{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Hum Hist 2 ho 6 - Human History Week 4 lecture 1 Scientific...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Human History Scientific revolution 4/18/11 Week 4, lecture 1 Christian division Fears about heterodoxy growing within Europe as well as in Americas Protests against Church increase in 14th-15th centuries; in 1510s, Martin Luther’s protests in Germany about indulgences become center for mass Protestantism Luther insists on salvation through faith alone; like Wang Yangming, rejects needs for learned priests Eventually rejects authority of Pope too Protestant-Catholic wars explode in 1520s; millions die Catholic pushback through Council of Trent (1545-63) Rise of inquisitions in Europe The (partial) triumph of tradition By 1700, Axial thought has consolidated across most of Eurasia and its overseas colonies in new, Third-Wave forms Traditional religions now have more adherents than ever before Violence has become a recognized part of orthodoxy in many areas; belief has often been refocused on a personal relationship with divinity But northern Europe—especially NW Europe—beginning to look odd By 1700, astonishing changes in Europe—heliocentric theory, identification of air as a substance, understanding of blood and circulation, etc.: the scientific revolution 16th-century challenges to Axial thought in Europe Around 1400, distinct traditions of inquiry into nature around the world
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}