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The Protestant Reformation

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Saadia Hussain

on 12 January 2017

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Transcript of The Protestant Reformation

A collection of "rebellions" that split up the Catholic Church
The Protestant Reformation
95 Theses
Written criticisms against the Catholic Church
Printing Press
Bible + faith = good Christian
Cultural Impacts
Changed art - Northern Renaissance more about people than religion
Political Impacts
England & King Henry VIII
Made a new church so he could divorce his wife
Made himself the head of the Church

Martin Luther
Happening at the same time as the Renaissance & Commercial Revolution
Indulgences - buying forgiveness to get into heaven
German monk whose criticism of the Catholic Church started the Protestant Reformation
Spread of the Reformation
Only wanted to reform the Catholic Church's practices NOT break away
Martin Luther is excommunicated
Kings became Protestants to escape the control of the Catholic Church
Protected by German princes
Everyone in our kingdom is now Protestant
Crap! The Church is going to kill me!
More people could read the Bible and figure Christianity out for themselves
Started here
Blue - Protestant
Green - Catholic
Red - Islam
Following Church = good Christian
Religious wars between Catholics and Protestants
Women gained some rights because of increased literacy
Ended the unity in the Europe
Kings created their own churches
Increase power
Priests had mistress and used Church money for personal stuff
Church stopped indulgences but power went down
79. To say that the cross, emblazoned with the papal arms, which is set up [by the preachers of indulgences], is of equal worth with the Cross of Christ, is blasphemy.
79. To say that the Pope's indulgences are equal to Christ's love goes against Christianity
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