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History 150: Exam 2 Material

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Date Created: 02/08/16
2/8/16: The Reformation The Reformation. ***test questions***  October 31, 1517. o Martin Luther unwittingly started the Reformation with his Ninety­Five Theses.  Stimulate a debate within the university.  Response to Johann Tetzel.  #27: It is mere human talk to preach that the soul flies out [of purgatory] immediately the money clinks in the collection­box.  #28: It is certainly possible that when the money clinks in the collection­box  greed   and   avarice   can   increase;   but   the intercession of the Church depends on the will of God alone.  #81: This wanton preaching of pardons makes it difficult even for learned men to redeem respect due to the Pope from slanders or at least the shrewd questioning of the laity.  #94: Christians should be exhorted to seek earnestly to follow Christ, their Head, through penalties, deaths, and hells.  #95: And let them thus be more confident of entering heaven through many tribulations rather than through a false assurance of peace.  Indulgences. o A piece of paper that granted remission of part or all of the time an individual might have to spend in purgatory due to sin. o Johann Tetzel’s sale of indulgences.  Sales used by the Pope for the construction of a new basilica in Rome.  “As soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the soul from the Purgatory springs.” o The Council of Trent.  1545­1563  Prohibited the sale of indulgences.  1520. o Luther published a pamphlet, To The Christian Nobility.  Could purchase for themselves or dead relative.  Moving in a more radical direction.  Directly addressed to German Princes.  Cast off their allegiance to the Pope and help establish a reformed church in German states.  1520. o Pope Leo X issued a papal edict condemning Luther.  Recant theoretical ideas.  Burnt the paper edict.  Luther was excommunicated.  1521. 2/8/16: The Reformation o Charles V (the Holy Roman Emperor) summoned Luther to a meeting. o Luther refused to recant his heretical ideas.  Frederick of Saxony saved Luther when he “kidnapped” and hid him for a year.  Spreading the message: o The development of printing.  New technologies in communication.  Crucial in spreading religious thinking and Luther’s words. o Johann Gutenberg’s invention of moveable type for printing (c. 1450). o Printing press.  Shift from parchment to paper.  The cost of books will drop by 1/5  percent.  By 1500 there were more than 1,000 printing shops in Europe. o Woodcuts by Lucas Cranach.  Medium for this time period for those who could not read.  Follower of Luther.  A new faith (the first Protestant faith). o Lutheranism.  Roman’s 1:17  “The just shall live by faith.”  Final authority by religious matters.  German translation for the Bible.  No biblical implication in indulgences.  Salvation.  Achieved through faith alone.  Final authority on religious matters.  The Bible.  Everyone should read the Bible.  Beliefs and practices that had no basis in the Bible were eliminated. o Catholicism:  Salvation.  Achieved through faith and good works.  Final authority on religious matters.  The Bible and decisions made by the Popes and Church Councils.  Only the clergy can read and interpret the Bible correctly.  Implications of the Reformation. o Establishment of other Protestant groups; end of religious unity and papal supremacy. o Religious warfare.  Examples in German states from 1546­1555. o Religious persecution and massacres.  August 24, 1572.  The St. Bartholomeus’s Day massacre. 2/8/16: The Reformation  Massacre of Huguenots (French Calvinists) in Paris and the provinces.


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