Protestant Reformation begins
Oct 31, 1517, the day Martin Luther posts the 95 theses on the church door in Wittenburg Germany
Certain prayers or good deeds that serve to shorten the penances for sins that have already been forgiven.
indulgence Martin Luther most rejected
The indulgence sold to help build St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
What were some of Martin Luther's writings
translated the bible to German, hymns, Christmas carols, books and pamphlets
Diet of Augsburg
settled the dispute between Lutherans and Catholics in Germany, each prince or free city leader chose their religion and those under their leadership had to follow
belief that God chooses some people for heaven and some for hell and there is nothing you can do about it
Calvinists who left the Church of England began
Presbyterian, Separatist and Congregationalist churches
1517-1603 era in which the Catholic Church began to splinter apart due to "protests" and the formation of many Christian Churches began
a doctrine that God determines whether our souls are saved or condemned before we are born
ideas are followed in the Reformed Protestant Churches, believed Eucharist is only a symbol to remind us of the last supper. Rejected more Catholic teachings than Luther.