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Protestant Reformation begins

Oct 31, 1517, the day Martin Luther posts the 95 theses on the church door in Wittenburg Germany

95 Theses

Statements made by Martin Luther about the abuses within the Catholic Church


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

Luther was excommunicated by

Pope Leo X


no longer able to receive the sacraments of the Church

What assisted Martin Luther in spreading his ideas

the printing press

What were some of Martin Luther's writings

translated the bible to German, hymns, Christmas carols, books and pamphlets

a follower of Luther


A religious leader in a protestant church, often married


Sacraments followed by Lutherans

baptism and Eucharist

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


one who does not believe in infant baptism

Two types of Anabaptists

Mennonites and Amish

Calvin began

began Calvinism, followed in the Reformed Church

John Knox

a Calvinist responsible for starting the Presbyterian Church in Scotland

Double Predestination

belief that God chooses some people for heaven and some for hell and there is nothing you can do about it


members of the Church of England, but thought it was too "catholic"

Calvinists who left the Church of England began

Presbyterian, Separatist and Congregationalist churches

Protestant Reformation

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.

Church of England

began by King Henry VIII

Martin Luther began his religious life as

an Augustinian friar and German priest

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