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Religion and Persuasion (Discourses of the divine)Theology 神学;宗教体系-TheologiaoStudy of the nature of God & religious beliefsoTranscendent = authoritative viewpoint to contemplate this life -2 types:oSoteriology: savior, delivererSalvation Towards a better self(personal salvation)Towards a better world (utopia) here and now (free from evil)Eschatology (last, utmost, extreme)The end of time/history Apocalypse (veil/covering)oThe final “unveiling” or “revealing” (the book of Revelation)A brief History -1517 Martin Luther nails 95 these to church door in Wittenberg, GermanyProtestant reformation begins in Germany-1534 King Henry VIIIbreaks away from the Catholic Church Excommunicated by the pope-1535 Henry VIImakes himself head of the English Church.Reformation begins in England -1553 Queen Mary I(Bloody Mary) restores Roman Catholicism in England -1558 Queen ElizabethI ascend the English throne, restores Protestantism.

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