29 Facts About Protestant Reformation


The Reformation was the start of Protestantism and the split of the Western Church into Protestantism and what is the Roman Catholic Church.

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The Protestant Reformation developed further to include a distinction between Law and Gospel, a complete reliance on Scripture as the only source of proper doctrine and the belief that faith in Jesus is the only way to receive God's pardon for sin rather than good works.

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Protestant Reformation was accordingly characterised as the "evening star" of scholasticism and as the morning star or of the English Reformation.

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Protestant Reformation was the father of seven children, including Lucrezia and Cesare Borgia.

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Some followers of Zwingli believed that the Protestant Reformation was too conservative, and moved independently toward more radical positions, some of which survive among modern day Anabaptists.

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Radical Protestant Reformation was the response to what was believed to be the corruption in both the Roman Catholic Church and the Magisterial Protestant Reformation.

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Protestant Reformation was a triumph of literacy and the new printing press.

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Protestant Reformation dramatised Luther's views on the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, while remaining mindful of Luther's careful distinctions about proper and improper uses of visual imagery.

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Each year drew new theologians to embrace the Protestant Reformation and participate in the ongoing, European-wide discussion about faith.

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The Protestant Reformation did not receive overt state support until 1525, although it was only due to the protection of Elector Frederick the Wise that Luther survived after being declared an outlaw, in hiding at Wartburg Castle and then returning to Wittenberg.

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Each state which turned Protestant Reformation had their own reformers who contributed towards the Evangelical faith.

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Protestant Reformation spread widely throughout Europe, starting with Bohemia, in the Czech lands, and, over the next few decades, to other countries.

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Some followers of Zwingli believed that the Protestant Reformation was too conservative and moved independently toward more radical positions, some of which survive among modern day Anabaptists.

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In Sweden, the Protestant Reformation was spearheaded by Gustav Vasa, elected king in 1523, with major contributions by Olaus Petri, a Swedish clergyman.

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English Protestant Reformation followed a different course from the Protestant Reformation in continental Europe.

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The different character of the English Protestant Reformation came rather from the fact that it was driven initially by the political necessities of Henry VIII.

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Protestant Reformation's was one of the four executed Quakers known as the Boston martyrs.

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Protestant Reformation teachings were smuggled into Spain by Spaniards such as Julian Hernandez, who in 1557 was condemned by the Inquisition and burnt at the stake.

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Center of Protestant Reformation learning in Hungary has for some centuries been the University of Debrecen.

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Protestant Reformation in Ireland was a movement for the reform of religious life and institutions that was introduced into Ireland by the English administration at the behest of King Henry VIII of England.

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However, in the city of Dublin the Protestant Reformation took hold under the auspices of George Browne, Archbishop of Dublin.

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In 1532, the Waldensians, who had been already present centuries before the Protestant Reformation, aligned themselves and adopted the Calvinist theology.

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Protestant Reformation first entered Poland through the mostly German-speaking areas in the country's north.

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Protestant Reformation was very insignificant in what is Moldova and saw single congregations of Hussitism and Calvinism being founded across Besserabia.

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Protestant Reformation was the key figure of the Protestant Church of the Slovene Lands, as he was its founder and its first superintendent.

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Motivating factors in their decision to adopt aspects of the Protestant Reformation included the historical rivalry and mistrust between the Greek Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches along with their concerns of Jesuit priests entering Greek lands in their attempts to propagate the teachings of the Counter-Protestant Reformation to the Greek populace.

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Protestant Reformation subsequently sponsored Maximos of Gallipoli's translation of the New Testament into the Modern Greek language and it was published in Geneva in 1638.

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Protestant Reformation spread throughout Europe beginning in 1517, reaching its peak between 1545 and 1620.

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Protestant Reformation'storians began to concentrate on the values, beliefs and behavior of the people at large.

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