Gustav Vasa and The Reformation

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Gustav (Eriksson) Vasa

Gustav Eriksson called Gustav Vasa where born in May 1496 (AC.) Gustav was crowned as a king the 6th of June 1523. During the time he was king, the reformation reached Sweden. Germany and Sweden traded very much during this time and to those trading cities the Lutheran beliefs came to. The Lutherans ideas where spread in Sweden mostly of Olaus Petri and Laurentius Andreae, People started to see that the church had fooled them in order to get land and valuable items. Gustav let the spread of Lutheran beliefs go on, which made the church lose its power as less people followed church. Since the war of liberation against Denmark, Gustav had a huge dept to Lübeck (Germany) which he borrowed money from in order to financier an uprising against Denmark. He struggled with this dept and the only solution he saw was the rich church that had lost its power. In 1527 he past Sweden over to the Lutheran beliefs and could there for take all the church´s valuable property which he used to pay the dept. People started to follow these beliefs because now they didn’t need to pay the corrupt church anymore for the practices the bible doesn’t mention anything about, such as indulgences, and confessions.
As we saw Gustav used the reformation to get the value property of the church, by turn Sweden in to the Lutheran teachings. This made him the head of the church instead of the pope of the Catholic Church. Because of this he could take its property. He took basically advantage of the Lutheran beliefs which where the opposite of its purpose. One of the main points of the Lutheran beliefs was that no one should take advantage of the church and the beliefs of god. (The church belonged to the people) As said, he did the opposite; he didn’t only take advantage of the church but also took advantage of the Lutheran faith to be able to do this for his own purpose. He took the wealth from the church and said the belonged to the nation. He decided that the bible

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