This course will cover over three hundred years of historical developments that contribute to the formation of The United Methodist Church. Special emphasis will be given to the formation of the Wesleyan heritage in the eighteenth century, the adaptation of that tradition to the American scene during the Revolutionary period, and the forces that have shaped Methodism through the last three centuries.
Instructor: Rev. Dr. Robert F. Kohler, retired assistant general secretary of the Division of Ordained Ministry, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Prerequisite: Completion of COS, or required as supplement to M.Div., or required for transfer to UMC from another denomination.