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1 The Protestant Reformation Through Maps
Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

2 R. H. Bainton The Reformation of the 16c
Thus, the papacy emerged as something between an Italian city-state and European power, without forgetting at the same time the claim to be the vice-regent of Christ. The Pope often could not make up his mind whether he was the successor of Peter or of Caesar. Such vacillation had much to do with the rise and success of the Protestant Reformation.

3 Caricature of Pope Alexander VI by Martin Luther, 1545

4 Causes of the Reformation?
Church corruption Avignon Papacy Conciliarism Marsilius of Padua  Defensor Pacis [Defender of the Peace] Attacked papal authority The Christian community is the sum of ALL its parts! Development of personal devotions  suspicion of clergy Greed of secular leaders  1/3 of Europe  church land Papal need for money  indulgences Printing Press

5 The Spread of the Printing Press

6 The Holy Roman Empire in the 16c
“Why the Germanies?”

7 The Spread of Lutheranism

8 The Peasant Revolt

9 Calvin’s World in the 16c

10 Protestant Churches in France (Late 16c)

11 Dutch persecution of Anabaptists (Mennonites)
The Anabaptists Dutch persecution of Anabaptists (Mennonites)

12 Reformation Europe (Late 16c)

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