Document5.docx - The Reformation period can be reflected in evangelical Christianity by a significant amount of characteristics that are still present

Document5.docx - The Reformation period can be reflected in...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

The Reformation period can be reflected in evangelical Christianity, by a significant amount of characteristics that are still present today. The characteristics that caught my eye were in chapter 10, when Noll was describing the qualities that the Puritans carried. One of these characteristics is zeal. In order to complete the task that had been set before them, it required a significant amount of enthusiasm and energy. Noll tells us that “There was much to admire in the zealous Puritans who worked to complete the Reformation in England" (Noll 2012, 231). Their zealous work ethics to accomplish the Reformation is something that sets not only an example, but a bar of expectation. If the Puritans can be so relentless in their efforts to change and fully reform the Church of England, how muchmore should we go about in our ministry and evangelical Christianity with the same level of power and purpose. Something that I notice is that people have become so complacent with where the church is and where the world is, that they have lost that enthusiasm and energy that was once there when they first started. The puritans kept that zeal throughout the process of the Reformation. A few of the other qualities that I believe are still being displayed today are that of, patience, and earnest. "Puritans were
Background image
Image of page 2

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read both pages?

  • Spring '17

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors