Reformation Profiles

The Reformation of the sixteenth century emphasized a return to the Word of God as a remedy for the theological deficiencies of the Roman Catholic Church. In this course, Dr. Nichols, through several biographical sketches explains the five solas of the Reformation and their place for the people of God in all ages.

  • Worldwide Class

    Take this course with Ligonier Connect students from around the world. In the Worldwide Class, you'll be able to:

    • Take the course at your own pace
    • Discuss questions and share notes with your classmates
    • Keep unlimited access to the course content with an active Ligonier Connect subscription
  • Create your own group class

    Take this course with your own private group of friends, family, or church members. With a group class, you'll be able to:

    • Take the class together on a schedule or allow members to work at their own pace
    • Invite anyone to join your class (requires a Ligonier Connect subscription)
    • Moderate discussion questions and leave feedback for each member of your class
    • Monitor each member's progress at a glance

About this course

The church today faces problems similar to the church of yesteryear, albeit packaged and branded in different forms. A careful study of the history of the church prepares and equips its members to face the difficulties of its own day. The Reformation of the sixteenth century emphasized a return to the Word of God as a remedy for the theological deficiencies of the Roman Catholic Church. In this course, Dr. Nichols, through several biographical sketches explains the five solas of the Reformation and their place for the people of God in all ages.

This course has been approved by the Association of Christian Schools International for one Continuing Education Unit.

Course Path Overview

  • Getting Started

    • Welcome to Reformation Profiles

      • read Review Course Material
      • to-do Update Your Student Profile
      • to-do Introduce Yourself
  • Why the Reformation Matters

    • Lesson 1: Why the Reformation Matters

      • read Introduction
      • watch Why the Reformation Matters
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 1 Self-Assessment
  • Sola Scriptura: Martin Luther & the Rediscovery of the Authority of Scripture

    • Lesson 2: Sola Scriptura: Martin Luther & the Rediscovery of the Authority of Scripture

      • read Introduction
      • watch Sola Scriptura: Martin Luther & the Rediscovery of the Authority of Scripture
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 2 Self-Assessment
  • Sola Gratia: Ulrich Zwingli & the Rediscovery of Grace

    • Lesson 3: Sola Gratia: Ulrich Zwingli & the Rediscovery of Grace

      • read Introduction
      • watch Sola Gratia: Ulrich Zwingli & the Rediscovery of Grace
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 3 Self-Assessment
  • Sola Fide: Lady Jane Grey & the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith

    • Lesson 4: Sola Fide: Lady Jane Grey & the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith

      • read Introduction
      • watch Sola Fide: Lady Jane Grey & the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 4 Self-Assessment
  • Solus Christus: John Calvin & the Blessing of Christ Alone

    • Lesson 5: Solus Christus: John Calvin & the Blessing of Christ Alone

      • read Introduction
      • watch Solus Christus: John Calvin & the Blessing of Christ Alone
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 5 Self-Assessment
  • Soli Deo Gloria: Glorifying God in Everything

    • Lesson 6: Soli Deo Gloria: Glorifying God in Everything

      • read Introduction
      • watch Soli Deo Gloria: Glorifying God in Everything
      • to-do Discuss
      • Take Lesson 6 Self-Assessment