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Question 1 Who is credited with beginning the Reformation? A. Desiderius Erasmus B. Martin Luther C. Martin Luther King Jr. D. Mr. Porter.

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1 Question 1 Who is credited with beginning the Reformation? A. Desiderius Erasmus B. Martin Luther C. Martin Luther King Jr. D. Mr. Porter

2 Question 2 What was the Catholic Church selling that angered Martin Luther? A. Bibles B. Get out of jail card C. Indulgences D. All of the above

3 Question 3 What was the document that Martin Luther wrote and nailed to the Catholic Church for his disapproval of their actions? A. Constitution B. Declaration of Independence C. Indulgences D. Ninety-Five Theses

4 Question 4 The name for Christians who broke away from the Catholic Church? A. Protestants B. Muslims C. Jewish D. Catholics

5 Question 5 What is the term used to describe the movement of opposition to the Catholic Church? A. Reformation B. Ninety-Five Theses C. Excommunication D. Baptism

6 Martin Luther Born in Germany in 1483 Well educated and his father wanted him to study law In 1505, Luther was nearly struck by lightning (Vowed to be a monk) Luther tried to live the life of a monk Luther felt he still was a sinner People could only be saved if they had faith in Christ

7 Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses Luther ideas were a conflict with the Catholic Church Wittenberg, Germany the church began to sell indulgences Finance St. Peter’s Cathedral Luther disapproved and wrote all of his disputes with the Church Ninety-Five Theses Luther wanted to debate the Church

8 Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses Luther’s ideas – Bible is the only source of religious truth – People do not need the clergy to interpret the Bible – Salvation can be gained only through faith in Christ Luther nailed the theses to the door of the Catholic Church By 1529, German Princes who remained loyal to the church agreed to unite against Luther

9 Martin Luther German princes who supported Luther became known as Protestants Christians who broke away from the Catholic Church They used the term reformation to describe the movement of opposition to the Catholic Church

10 Question Why is this so important today? Competition between Catholics and Protestants in Europe caused each of them to try to spread their version of Christianity Today both Catholics and Protestants are on every continent in the world

11 Question 1 Who is credited with beginning the Reformation? A. Desiderius Erasmus B. Martin Luther C. Martin Luther King Jr. D. Mr. Porter

12 Question 2 What was the Catholic Church selling that angered Martin Luther? A. Bibles B. Get out of jail card C. Indulgences D. All of the above

13 Question 3 What was the document that Martin Luther wrote and nailed to the Catholic Church for his disapproval of their actions? A. Constitution B. Declaration of Independence C. Indulgences D. Ninety-Five Theses

14 Question 4 The name for Christians who broke away from the Catholic Church? A. Protestants B. Muslims C. Jewish D. Catholics

15 Question 5 What is the term used to describe the movement of opposition to the Catholic Church? A. Reformation B. Ninety-Five Theses C. Excommunication D. Baptism


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