HST 111 Lecture Notes 10:10

HST 111 Lecture Notes 10:10 - Nicolas Canel HST 111 10/10/10

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Nicolas Canel HST 111 10/10/10 Counter-Reformation: From Assassination to Witches Catholic reformation this was a series of efforts to purify the Church -New religious orders -Jesuits- Society of Jesus -Disciplining of the layette and the clergy, repression of heresy, introduction of prohibited books, and implemented the decrees of the Council of Trent Jesuits -Founded by Ignatius Loyola Spiritual Exercises (Important work) -Meditate on the experiences of Christ -Established hundreds of schools, started in the 1540’s, founded nearly 400 schools by 1600 -Regarded themselves as the soldiers of Christ -Put themselves at the Popes disposal to do dangerous missions, Catholics teachers who worked in secret in Protestant countries, spies in protestant countries, assassins in protestant countries -Change in how the nunneries were run -Increase in people going into nunneries -Mainly from aristocratic families -Cheaper to put someone into nunnery, than to pay a dowry -Pope Paul III organized the Holy Order of Inquisition -Designed to punish priest who strayed from the path laid down by the
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HST 111 Lecture Notes 10:10 - Nicolas Canel HST 111 10/10/10

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