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HISTORY of Christian Theology

TIMELINE of All Major Events

TIMELINE of Major Events
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All Major Events

A.D. 1536

John Calvin<Calvin begins his work

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A.D. 1540

Jesuits order

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A.D. 1541

Calvin back in Geneva

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A.D. 1542

Roman Inquisition

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A.D. 1543

Scientific Revolution

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A.D. 1545–1563

Council of Trent begins

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A.D. 1547

Schmalkaldic war

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A.D. 1548

Augsburg Interim

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A.D. 1549

Book of Common Prayer

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c. A.D. 1550–1850

Little Ice Age

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A.D. 1553

Mary Tudor becomes Queen of England

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A.D. 1555

Peace of Augsburg

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A.D. 1555

Calvinist Churches in France and the Netherlands

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Died A.D. 31 Jul 1556

Ignatius of Loyola

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A.D. 1558

Elizabeth I becomes queen of England

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A.D. 1558

John KnoxKnox publishes

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A.D. 1559–1663

Elizabethan Settlement

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c. A.D. 1560-1609

Arminius

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A.D. 1561–1626

Francis Bacon

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A.D. 1562

Massacre of Vassy

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A.D. 1562

Council of Trent reconvenes

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A.D. 1563

Counter-Reformation

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A.D. 1563

39 Articles

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A.D. 1563

Council of Trent concludes its work

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A.D. 1572

Theresa of Avila

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A.D. 1577

Religious Tolerance in the Netherlands

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A.D. 1580

Book of Concord

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A.D. 1580

Formula of Concord

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A.D. 1596–1664

Moses Amyraut

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A.D. 1598–1607

Molinists and Thomists

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A.D. 1599–1658

Cromwell

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17th CENTURY

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A.D. 1609

Baptist

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A.D. 1618

Defenestration of Prague

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A.D. 1618–1619

Arminianism

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A.D. 1619

Synod of Dordt

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A.D. Jul 1624–13 Jan 1691

George Fox

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A.D. 1635–1705

Philipp Jakob Spenser

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A.D. 1635–1705

Philipp Jakob Spener

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A.D. 1644

Qing Empire (China)

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A.D. 1646

Presbyterian church

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A.D. 1647

Westminster Confession accepted

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A.D. 1648

Cambridge Platform

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A.D. 1648

Peace of Westphalia

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A.D. 1649

Charles I is executed

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A.D. 1650

Quakers

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A.D. 1650–1800

Enlightenment

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A.D. 1650–1800

Enlightenment

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A.D. 1653

Pope condemns Jansenism

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A.D. 1654

Tolerant state church in England

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A.D. 1660

English Monarchy reestablished

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A.D. 1662

Halfway Covenant

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A.D. 1675

Pietist movement

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A.D. 1687

Quietism condemned

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A.D. 1689

Act of Toleration

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A.D. 1696

Deism begins

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18th CENTURY

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A.D. 1703–1791

John Wesley

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A.D. 1703–1758

Jonathan Edwards

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A.D. 1706

Kingdom of Great Britain

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A.D. 1712–1778

Rousseau

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A.D. 16 Dec 1714–30 Sep 1770

George Whitefield

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A.D. 1724–1804

Immanuel Kant

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A.D. 1734

Jonathan Edwards ushers in revivals

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A.D. 1739

John Wesley begins

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A.D. 1740

First Great Awakening

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c. A.D. 1760

First Industrial Revolution

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A.D. 1768–1834

Friedrich Schleiermacher

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A.D. 1775

American Revolution

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A.D. 1781

American Independence

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A.D. 1789

French Revolution

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A.D. 1792–1878

Pius IX

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A.D. 1799

Liberal Theology

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19th CENTURY

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A.D. 28 Jul 1804–13 Sep 1872

Ludwig Angreas von Feuerbach

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A.D. 1804

French Empire

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A.D. 1805–1844

Joseph Smith

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A.D. 1809–1882

Darwin

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A.D. 1813–1855

Søren Kierkegaard

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A.D. 1824

Second Great Awakening

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A.D. 1832

Dispensationalist theology

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A.D. 1834

Spanish Inquisition Ends

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A.D. 1836

Holiness tradition

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A.D. 1843–1921

C. I. Scofield

A.D. 1843–1921 Minister, Bible teacher, Dispensationalist theologian, and editor of the Scofield Reference Bible(A.D. 1917) Publication of the second edition of the Scofield Reference Bible, which becomes the most important text for the Dispensationalist movemen... more, whose 2nd edition (1917) is the most influential book in the Dispensationalist movement. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 1854

Immaculate Conception

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A.D. 1861

American Civil War

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A.D. 1864

Syllabus of Errors

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A.D. 1869–1870

Vatican I

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A.D. 1870

National Camp Meeting Association for the Promotion of Holiness

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c. A.D. 1870

Second Industrial Revolution

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A.D. 1875

Keswick movement

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A.D. 1879

Aeterni Patris

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A.D. 1886–1968

Karl Barth

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20th CENTURY

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A.D. 1906

Azusa Street Revival

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A.D. 1906

Quest of the Historical Jesus

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A.D. 1910–1915

Fundamentals

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A.D. 1914

World War I

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A.D. 1917

Scofield Reference Bible

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A.D. 17 Nov 1918–21 Feb 2018

Billy Graham

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A.D. 1922

Fundamentalist-Modernist Controversy

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A.D. 1923

Christianity and Liberalism

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A.D. 1925

Scopes “Monkey Trial”

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A.D. 1929

Great Depression

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A.D. 1933

Adolph Hitler

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A.D. 1939

World War II

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A.D. 1941

Holocaust

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1960s

Liberation Theology

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A.D. 1962–1965

Vatican II

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born A.D. 9 April 1967

Sam Harris

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A.D. 1991

Information Age

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21st CENTURY

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A.D. 2007

Great Recession

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