The Protestant Reformation

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German inventor of movable type, who printed a Bible around 1455

Johann Gutenberg

Swiss Reformation leader

Ulrich Zwingli

French Protestants of the 16th and 17th centuries

Huguenots

A religious sect that rejected the practice of infant baptism, limiting church membership to adults baptized after a confession of faith

Anabaptists

English king, 1509-1547, who asserted royal supremacy over the Catholic Church in England

Henry

Scottish Reformation leader

John Knox

City in Germany where the Protestant Reformation originated

Wittenburg

Pardons from the Church for certain sins in exchange for money

Indulgences

Dutch priest who criticized the Church for emphasizing pomp and ritual rather than the teachings of Jesus

Erasmus

German Reformation leader

Martin Luther

French Reformation leader

John Calvin

A former nun who became the wife of Martin Luther in 1525

Katharina Von Bora

Name given to the followers of John Knox in Scotland

Presbyterians

One who holds beliefs or opinions contrary to the established doctrines of his religion

Heretic

A list of books the Roman Catholic Church condemned as dangerous to faith and morals and forbade its members to read

Index

Famous book by Erasmus, in which he poked fun at greedy merchants, quarrelsome scholars and pompous priests

In Praise of Folly

Pope who excommunicated Martin Luther in 1520

Leo

English Protestants of the 16th and 17th centuries, who advocated simpler forms of creed and ritual in the Church of England

Puritans

To be cut off by ecclesiastical authority from sharing in the sacraments, worship, privileges, or fellowship of a church

Excommunication

English queen, 1558-1603, who returned her kingdom to Protestantism

Elizabeth

Calvin's doctrine that the salvation or damnation of men had been determined by God since the beginning of time

Predestination

Another name for the Church of England

Anglican

English humanist, author of Utopia,, who was ordered beheaded by King Henry VIII

Thomas More

Reformation leader who translated the New Testament into German

Martin Luther

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