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Presentation schedule (Fall 2010)

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Tu 9/21

Young Monk Luther

L 54-67, S 2.3, 2.4; Luther’s memories of monastic life; revisit his account of his breakthrough (O); Johann Kessler’s encounter with Luther in disguise (R 16-18)

Danielle

Th 9/23

The indulgence controversy and its consequences

L 67-86; S 2.5-2.9, 2.11-2.13; Myconius’s account of indulgence-selling; The 95 Theses; Papal bulls Salvator Noster and Unigenitus; Luther’s letter to Albrecht of Mainz (O)

For discussion: construct a case in favor of the indulgence system, using your knowledge of popular piety from week 2.

Michelle

Tu 9/28

Luther’s condemnation

S 2.18, 2.20-2.22; Luther’s account of the Leipzig debate; papal bulls Exsurge Domine and Decet Romanum; Luther’s speech before the Diet; humanist and popular reactions to Luther (all O)

For discussion: Identify the primary issue in the dispute between Luther and his opponents. Is it primarily concerned with theology, or with authority? Can they be separated? Why or why not?

Danielle

Th 9/30

Translating the scripture, reforming the churches

L 87-99; S 3.3-3.12; Luther’s introduction to the NT, H 66-72

For discussion: What does Luther mean by grace? by law?

First paper due

Jeff

Tu 10/5

Karlstadt and Luther

L 99-107; S 3.13-3.18

For discussion: The concepts of justification and sanctification. Which is more important for early modern Christian practice?

Danny

Th 10/7

Reform takes hold: abolition of the mass, popular propaganda

R 19-26

For discussion: What do we learn from these sources about ordinary peoples’ understanding of the historical events taking place around them?

Anthony

Tu 10/12

NT: Gospel of John, Romans (again), Galatians

Heidelberg theses, Dillenberger 501-503; Invocavit sermons, H 59-66; Freedom of a Christian, H 31-59; Preface to Romans, Dillenberger 19-35; Commentary on Galatians, H 123-37 (full edn.: Dillenberger 99-165)

Nate

Th 10/14

Two Kinds of Righteousness (Dillenberger, 86-96)

Cajetan, On Faith and Works (O)

Maria

Tu 10/19

No class (Fall holiday)

 

Tu 10/26

Erasmus, On the Freedom of the Will (R 27-58. Selections TBA)

Jeff

Th 10/28

Luther, On the Bondage of the Will (Dillenberger, 166-203)

Anthony

Th 11/4

Luther, On Governmental Authority, H 73-92 and To the Christian Nobility, Dillenberger 403-488 (selections TBA)

Second paper due

 

Tu 11/9

L ch. 6; S 5.1-5.8, 5.13-5.14, 5.17-5.21; Müntzer, “Sermon Before the Princes” (R 59-70); H 63-86 (“Twelve Articles” and “Admonition to Peace”); “Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes” (R 71-74)

Michelle

Th 11/11

L ch. 7; S 6.4-6.6, 6.10, 6.16-6.18, 6.20-6.23; Zwingli, “On True and False Religion” (O); contrasting reports of the Marburg Colloquy (O)

Danny

Tu 11/16

L 188-203; S 7.1, 7.2, 7.5-7.9; H 163-172; Luther confronts Karlstadt (O)

 

 

Th 11/18

L 203-213; S 7.11-7.21; H 172-182, 194-202

 

Tu 11/23


L ch. 9; S 8.2-8.7, 8.12, 8.14, 8.15-8.22

 

Tu 11/30

L 234-247; S 9.1-9.4; Calvin’s autobiographical Preface on the Psalms (O)

Nate


Th 12/2

L 247-259; S 9.5-9.16; Calvin, “Reply to Sadoleto” (O)

 

Th 11/25

No class (Thanksgiving holiday)

 


Tu 12/7

Knowledge of God, self, and sin

Sels. from the Institutes I and II (O);

H 213-244 (on predestination)

 

 

 

Th 12/9

The life of the church

H 205-213; plus other selections from the Institutes (O).

 

 

Tu 12/11

L ch. 14; The Council of Trent’s decree on justification and selections from St. Ignatius of Loyola (O)

 

 

Fun stuff

 

 

 

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