The Reformation - Pope Leo X
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The Reformation 0 Begins in Saxony Northern part of German speaking lands 0 Germany more than one state 0 Martin Luther Church critics The Moral Authority of the Pope undermined by 0 The Pope was criticized 0 Politicization of the papacy was criticized 0 Pope more concerned about political power than religious issues Clerical corruption and abuses 0 Pluralism One person holding many church offices 0 Increase economic power 0 Maximize income 0 Sola scripture Buy scripture alone All church teaching based on scripture in bible 0 Pope power to decide doctrine is challenged Rejection of papal power 0 Powers of papacy amorality and corruption 0 Pope excommunicate Martin Luther 0 Reduction in number of sacraments 0 Rejection of doctrine 0 Rejection of obligatory fasting 0 Church service and scripture in vernacular language 0 Rejection of clerical celibacy against setting personal example 0 Abolition of monasteries they were eliminated What countries went protestant Luther s religious division 0 Several of German states 0 Denmark 1536 0 Sweden 1527 0 England 1534 Why did Luther s Reform Succeed 0 Challenge to papacy 0 Was not first church critic 0 Yuan Huss was critic before Luther 0 Death of heretics Yuan Huss 0 Luther gained following because he used new technology printing press The Movable Medal type printing press 0 J ohannaes Gutenberg Strong Political Patrons 0 Hid Luther and protected him from being executed 0 Gave them chance to control wealth and power and local monasteries because they were rich 0 Had power of word he wrote in German so it can be understood Absenteeism 0 Priest not there to perform duties or give baptism 0 Caused by person holding more than one spot Simony 0 Buying and selling church offices 0 Church offices went to highest bidder Nepotism 0 Give positions opposed to relatives church position went to family relatives 0 Families controls large portion of political institution Clerical Immorality 0 Abstinee 0 Alexander 6th had many lovers and children Children were powerful members 0 He marked elite clergy of this era 0 He was Nepotis because his son was bishop when teenager Clerical Ignorance 0 Poor knowledge in Latin language 0 Dint understand theology of church because they didn t know language Albrecht Aichbishop of Mainz and Magdeburg 0 He a pluralist 0 Has two bishop 0 Spent a lot of money on 2rld bishop 0 Guaranteed money maker to help him pay his creditors loans Pope Leo X 0 Need money to build church on grave of St Peter 0 St Peter was first bishop of Rome 0 Pope successor of St Peter 0 Largest Christian cathedral to be built was his main goal 0 Monument to his papacy 0 Raised money by selling indulgences Johann Tetzel 0 Indulgences decreased amount of time to spent in Portugal 0 Indulgences sold in Saxony Purgatory 0 Most believers go after death 0 Small sins purged from souls 0 Most children died before adulthood