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The Topics include: The Reformation, John Calvin, Predestination, Geneva, Theocracy, Calvinism, Anabaptists, Catholic Reformation, Counter-Reformation, Ignatius of Loyola, Council of Trent.

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McDougal Littel's World History: Patterns of Interaction
Absolutism To Revolution
European Renaissance and Reformation
Chapter 17, Section 4 "The Reformation Continues"

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Chapter 17, Section 4

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The Reformation Continues

Chapter 17 Section 4

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        -Anglican Church and Roman Catholic church similar in their doctrines and ceremonies.

As Protestant Reformers divide over beliefs, the Catholic Church makes reforms

    -Anglican Church similar to Roman Catholic Church

    -Calvinism emerges, inspired by John Calvin

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Calvin Continues The Reformation

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Religious Reform In Switzerland

    -Zwingli wants to return to: Early Christian Church

        -1520: Openly attacks abuses in the Catholic Church

        -1531: Bitter war breaks out Catholics Vs. Protestants, Zwingli killed

    -Zwingli influenced by Luther and Erasmus

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Calvin Formalizes Protestant Ideas    

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    -John Calvin would have as much influence in the spread of Protestantism as Luther did.

    -In 1536, Calvin publishes “Institutes of the Christian Religion”

        -People sinful by nature

        -Cannot earn salvation

        -Very few people will be saved

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    -Life’s path predetermined by God

        -It has already been determined who will be saved

    -What about “free will”?  Is it possible that we have a destiny, but can make choices that may allow us to reach it?

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Higher Order Question: How do Calvin’s Theories compare or contrast with your own beliefs? 

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Calvin Leads the Reformation in Switzerland

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    -1541 Leaders in Geneva Switzerland ask Calvin to lead them.

        -City Run by strict rules

            -Attend religion class

            -No card playing

            -No bright clothes

            -Anyone caught preaching a different message would be burned at the stake!

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    -Calvin says the ideal government is Theocracy- rulers are both political and religious leaders.

    -Geneva becomes a strict Protestant Theocracy led by Calvin

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Calvinism Spreads

    -1559: John Knox brings Calvinism to Scotland, followers: Presbyterians

    -Church governed by laymen called Presbyters, or elders

    -Calvin’s followers in France called Huguenots

    -Catholics massacre Huguenots in Parus 1572 (St. Bartholomew’s)

        -12,000 Protestants

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Higher Order Question: What governments are Theocracies today?

Answer: 1. Iran, 2. Saudi Arabia, 3. Afghanistan, 4. Somalia

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Other Protestant Reformers

    -Interpretation Creates Differences

    -Holy Bible: Anabaptists, Lutherans, Calvinists, Baptists

    -Protestants: The Bible is the source of all religious truth and people should read it and discover those truths.

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Anabaptists, Greek: “Baptize Again”

The Lamb caught in thorns symbolizes the early persecution of Anabaptists believers.


        -Baptized only people who were old enough to decide or ReBaptized adults.

        -Believes in Separation of Church and State

        -Oppose wars

    -Lasting influence on: Mennonites, Amish, Baptists and Quakers

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Women’s Role In The Reformation

    -Marguerite of Navarre protected Calvin in France

    -Katrina Zell also protects reformers, comforts those in misery

    -Katherina Von Bora, Luther’s Wife, promotes equality in marriage

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The Catholic Reformation

    Ass protestant numbers grow, millions stay loyal to the Catholic Church

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A Counter Reformation

    -A Catholic Reformation seeks to reform the Catholic Church from within

        -Major reforming Popes: Paul III and Paul IV

        -Counter Reformation: To go against the Protestant Reformation

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Higher Order Question: Why did the Catholic Church feel it needed to make reforms?

Answer: Protestantism was reducing Catholic Church Members

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Ignatius of Loyola

Grew up in his fathers castle in Loyola Spain.  Turning Point: 1521, injured in war, thought about his past sins and the life of Jesus.  His daily devotion he believed, cleansed his soul. 

    -Leading Catholic Reformer

        -His “Spiritual Exercises” (1522) calls for meditation, prayer and study to cleanse the soul.

    -Pope creates “Society of Jesus” religious order, The Jesuits

        -Jesuits follow Ignatius, start schools, convert non-Christians, do good works

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Higher Order Question: How did Jesuit Reforms help keep people from turning protestant?

Answer: Their schools taught priests, missionaries converted non-Christians

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Reforming Popes

In Venice alone, followers burned over 10,000 books in one day!

    -Pope Paul III

        -Investigated abuses

        -Approved Jesuit Order

        -Inquisition: Punish Heresy

        -Called Council of Trent to lay out reforms

    -Pope Paul IV

        -Carried out the councils decrees, burned offensive books

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Reforms: Council of Trent

    -Church’s interpretation of the Bible is final

    -Christians need faith and good works for salvation

    -Bible and Church Traditions equally important

    -Indulgences are valid expressions of faith

        -False indulgences banned

    -Church investigated corruption

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The Legacy of The Reformation

    -The Reformation set the stage for the modern world, but left Europe culturally divided

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Religious and Social Effects of the Reformation

    -Catholic Church is unified; Protestant Denominations grow

    -Catholics and Protestants create schools throughout Europe

    -Status of women does not improve

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Political Effects of The Reformation

    -Catholic Church’s power lessens, power of monarchs and states grow

    -Reformation’s questionings of beliefs brings intellectual ferment

    -Late 18th century sees an intellectual movement: The Enlightenment

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The End

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