Reli. Notes 15

Reli. Notes 15 - o Individual solitude w/ God is all that...

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The Protestant Reformation John Milton: o Christian mortalism advocate (minority of protestants) John Calvin: o “Body as prison of soul” (Plato said this first) The Protestant heaven: o A theocentric perspective o No rank/ hierarchy (common mean equal w/ saints) o Reunions w/ important biblical figures The Catholic heaven: o Council of Trent: To root out corruption Reaffirmed idea of Purgatory and beatific vision o Virgin Mary: At death had assumption to heaven by Jesus Mary becomes known as “the Mediatress”, then “the Queen of heaven” In response Protestants demoted Mary A new asceticism: o Belief world is fundamentally corrupt and only heaven matters
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Unformatted text preview: o Individual solitude w/ God is all that exists in heaven o No family/ friends connection (another theocentric perspective, motionless, changeless) John Milton: o Wrote Paradise Lost o Very unorthodox religious views Advocate for liberal divorce laws Freedom of conscience o Fights idea of predestination o Writes of sex between Adam and Eve in Garden of Eden Sex outside of marriage without procreation Jonathan Edwards: o Important figure in Great Awakening o Gave sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God o Predestination: God preordains who will be saved and who will be damned...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course RELI 125 taught by Professor Styers during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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