midterm study guide - The General Consistory A type of ecclesiastical court especially within the church of England Established by King William I in the

midterm study guide - The General Consistory A type of...

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The General Consistory: A type of ecclesiastical court, especially within the church of England. Established by King William I in the 1800s. Exercised jurisdiction over matrimonial and probate matters. Institutes of the Christian Religion: John Calvin’s seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world. Published in Latin in 1536 and in French in 1541. Written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith. Attacked the teachings of Catholicism and emphasized God’s total sovereignty particularly in salvation and election. Servetus: Born in Spain in 1511, he rejected the belief of the Trinity claiming that it was not based on the bible. Advocated a return to the simplicity of the Gospels and the teachings of the early church fathers that he believed pre-dated the trinity. Sermon (Reformed Church of Geneva): Calvin preached at the reformed church in Geneva. IN supporting Calvin’s proposals for reforms, the council of Geneva passed the Ecclesiastical Ordinances in November 1541. Calvin preached over 2000 sermons while ministering in Genova. Huguenots: Members of the Protestant reformed church in France from the sixteenth to seventeenth centuries. In the end of the 17 th century, they were driven from France during a series of Religious persecutions. Catholic Mass: Eucharistic Celebration in the Latin liturgical rites of the Roman Catholic Church. Includes introductory rites, liturgy of the word, liturgy of the Eucharist, Communion Rite, and Concluding Rite. Was the dominant form of worship in Europe until Calvinism.

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