Social Studies 17:3 terms

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Wittenberg

City in east centerall Germany on the Elbe river.

Geneva

City in Western Switzer land.

Martin Luther

German theologian and leader of the Reformation. His opposition to the wealth and corruption of the papacy and his belief that salvation would be granted on the basis of faith alone rather than by works caused his excommunication from the Catholic Church (1521). Luther confirmed the Augsburg Confession in 1530, effectively establishing the Lutheran Church.

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe

John Calvin

French humanist whose theological writings profoundly influenced religious thoughts of Europeans. Developed Calvinism at Geneva. Wrote Institutes of Christian Religion

reformation

a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches

indulgences

reduced church's punishment for sin.

denomination

a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith

theology

the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)

predestination

previous determination as if by destiny or fate

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