Reigious Change .docx - Christianity was such an integral part of European life it was inevitable that the Protestant Reformation would have an impact

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Christianity was such an integral part of European life, it was inevitable that the Protestant Reformation would have an impact on family, education and religious practices. In Catholicism, it is praised to abstain from sexual intercourse and marriage was a sacrament you should make. The Catholic churches high regard for abstinence until marriage made sure that marriage was kept holy and give it a purpose, the procreation of children. In contrast, Luther, a Protestant Reformer, argued that the use of sexual intercourse would help avoid committing sin. In the Protestant religious practice, family life was very important to them. Girls were influenced to read from the bible and gain an education as well. Protestant reformers broadened the base of the people being educated. They allowed girls get an education so they could read the Bible and other religious literature. Also, the city of Zwickau established a school for girls school that was designed to encourage moral values. Unlike the humanist schools of this era which were solely
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  • Fall '19
  • Christianity, Protestant Reformation, Protestant reform

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