A follower of Zwingli and led one of his reading groups. In 1523 he began to
challenge Zwingli and his statism. He does this b/c they feel that the
reformation of Zwingli is stalling out b/c the city leaders have stopped and
stalled the refo
Feb 1, 2011
Born in Lyon France, Was the son of a notary an as such education is important.
He studies theology and law and finishes his degrees in 1532.
In 1532 he has a spiritual conversion although we dont know what kind it is as
he kept it
Jan 25, 2011
Anabaptist is a generic term that refers to a number of different groups.
the believed secular and religious leaders had incorrectly compromised their
at the root of their issues was that they rejected magisterial reformation
Jan 18, 2011
Oct 31 1517 is the day that Luther nailed his 95 Thesis to the door at
Luther entered a monastery after a violent storm scared him into it. His religious
guilt was all consuming and he feels that at the very depths of his soul he
Feb 15, 2011
Catholic Reformation or Counter-Reformation
This is two movements happening at about the same time
The Catholic Reformation does exist as people are trying to change the
church from within, but there is a distinct counter-reformation movement
March 8, 2011
Religion and Politics
centralization is a main theme. It is state centralization. This drive to
centralization leads to internal and external instability
centralization means more set boarders, one state army, a set court/place of
law in the
Thirty Years War 1616-1648
Charles V abdicates his throne in 1555
in 1609 Rudolf (emperor of the eastern HRE) is having problems with the
Czechs. He wants his cousin to become King of Bohemia and the Bohemians
want guaranteed religious freedom b/c this is
Mar 10, 2011.
William of Orange is a leader of the revolt and he advocates iconoclasm a
rejection of traditional beliefs and the adoption of the ideas of Calvinism.
Phillip 2 sent the Duke of Alba to Holland in 1567 and he was unrelenting of his
Feb 8, 2011.
The English Reformation
Henry 8th, king from 1509-1547 originally planned to enter the Church but the
death of his brother leads him to become heir to the thrown.
he wrote music, threw lots of parties, loved, dancing, sings, and partying.
Jan 11, 2011
Sacraments - the sign of a holy thing insofar as it makes men holy - Thomas
Sacraments are a manifestation of a spiritual reality which helps work a
person towards salvation
Salvation is the single most important concept in Medieval E