{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Heresy vs. Orthodoxy

Heresy vs. Orthodoxy - III 16 th and 17 th...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Evolution of Heresy vs. Orthodoxy I. Early Examples *Waldensians vs. Roman Catholic Church in 1200's -were viciously persecuted by the Catholic Church because they refused to follow established rules, most specifically they viewed the Bible as the final word on any godly matters and preached their own interpretation of it II. 1500's – Council of Trent vs. Various forms of Protestant Reformation *Notable instance of this would be Martin Luther vs. the Council; Luther believed that Catholic practices were corrupt and naturally this went against the established orthodoxy of the time *Also worth noting is the role of Galileo; because he made the claim that the Earth revolved around the Sun rather than the Sun revolving around the Earth, the Catholic Church made him refute his claims because they weren't accepted
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: III. 16 th and 17 th Century *Anabaptists; rejected traditional practices such as wearing of wedding rings, taking oaths, and participating in civil government *Led to a clash with both Protestants and Catholics alike *Also endorsed “believer baptism;” rather than baptizing children, a person couldn't be baptized until they acknowledged Jesus Christ as their savior IV. 20 th Century *Most prominent forms of heresy vs. orthodoxy are seen in the many New Religious Movements (NRMs); some of the biggest of these are mormonism, scientology, and Christian Scientists *Each of these takes a different approach to the theory of Christianity; for example, the mormons believe that in addition to the Bible, the Book of Mormon is also necessary in one's search for salvation...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

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