A survey study designed to give the student a sense of perspective and appreciation of the church since the time of Christ. Primary attention is devoted to the major events, individuals, and issues which have played significant roles in the history of the church. Covers (1) Pentecost through the Ante-Nicene era (A.D. 33-325), (2) The Post-Nicene era (A.D. 325-500), (3) The Middle Ages (ca. 500-1500). Various theological events are highlighted such as Gnosticism, Arianism, Nestorianism, and Church Councils.