The Reformation: Political, Economic And Social Effects Of The Reformation

The Reformation was a religious revolution that was held in Western church in the 16th century. The most important leaders were Martin Luther and John Calvin. The reformation had political, economic and social effects, thus the reformation was the underlying foundation for the founding of Protestantism. Protestantism is one of the three major branches of christianity. Reformation was introduced mainly to give talks about issues that negatively affected Catholicism, along with others supporting Catholicism, and america. The catholic community enforced the need for change which the reformation was prone to improvement and innovation through scholasticism, the church, philosophy and ways of worship. The Holy Spirit of God was emphasized and made to explain the will of God in a proper way. The Protestant Reformation was the religious revolution that was dissatisfied with the church and its practices. It had political, economical and social effects. According to Luther, whom was the greatest leader of that period stated that the clergy’s being engaged in the selling and buying of indulgences was …show more content…
However, it focuses more on the direct factors of religion. This reformation concentrates to make improvements with both reforms. During the time of reformation, christianity was more segregated, however this change allowed But this change allowed Christianity to become more involved. For example, during the Protestant Reformation the alliance relied on whether the person could gain something from the Church by giving something in return etc. Although, the Catholic Reformation changed a few factors involving these types of issues, it had still remained somewhat exclusive. In contrast, the Great Awakening viewed the relationship with Christ to be supernatural and universal which was could have been easily achieved by anyone sharing the values taught by the church and ancient

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