Level of Study
Semester of Instruction
Place of Instruction
Objectives and Content
The course provides an overview of the history of Protestant Reformation in Europe, with a focus on selected regions (East-Central Europe, the Nordic countries), processes (denomination-building, Counter-Reformation) and concepts (confessionalization, social discipline, ethno-denominational communities ). The course also offers an introduction into the various approaches and currents in Reformation historiography. See description of the topic here.
A general knowledge of European Reformation history, with a focus on the regions mentioned above; a general knowledge of central processes and concepts connected to the Reformation; a general knowledge of major currents in Reformation historiography
The capability of analyzing and drawing conclusions of one¿s own in connection with complex themes, and the capability of producing a text in accordance with the relevant rules for academic writing.
The ability of working with larger amounts of material within a limited time period, and the ability of synthesizing and presenting it.
Required Previous Knowledge
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
Full overlap with RELV236
Access to the Course
The course is open to master students at the University of Bergen.
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
Approximately 10 lectures (20 hours)
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Forms of Assessment
Take-home examination (5 days) of 5-7000 words
A graded scale A- F, where A is the top grade and F is the failing grade.
The reading list consists of approximately 1200 pages
On a regular basis
Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR)
Note that the time may change up until 14 days prior to the day of the examination. The location will be published 14 days ahead.
Type of assessment: Take-home examination
- Submission deadline
- 22.09.2017, 13:00
- Withdrawal deadline
- Examination system
- Digital exam