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November 7 notes - November 7, 2007 THE REFORMATION, PART I...

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November 7, 2007 THE REFORMATION, PART I I. Overview II. Pre-Reformation Church III. Political and Social Context IV. Martin Luther V. The Peasants’ Revolt and Popular Reformation I. Overview a. The Reformation was more than a religious movement – it was the turning point from Medieval to modern Europe and it affected people in ways the Renaissance didn’t b. It was a reform movement in the church that became a revolt politically, socially, and religiously c. The nobles used it to their advantage d. 3 stages of the Reformation: i. Period of wild growth (1517-1525) – was a grass-roots movement whose support grew wildly and radically ii. Period of organization and controlled growth (1525-1540s) iii. Period of consolidation and conflict (1540s-1648) 1. Confessionalization 2. Wars of religion (paved way to liberalism and pluralism) II. Pre-Reformation Church a. The Church: i. Flourishing in popular piety ii. Loss of moral authority of leaders b. Theology: i. Multiple authorities (Bible, tradition, the Pope)
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Hunziker during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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November 7 notes - November 7, 2007 THE REFORMATION, PART I...

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