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  • The Protestant Reformation: The Protestant Reformation

    essay I am going to talk about a few things.A few things i’m going to talk about is the protestant reformation‚counter reformation‚and the english reformation.I will also be touching on Martin Luther‚the war of religions ‚and I will be talking about the catholic church.I will be putting mostly fact and not many opinions.One opinion i’m going to put in now is that I don’t like history. The protestant reformation lasted from 1517-1648.It started with Martin Luther when he was studying the bible as his

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    1) Why was the Protestant Reformation significant? The Protestant Reformation separated Europe and it affected the power of the church‚ monarchs‚ and individual states. Because the Reformation lowered the authority of the church‚ the monarchs and independent states took advantage and seized more power. Many people started asking about their place in society‚ for it was tied into politics and religion. Hence they demanded more of democracy. The base was laid for the future without taking notice

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    The Protestant Reformation Certain practices of the Catholic religion were questioned during the Reformation. The beliefs of many men created a new religion called Protestantism. During this time in history many historical events were happening that caused this reformation. Persecutions against aspects of the Catholic faith were evolved into Protestantism. Protestantism is still a large religion today throughout many parts of the world. There are many differences between Catholicism and Protestantism

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    Discuss the political and social consequences of the Protestant Reformation in the first half of the sixteenth century... In the early sixteenth century‚ Western Europe’s religious face was dominated by the Roman Catholic faith. The Catholic Church was the sole athority power of day to day values‚ and before long‚ conflicting social and political issues began to shake the foundation of the corrupt Catholic Church. Moreover‚ Western Catholics began to realize the corrupt nature of the Church;

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    PROTESTANT REFORMATION: A MENTOR TO CHRISTIAN CIVILIZATION When we talk about Protestant Reformation‚ what usually comes to our mind is a movement that brought about negative effects not just in Europe but also in the whole Catholic Church‚ which are still being felt and experienced even today. Although it may be true that the Protestant Reformation had been one of the causes of the gradual decline of the Catholic Church during the 16th century‚ it also brought about numerous contributions in

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  • The Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation was a major 16th century European movement aimed initially at reforming the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. The Reformation in western and central Europe officially began in 1517 with Martin Luther and his 95 Theses. This was a debate over the Christian religion. At the time there was a difference in power. Roman Catholicism stands with the Pope as central and appointed by God. Luther’s arguments referred to a direct relationship with God and using

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    Reaction Paper- Protestant Reformation Protestant Reformation‚ first taking place in the early sixteenth century‚ brought about a whirlwind of change theologically‚ economically‚ and multiple other fronts. Most important was the globalization of Christianity—its transformations generated new directions of intellect beyond the sixteenth century. Works of theologians such as Martin Luther and John Calvin sparked the criticism of the authority and power of the Catholic Church as well as instilling

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  • The Protestant Reformation: The Rise Of The Protestant Reformation

    In this paper‚ I will be talking about the protestant reformation. The protestant reformation was the breaking of the Catholic church’s power and the beginning of a new era for Christianity. God used a Catholic monk‚ Martin Luther‚ to see the light and spread it to the whole world that was in the dark. The Catholic church had made being a Christian a job instead of a loving relationship between the people and their creator. God’s Champion‚ Martin Luther‚ started a revolution that changed the course

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  • The Protestant Reformation

    Before the reformation‚ Europe was dominated by the Catholic Church. The church was very powerful both politically and spiritually. It was the most wealthy and powerful institution in Europe and owned about one third of the land in England. They controlled and influenced almost every aspect of life for the people. Social life was centered on worship services‚ prayer rituals‚ and religious festivals and ceremonies. Thousands of people lived in monasteries and were employed by the church. Bishops were

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    The colonies were created for various reasons‚ by different groups of people. Both before and after the Protestant Reformation‚ many of the colonies were created so that persecuted people could escape the Church of England and practice their own religion without fear. The Protestant Reformation began when Martin Luther nailed his protests against the Catholic Church on the doors of a church in 1517. In his writing he denounced the authority of priests and popes and claimed that the bible was the

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