R607 Fall 2018 Great Turning Points in Church History That Still Affect Our Lives Today
Tuesdays, 9:40–11:05, Sept. 18–Oct. 23
Instructor: Laurence Packard
This course will examine six great turning points of church history and the key people involved in those events. We will ask: what really happened then that still influences our lives now? We will look past some of the obvious answers to discover the often overlooked implications that relate to timeless questions of today.
Dr. Laurence K. “Larry” Packard is a newly retired Episcopal priest who labors to raise questions from many disciplines without pushing religious answers. His lively teaching style, using multiple media, comes from being a student who learns and discovers with the class. Packard graduated from Wake Forest University and Virginia Theological Seminary before receiving his doctorate from Princeton.