The Protestant Reformation was a religious movement in Europe during the sixteenth century. There were several people who were greatly involved in the Protestant Reformation. “The discovery that changed Luther’s life ultimately changed the course of church history and the history of Europe.” Martin Luther was largely responsible for initiating the Reformation on October 31, 1517 when he nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Castle Church at Wattenberg.
Charles Fisher was a man who brought momentous change to New Brunswick. His father’s political work influenced Charles’s later journey into politics. He was the leading lawyer of his day and a Father of Confederation. He contributed to composing the British North America Act. Despite his blunt language and stubborn behavior, he played a significant role in helping New Brunswick join the Confederation.
The five landmarks in the Protestant Reformation that were significate were Martin Luther , the 95 theses, the printing press, the translation of the bible into German, & Calvinism. The Roman Catholic Church was overrun with ambitious individuals who sought power and control. These landmarks were all significant in reforming the Roman Catholic Church in its beliefs and practices. Martin Luther is the primary source for beginning the Protestant Reformation. Luther publicly criticized the Catholic Church and its authority.
John Calvin and Martin Luther were both theologians and reformers. As you read, you’ll find out some differences and similarities between them. Their influence is still seen now a day. The weird thing is that they never met or spoke to each other. Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Saxony, in southeast Germany.
Among the religions and beliefs during the 16th century, there were different opinions on how to run society and the government. Martin Luther and John Calvin were two leaders in the Protestant Reformation who wanted change in the Catholic Church. Although Luther and Calvin were similar in the political authority and ecclesiastical, they differed on religion and society. Luther and Calvin were both Protestants who believed the Catholic Church was corrupt due to the selling of indulgences and the preaching of salvation.
Reorganization, likewise called Protestant Reconstruction, the religious insurgency that occurred in the Western church in the sixteenth century. Its most prominent pioneers without a doubt were Martin Luther and John Calvin. Having extensive political, financial, and social impacts, the Transformation turned into the reason for the establishing of Protestantism, one of the three noteworthy branches of Christianity. The universe of the late medieval Roman Catholic Church from which the sixteenth century reformers rose was a mind boggling one.
The role that Martin Luther played in Protestant Reformation is quite immense, and it is hard to miss how the Bible helped him to achieve huge milestones relating to Renaissance and Reformation. From the excerpt, we can understand the spiritual transformation and awakening that Martin Luther underwent after his interaction with the Bible (Bingham, 2016). As R.C. Sproul describes, the moment which led to Luther’s awakening, what is clear is that the bible verses from the books of Habakkuk and Romans made Luther re-establish a relationship with his spiritual faith that had diminished over time (Bingham, 2016). As a result, we can understand is that Luther; with the help of the Bible, recognizes the need for humanity to be righteous and walk in
History has many different people that influenced different periods of time. Seven different eras had important influences that made this period of time well known.from the early 1300s in the Renaissance it was greatly influenced by the German professor who questioned and went against the ideas and the beliefs of the catholic church. Then later in history in the 1700s the famous inventor Thomas Edison who helped influenced the industrial revolution with his many different inventions, some that we even use today. These influences are just some of the many different people that helped create an era in history. The Renaissance is defined as a new birth, this period of time was mainly in Europe when the Catholic Church was beginning to show become corrupt, wanting money instead of spreading the ways of God, and Catholicism, ( Piper, 10).
On October 31, 1517 a doctorate holding professor/monk named Martin Luther nailed a list of 95 theses to the door of Wittenberg Church, which would in turn radically changing Christianity forever. Among the countless numbers that Luther has influenced there was one individual a young law student at the University of Orléans in 1530, John Calvin, who is recognized as one of the most if not the most important individual in the Protestant break from the Catholic Church. What events lead to Calvin becoming part of this radical religious movement and what contributions did he add to its theology. Calvin was born on July 10, 1509, in Noyon, France. When he was 14, he was sent to Paris to study Latin.
Speech Outline Title: The 5-points of Calvinism General Purpose: Inform Specific Purpose: After listening to my speech my audience will understand what the five points of Calvinism are. Introduction I. Attention grabber: When my boyfriend and I began dating, I waited several weeks before telling him my secret. I told him one day after church that I had something really important to tell him about me.
The Reformation was essentially a campaign to reform the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings. There were many factors as to why there was an outbreak of Reformation such as political factors, social factors and religious factors. One main factor for the outbreak was the many abuses of the Church like absenteeism, lack of education within the clergy, sales of indulgences for Church benefit e.g. the rebuilding of St Peter’s Bascilla. People like Erasmus, Thomas More, Zwingli, Martin Luther and John Calvin saw this corruption and tried to do what they could in their power to see change within the Church. Their actions led to a schism within the Roman Catholic Church.