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21 terms

Renaissance

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humanism
an intellectual movement that focused on worldly themes rather than on religious ideas
secular
worldly
individualism
an emphasis on the dignity and worth of the individual person
sonnet
a short poem
doge
Venetian government leader
chateaux
castles
francois rabelais
wrote sonnets; comic tales
desiderius erasmus
christian humanist; praise of folly
thomas more
wrote utopia
justification by faith
the belief that a person could be made good simply by believing
indulgences
certificates issued by the church
vocation
a calling
Martin Luther
started the protestant reformation
theocracy
a church-run state
predestination
a doctrine that claims that god determines the fate of every person
zwingli
led protestant movement in switzerland
calvin
set up calvinizum
anabaptist
wanted separation of church and state
king henry VIII
established the church of England
seminary
a theological school
baroque
a style of architecture that stressed emotion