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Ch 13: MTTC History: Christianity

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Let us review everything you need to know about Christianity for the MTTC History test. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide a simple and fun way of studying Christianity so you will be ready for related questions when you take the exam.

MTTC History: Christianity - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you learn all the dimensions and elements of Christianity from its inception to today, in preparation for the MTTC History test. The videos cover the following topics to help you prepare for questions on the exam:

  • The Gospels and the life of Christ
  • The early Christian church
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The conversion of Constantine
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • The seven sacraments
  • 20th century ecumenical movement

Our instructors review each important milestone in the history of Christianity and the effects that it had on the prevalent cultures of its time. By using our videos and quizzes, you will be able to learn what you need to know, and test your comprehension of the material. Plus, our quizzes will give you an idea of what types of questions to expect on the actual exam. Our methods make learning efficient and enjoyable.

Objectives of the MTTC History: Christianity Chapter

The MTTC History exam is offered as both a paper- and computer-based test (CBT). Both versions consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. There is a time differential for the two tests: the paper-based version allots up to 4 hours 30 minutes for completion whereas the CBT gives you 2 hours 30 minutes. The world's great religious traditions, including Christianity, fall within the World History section of the test, which comprises 33% of the test questions.

On the test, you will read a passage or question and then be presented with several possible response options. You'll be asked to identify the correct option.

8 Lessons in Chapter 13: MTTC History: Christianity
The Gospels: The Life of Christ

1. The Gospels: The Life of Christ

This lesson will be a brief exploration of the life of Christ. It will highlight His virgin birth, public ministry, the reasons for His crucifixion, His resurrection and the Christian message that Christ offered salvation to all who believe in His name.

What Are the Ten Commandments? - Definition & History

2. What Are the Ten Commandments? - Definition & History

This lesson defines the Ten Commandments, what they are, and how they originated. A brief synopsis of how they were created is given. The Ten Commandments are also listed in a table.

The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism

3. The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism

This lesson will explore the early Christian Church and its close connection to Judaism. It will highlight the similarities of these two faiths in reference to the Holy Scriptures while also exploring their disagreement over the person of Jesus Christ.

Paul and the Early Church Fathers

4. Paul and the Early Church Fathers

This lesson will identify the earliest Church Fathers as the 12 disciples and the Apostle Paul. In doing this, it will highlight the persecution of the Christian Church as well as the conversion of Saul, known to history as Paul.

The Conversion of Constantine and the Ascent of Christianity

5. The Conversion of Constantine and the Ascent of Christianity

This lesson will explain the conversion of Constantine and the ascent of Christianity. In doing this, it will highlight the Edict of Milan and the famous Council of Nicaea.

Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church

6. Thomas Aquinas' Influence on the Catholic Church

St. Thomas Aquinas was perhaps the most important figure of the Catholic Church during the Middle Ages. This lesson examines what he did to help protect the Church against a rebirth of critical thinking by using critical thinking to defend the Church.

The Seven Sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church

7. The Seven Sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church

This lesson will explore the seven Catholic sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, reconciliation, confirmation, marriage, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick. In doing so, it will also highlight penance and confession.

The Ecumenical Movement of the 20th Century

8. The Ecumenical Movement of the 20th Century

This lesson will seek to explain the Ecumenical Movement of the 20th century. In doing so it will highlight Protestantism, the Edinburgh Missionary Conference, and the first Council of World Churches.

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