Study Guide Chapter 9 Reformation

Study Guide Chapter 9 Reformation - INTRODUCTION TO...

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INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES Adventures in the Human Spirit Chapter 9 Study Guide Pages 221-226 Learning Objectives Summarize the causes of the Reformation. Compare and contrast the various developments of the Reformation. Understand the development and consequences of the Protestant Ethic and Calvinism. 1. Who was Martin Luther ? What were his Ninety-five Theses ? He was a university scholar who slit Christian Europe in two. Luther’s critique of corruption and error in the Roman Church exploded into a religious revolt –the Reformation- the movement that divided Western Christianity into the Roman Catholic and the new Protestant faiths. Ninety-five theses were written by Martin Luther as propositions for theological debate among the university scholars in Wittenberg. They were widely regarded as the primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation 2. Why did Luther nail these theses to the church door? Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany because in those days, it was common practice to nail public documents to the church door for all to see. Shortly after Luther
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