Based on Luther's finding the Bible should be the base of good religious life. This is how Christianity was born and became part of the political and social reforms in Germany and later in whole Europe. One of the newest invention of this time the printing press was a major tool of communication. Luther could spread his ideas and believes faster than ever before. Although, the new faith was spreading fast, Martin Luther was “punished” and officially
In my opinion, I think that Constantine did create the Edict of Milan as a way to get the Christians on his side. Me being a Catholic Christian, I think that he did have a very important role in history freeing the Christians, whether it was just for political gains or it was actually what he believed in, he was a crucial part in history. That being said, I think he was another Roman general, not just “another” Roman general though, a very important Roman
Renaissance, which means “rebirth” in French, might be defined as the awakening of art, literature, architecture and learning in Europe between fourteenth and mid-sixteenth centuries through the contribution of classical sources. Despite the fact that it was originated in Italy, it started to spread throughout Europe and contributed to the transition from the Medieval Age to the modern one. Proponents of this movement emphatically connected themselves with the values of classical antiquity, especially as seen in the recently rediscovered works of art of writing and history. Additionally, they had a tendency to separate themselves from works written in the Middle Ages, a historical period they looked upon rather negatively. According to them, the Middle Ages were set in the "center" of two significantly profitable periods.
The Scientific Revolution is what lead the people to a new way of life, a life where they were valued as well as their ideas in society and in government. The Enlightenment was influenced by the development of the Scientific Revolution to use logic and reason to challenge accustomed beliefs. Before the Scientific Revolution, people were blindly following the church and believing everything they said. They lacked the freedoms of speech, religion and they did not possess any knowledge of their own. The Scientific Revolution, the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation led the people to a new age of intellectual pursuits and new outlooks of the word that differed from the Church’s.
Without Gutenberg’s printing press, books would not be as common as they are today. Additionally, da Vinci’s advancements in the anatomy of the human body allowed diseases to be treated more efficiently. The curiosity and inquiry of individuals years ago has continued to affect our lives today, based on their advancements in science and technology. Galileo’s discoveries from
During the time, protestantism was on the rise all over the world, leading the Catholic invaders to push extra hard for converts, in an effort to recover from the reformation, and continue expanding Catholicism. Because the natives had not been exposed to any other form of Christianity, the invaders saw them as a great opportunity to gain coverts. The negative effects of this push for catholicism can be seen in Documents 5 and 9. Doc 5, a formal demand from the Spanish invaders, states that if the natives choose to convert to Catholicism, and recognize the Pope as their ruler, they will be left at peace by the invaders. However, if they do not convert, they will be killed and have all of their possessions destroyed.
The 16th century was a period characterized by the revolutionary ideas and innovations that developed during the Renaissance. As these new ways of thinking flourished, the church, which had been overbearingly omnipresent in the Middle Ages, began to lose its influence, and its methods of practicing faith were questioned. Eventually, a spiritual revolution grew from the realization that the church hierarchy was focused more on their own monetary and personal gain, than on preaching God’s truth. The Reformation was a series of rebellious movements that strived to revive the morals of early Christianity and resulted in the division of the Christendom, which heavily influenced multiple aspects of Western and modern society. By the mid-17th century, both the Christian and Protestant Reformations had
The PR was a religious movement that was initially aimed at reforming the Catholic Church but later tried to end its practices. In this way, the Protestant Reformation played a major role as a cause in the formation of the CR. EXPLAIN PICS Slide 2(GO QUICK) Because of this reason, the CR was created mainly for religious reasons. The CR was intended to fight back against the PR. In order to do so, the Council of Trent, who acted as the center of the CR by meeting on and off throughout the years, also had to reform the Church itself in order to stop the corruption that had allowed the PR to be created in the 1st place.
The commencement of mankind opened up its eyes and realized its inner beauty and talents all started many years ago. It was called the Renaissance, the rebirth and eye opening time in which people appreciated and brought forth more initiative to be more creative when expressing outer and inner beauty. It wasn't only about beauty, people were more spontaneous and open minded. Man was seen as creative, full of energy and full of potential. It all began with the Medieval times, a time in which man was viewed as unattractive, weak, frail and sinful.
The rise of Protestantism started in the 16th century due to recognition of the Catholic Church abuses. Martin Luther, a protestant reformer, spoke out against the church by hanging up the 95 theses that focused on the concept of reading the bible alone and faith alone. As the rise of awareness of these abuses increased, more reformers broke away from the church, and Europe was divided by religion. John Calvin was also a reformer that started the popular religion of predestination:Calvinism. The dramatic change was evident because pre 15th century, it was a Catholic country and the religion ruled the land.
Prior to 1550, the European continent was dominated by Catholicism and had been for centuries. However, Protestantism first introduced by Martin Luther had begun to make inroads in the Holy Roman Empire and Nordic countries. Despite the growing popularity of these new religions, the majority of monarchs saw religious diversity as a weakness. Instead, most rulers pursued Religious uniformity to ensure political stability and strength. Examples of monarchs attempting to achieve religious university abound from Charles V in the Holy Roman Empire and Spain, to Rome, and to England.
Prompt: Compare and contrast the motives and actions of Martin Luther in the German states and King Henry VIII in England in bringing about religious change during the Reformation. During the 16th century as renaissance inspired changes in education and art ,humanist ideas also impacted religion. Major dissatisfaction with the Roman Catholic Church and its traditions made it easier for people to trigger a movement to reform the church and its teachings. There were two reformers Martin Luther, a german theology professor, who came to realise a new comprehension of Christianity, and King Henry VIII, who desired divorce which he could not get because of the disapproval of the Catholic Church. While the motives of their strong persuasion of