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The main difference between the two are that Henry VIII split from the Catholic Church for personal reasons, while Martin Luther wanted to transform the church because he disagreed with many...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2015, 7:54 am (UTC)

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One of the long-term responses of the Catholic Church to the Reformation was the construction of many beautiful new churches, built in an ornate, lavish style called baroque. The sale of...

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In the 1520s, many German states and principalities turned to Protestantism and supported Martin Luther. First, Charles V was vying to become Holy Roman Emperor and many German princes feared that...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2019, 6:18 pm (UTC)

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Individualism played a significant role in the Reformation. This is not at all surprising when one considers the movement's origins. Luther's insight that justification (being made right with God)...

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Erasmus struggled with the abuse of power that the leaders of the Catholic Church seemed to exhibit. An aspect of this criticism was based on the elaborate ceremonies the church led, which had...

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Part of the reason why Henry VIII, the King of England, broke away from the Catholic Church was so that his decisions did not have to be agreed to by the Pope. Henry wanted a divorce from Catherine...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2017, 12:02 am (UTC)

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In simple terms, the Protestant Reformation was a religious movement among those who sought to reform the Catholic church in the 16th century. When the church opposed them, there was a schism....

Latest answer posted December 7, 2011, 12:20 am (UTC)

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To begin with, you need to understand that before his break with Rome, Henry was a hardcore defender of Catholicism and the supremacy of the pope. In fact, he had written a pamphlet entitled...

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The period known as the "Renaissance", due to its being a period of rebirth (a literal translation of the French "re-" = again plus "naissance" = birth) of classical culture, was also a period of...

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The Counter-Reformation was the Catholic Church's attempt to combat the spread of Protestantism. It had two major strategies for doing this: the first was to implement reforms within the Catholic...

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The Protestant Reformation was not a single event that happened on one particular day in one specific location. The changes in beliefs, practices, and attitudes that became collectively known as...

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John Fox or Foxe (ca. 1516 – 18 April 1587) was an English Protestant best known for The Actes and Monuments, a work normally known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs. Foxe began work on this study on the...

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Luther's ninety five theses originated with an epiphany Luther had when his confessor suggested he read Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Luther keyed on a particular verse in Romans 1:17: "the just...

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In 1611, King James I (also known as King James IV, as he was the king of both England and Scotland) authorized the publication of what is commonly referred to as the King James Bible. Though this...

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The Reformation, or Protestant Reformation is generally considered to have begun in 1517, when the theologian-priest, Martin Luther, published The Ninety-Five Theses, which challenged Catholic...

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One belief that emerged from the Reformation was the idea of justification by faith alone. This was articulated first by Martin Luther (and, previously, by a few other heretical groups in Church...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2013, 10:42 pm (UTC)

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The Reformation transformed European civilization in many ways. The first, and most obvious, was religion. Western Christianity until the Reformation, had been dominated by the Roman Catholic...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2016, 11:31 pm (UTC)

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Martin Luther and, more accurately, the rise of Protestantism, affected Germany's political state by helping to solidify differences between various states within what is now Germany. It also...

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The Reformations in Europe provided avenues for the people to challenge traditions and existing religious, political and social systems. Religiously, the Reformations challenged the relevance and...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2016, 5:05 pm (UTC)

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The two differed in terms of: A. Way of earning salvation B. Its organization C. Belief of papacy and sacraments D. Bible Early in the time of the Reformation, Protestantism was relatively...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2012, 3:06 pm (UTC)

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