This Starter Pack contains everything a facilitator needs to run an Epic study including:
• Epic: A Journey Through Church History Study Set
• Epic 20-Part Study (10 DVDs)
• Epic Workbook (220 pages)
• Epic Timeline Chart
• Epic Timeline Bookmark
Read about the bloody persecution of the early Catholics, in the 1st 300 years by Nero and his fellow Emperors. Read about the early Heresy's which plagued the early Catholic Church, like Arianism, Gnosticism, Manichaeism. Learn how the Catholic Church was threatened by Islam in the early 600's. Learn how Fr. Martin Luther revolted against the Catholic Church and started his own church.Learn how Protestantism spread throughout Europe and the Catholic Church lost 9000 Parishioners within a few years, due to this new heresy.
Each participant and facilitator of the Study should have their own Study Kit.This is a Foundational Study.
Do you know your family history?
The history of the Church is the story of our family.
It is the epic story of our ancestors in the Faith – the heroic men and women who shaped civilization and spread the Gospel throughout the world.
Knowing this story is crucial to our identity as Catholics.
Just as we would uncover exciting and interesting stories of our ancestors through the study of our family genealogy, we can uncover our Catholic past through the study of Church history.
Many in our society misunderstand and even attack our Church for the supposed misdeeds of the past.
Topics such as the Crusades, the Inquisition, and Galileo are used in an attempt to discredit the Church and her role in the world.
What is the truth concerning these events and persons? How can you answer the objections?
Through Ascension's program Epic: A Journey Through Church History
Join us for this exciting journey through Church history and you will:
• Learn about the major people, places, and events of the two thousand years of Church history.
• Remember the 12 time periods of Church history using a unique color-coded system.
• Learn the true story about the Crusades .
• Discover the revolutionary character of the Protestant Reformation.
• Discover the massive persecution of Christians in the 20th century.
• See the workings of the Holy Spirit throughout Church history
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