IHUM Lecture 13

IHUM Lecture 13 - The Reformation, 16th century war of...

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The Reformation, 16 th century war of religion France – catholic king, Calvinist minority Fragmented Switzerland, MittelEuropa Weak Emperor, autonomous princes Reformation was a mass event Protestant – one of many attempts to reform the church 16 th century – Martin Luther  conflict with the Papacy Fundraising for the crusades – indulgences of the Papacy Luther is one of the main figures 16 th century – people believe the end of the world might come, fear of the end of days Prophecies of the end – messages get propagated by Gutemberg’s printing press Catholic church – an egg from which Antichrist will rise (Luther) Images are idolatrous – what they though was salvation is actually damnation Clergy should be allowed to marry – Luther Former monks – pissed off about celibacy – find out it’s a lie Salvation by faith alone Lutherans  Anabaptists (conflict) Anabaptists – 1520s Zürich, rebaptizers by their enemies, radically against icons and images, rebaptize themselves and adults, opposition to children’s baptism, don’t
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