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The Protestant Reformation EQ: What was the lifestyle & culture of the Europeans at the time of early exploration?
What was the Reformation? A reform movement in 15 th century ________ that began as an attempt to reform the ___________________ but resulted in the formation of _________________ churches.
Causes of the Reformation ________________ The Printing Press _________________ Early Reformers _____________________
Martin Luther Born on November 10, 1483 in Eisleben, Germany Started off pursuing a career as a _____________ A _____________________ changed his life Enrolled in a Augustinian monastery
Martin Luther as a Monk Devoted himself to fasting, prayer, study He once said, I kept the rule so strictly, that I may say that if ever a monk got to heaven by his sheer monkery, it was I. Luther tried to please God through this dedication, but it only increased his awareness of his own sinfulness. ___________ – For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
Justification By Faith Vs. The Catholics View of Justification Roman Catholic doctrine of justification is by ____________ and _______________ Good Works Include: virtuous acts, acceptance of church dogma, and participation in church ritual Luther saw this as a works salvation which plainly contradicts the teachings of the _____________
Luthers Attack Upon Papal Authority The Sale of ________________ ______________________ Posted on the Castle Church door at Wittenberg Argued that indulgences cannot remove guilt Indulgences are harmful because they induce a false sense of security Salvation is by faith alone The Scriptures are the authority not the Pope Church government