Religious Europe - 1 John Wycliffe and the...

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Religious Europe 1. 1500 Medieval to Modern 2. Introduction to Historic Study of Religion 1. Historians: Religion a 3 dimensional object 2. Definition of term “Christian” 3. “Freedom of Religion” did not exist, religion function o communal values, not personal choice. 4. Christian Church and indivisible body of believers. 3. Christianity before 1500: Basic Points 1. Christianity institutionalized by temporal power, official religion in Roman Empire by Emperor Theodosius. 2. Struggle between temporal and ecclesiastical power. 3. Splits within Christianity: Great Schism of 1054 1. Roman Catholic Church 2. Orthodox Church 4. Long Standing Dialog for Reform: the elites
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Unformatted text preview: 1. John Wycliffe and the Lollards→ (England) Death-1384 2. Jan Hus (John Hus) and the Husslite→ (Bohemian) Death-1415 3. Program: 1. Salvation by faith 2. Authority of Scripture 4. Renaissance Humanists: Erasmus (Prince of Humanists), ect. ..→ New Testament to Greek 1516. 5. Need for Reform: the people 1. Unequal spread of clergy 2. Salvation by faith and works- or just faith? 1. Relics→(Articles that are believed to be from the time of Christ) 1. By 1500, the church emphasizes “works” over faith 2. Indulgences→ ( a remission of sin while you were still on Earth.) 1. Cash Transaction→ Particularly done in Germany...
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