a theory that god has known since the beginning of time who will be saved.
followers of John Knox who believed that each community church should be governed by a group of presbyters.
members of the society of jesus who focused on creating schools, converting non-Christians to Catholicism, and stopping the spread of Protestantism.
a government that is controlled by religious leaders.
Council of Trent
a meeting of Catholic bishops and cardinals where they agreed on several Catholic doctrines.
people who believed that a person must be able to decide to be Christian before he or she can be baptized.
a movement within the Catholic Church to reform itself and help Catholics remain loyal.
a religion based on the teachings of John Calvin.