) — Loci Theologici, 1610-1622
  8. Nicholas Hunnius (1585-1643) — Epitome Credendorum, 1625
  9. Jesper Rasmus Brochmand (1585-1652) — Universae Theologiae Systema, 1633
  10. John Conrad Dannhauer (1603-1666) — Hodosophia Christiana Sive Theologia Positiva, 1649
  11. Abraham Calov (1612-1686) — Systema Locorum Theologicorum, 1655-1677
  12. John Andrew Quenstedt * (1617-1688) — Theologia Didactilo—Polemica Sive Systema Theologiae, 1685
  13. David Hollaz (1648-1713) — Examen Theologicum Acroamaticum, 1707

Reformed Scholasticism

These Reformed theologians lived 1497–1706; published 1536–1687.

  1. Wolfgang Musculus (1497-1563) — Loci Communes Sacrae Theologiae, 1560, 1567 (posth.)
  2. Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) — Loci Communes, 1576 (posth.)
  3. Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575) — Compendium Christianae Religionis, 1556
  4. John Calvin (1509-1564) — Institutio Christianae Religionis, 1536, 1539, 1543, 1550, 1559
  5. Andreas Hyperius (1511-1564) — Methodi Theologiae, 1568 (posth.)
  6. Jerome Zanchius (1516-1590) — Praefatiuncula in Locos Communos (Opera Theologica, 8 vols), 1617
  7. Theodore Beza (1519-1605) — Tractationes Theologicae, 1570
  8. Zacharius Ursinus (1534-1583) — Doctrinae Christianae Compendium, 1584 (posth.)
  9. Franciscus Junius (1545-1602) — De Vera Theologia, 1594
  10. Amandus Polanus (1561-1610) — Syntagma Theologiae Christianae, 1609, 1617
  11. Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1641) — Opera Theologica Omnia, 3 volumes, 1644 (posth.)
  12. Johann Heinrich Alsted (1588-1638) — Methodus Sacrosanctae Theologiae, 1614
  13. Johannes Maccovius (1588-1644) — Loci Communes Theologici, 1626
  14. Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676) — Selectae Disputations Theologicae, 5 parts, 1648-1659
  15. Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669) — Summa Doctrinae de Foedere et Testamento Dei, 1648
  16. Francis Turretin (1623-1687) — Institutio Theologicae Elencticae, 3 volumes, 1679-1685
  17. Peter Mastricht (1630-1706) — Theologia Theoretico-Practica, 1682-1687

PDF also contains, for each theologian, their school, the dogmatic significance of their work, and additional notes.

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Theology Historical Theology Systematic Theology

Historical, Theological, and Philosophical Locus of Dogmatics

The PDF version of Historical, Theological, and Philosophical Locus of Dogmatics structures this material according to the following outline:

  • Historical
    1. Premodern
      • Classical
      • Medieval
        • Early, 500-1000 CE
        • High, 1000-1300 CE
        • Late, 1300-1500 CE
    2. Modern
      1. Early, 1500-1789 CE
      2. Middle, 1789-1914 CE
      3. Late, 1914-1989 CE
    3. Postmodern
  • Theological
    1. Exegetical
    2. Biblical
    3. Historical
      • Patristic, 100-500 CE
      • Medieval, 500-1500 CE
      • Reformation, 1500-1650 CE
      • Modern, 1650-1970 CE
      • Postmodern, 1970– CE
    4. Systematic
      • Dogmatics
      • Symbolics
      • Ethics
      • Polemics
    5. Philosophical
    6. Practical
  • Philosophical
    1. Epistemology
    2. Metaphysics
    3. Language
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