RLST 3000 Review for FINAL EXAM

RLST 3000 Review for FINAL EXAM - Exam #3 Study Guide...

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Exam #3 Study Guide – Christian Traditions – 100 Points The following items can be part of the third exam. You should have a basic understanding of each term. Don’t forget the terms in bold print in Chapters 17-25 of the Cory text. This part of the exam will cover lecture notes and recitation readings since the last exam, and Chapters 17-25 of the Cory text only! Protestant Reformation - Movement in the 16th century to reform the Catholic Church in Western Europe. Many western Christians were troubled by what they saw as false doctrines and malpractices within the Church, particularly involving the teaching and sale of indulgences. Martin Luther – German monk, priest, professor, theologian, and church reformer. His teachings inspired the Reformation and deeply influenced the doctrines and culture of the Lutheran and Protestant traditions, as well as the course of Western civilization. 95 Theses- challenged the teachings of the Church on the nature of penance, the authority of the pope and the usefulness of indulgences. The Babylonian Captivity- In this work Luther examines the seven sacraments of the medieval Church in the light of the Bible. The Freedom of a Christian- The treatise set out in detail Luther's doctrines of justification by faith and the priesthood of all believers. Priesthood of All Believers - The priesthood of all believers is a Christian doctrine based on several passages of the New Testament. It is most stressed in Protestantism, which uses it to reject any concept of ministerial priesthood, as found in the Orthodox and Catholic traditions. Radical Reformation - a 16th century response to both the perceived corruption in the Roman Catholic Church and the expanding Protestant movement led by Martin Luther. Focused primarily on the peasant class of Germany and the Low Countries, the Radical Reformation birthed many Anabaptist groups throughout Christendom. Anabaptism – Schleitheim Confession – 1527 Christians of the Radical Reformation. Schleitheim confessions was a declaration of Swiss Anabaptist belief, endorsed unanimously by a meeting of Swiss Anabaptists in 1527 in Schleitheim. Confessions included 7 articles: Baptism The Ban Breaking of bread Separation from evil Pastors in the Church The Sword The Oath The Seven articles were written during severe persecution.
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Sola Fide The doctrine of sola fide or "faith alone" asserts that it solely is on the basis of God's grace through the believer's faith alone that believers are forgiven their transgressions of the Law of God. Sola Scriptura Sola scriptura was a foundational doctrinal principle of the Protestant Reformation held by the reformer Martin Luther and is a definitive principle of Protestants today Augsburg Confession The diet to resolve differences between Protestants and Catholics. Peasant Revolts of 1525
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