Background to the Protestant Reformation

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Background to the Protestant Reformation Importance of the Reformation Began as a theological reformation and quickly became and wider context a political, economical, and intellectual movement Theologically all the Christian churches are the same b/c of the Protestant Reformation Had an amazing impact in the west, created a break in the Church universal, and set into effect the many different churches 3 major braches of Protestantism Lutheranism founded by a German monk Martin Luther First Protestant church Calvinism founded by a French law school student John Calvin There are very few churches that call themselves Calvinistic Church Presbraterian Church is most popular English speaking church Congregationalist Church Reformed Church or Dutch Reformed Church Anglican Church took place in England Have them in US but don’t call them Anglican The head of the Church of England is the reigning king/queen Americans broke away before the revolution and formed the Epispical church The Anglican church has had more break off Methodist Baptist Quakers Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) founded by Joseph Smith
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