Martin Luther And John Calvin Comparison

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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. They denied the control and influence of the Pope. Throughout the Protestant Reformation, Luther and Calvin created new religions known as Lutheranism and Calvinism. Martin Luther believed in the separation of church and state.

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