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  • Christianity And Lutheranism

    Since the beginning of Lutheranism, there has been great strife and conflict between the Christian church (primarily the Lutherans and Catholics). This strife often gets in the way of the true goal of Christianity (to bring those who do not believe in the gospel message to Christ). The Catholics and the Lutherans are different denominations of the same religion of Christianity. Many people that are not members of either denomination can confuse the two. While both are similar in some ways they also have striking differences that distinguish the two. In fact, there has been so much discrepancy between these two denominations that the world has plunged into war on more than one account because of disagreement between the two denominations. Taking…

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  • Social Effects Of The Age Of Exploration

    “Having far-reaching political,economic, and social effects, the Reformation became the basis for the founding of Protestantism,one of the three major branches in Christianity”(Britannica,1). Two of its greatest leaders were Martin Luther and John Calvin.Through Luther’s actions and words, he started the movement that reformed certain basic ideas of Christian belief and resulted in the division of Western Christendom between Roman Catholicism and his own, Lutheranism. In France, Calvin was the…

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  • The Reformation In Germany

    The most influential German texts about the Reformation included “accepted truths” and first-hand accounts of the events (Dixon 183). Viet von Seckendorff wrote History of Lutheranism in 1692 as a critique of Maimbourg’s Histoire du Lutheranisme. Seckendorff’s critiques came from his point of view as a Saxon official, a Lutheran, and a politician; the opposite of French Jesuit Maimbourg, a staunch opponent of Luther. Both Seckendorff’s criticism and Maimbourg’s original were advancements to…

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  • The Impact Of Martin Luther And German Nationalism

    fulfilled as the German preachers read and teach to their congregations . While the majority of people in the German lands were illiterate, the language of the Bible still affected them as it was read aloud. In urban areas the literacy rate was around 30% of which the majority were men who would be able to read to their families . Even though High German was being used in the business and in other popular culture, Martin Luther’s Bible was a “catalyst in this process [of creating a common…

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  • James F White Protestant Worship Summary

    James F. White is a researcher in liturgical studies who wrote notable books related to Christian worship such as Documents of Christian Worship, Introduction to Christian Worship and Protestant Worship: Traditions in Transition. This work is an analysis of Protestant worship where the author elucidates the main worship traditions of nine specific traditional segments of the church that shaped the history of Protestant worship in Europe and North America. These evangelical institutions are…

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  • Catholic Church Analysis

    Historical Background Our Lady of Victories, Catholic Church Glenelg was established in 1927, when it was blessed and opened on the afternoon of Sunday the 20th of November. The commencement of the Catholic Church in Australia came with the First Fleet in 1788, which consisted of mostly Irish convicts. However it was not until 1800 that the first priests arrived in the colony. Our Lady of Victories Church replaced an earlier church which was opened in 1869, on High Street, Glenelg. However the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Lutheranism And Zwingli

    “As we see it, the two characteristics run like a double rhythm through the Catholic Reformation: the preoccupation of the Catholic reformers with individual or personal reformation and their concern for the restoration and renewal of the Church’s pastoral mission. In short, Catholic reform had a marked personal and pastoral orientation” (Olin, 291). Lutheranism, the first of the Protestant movements, used The Justification by Faith as its basis which declared that one will achieve salvation by…

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  • Martin Luther And The Protestant Reformation

    He attempted to revert the church back to it’s traditional medieval original values. Luther believed that anyone could get into heaven just by purely believing and having faith in God. H that indulgences were nothing more than false hope on a page. Humans did not have the final judgement or because ultimately God would determine one 's fate. Luther did not find many values of the Church to be valid such as the sacraments because in the end only faith would bring you into salvation. A major…

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  • DBQ Essay: Major Causes Of The Peasant Revolts

    When Martin Luther exposed the corruptions of the Church, many peasants responded violently. Martin Luther responded to these peasants by saying,” The peasants forgot their place, violently took matters into their own hands, and robbing and ragging like mad dogs” (Doc 5). Here Luther is responding to the violent peasants by saying that they misunderstood what he was saying in his thesis, what he was actually trying to get across was that he was pointing out issues that needed to be fixed. Many…

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  • Morality And Existentialism In Dr. Moen's Peer Gynt

    Moi suggests that as we read Ghosts, we pay particular attention to the character of the pastor. A man who Kierkegaard would have likely despised, the pastor shows how ideas of faith and religion began to change throughout Scandinavia. In the middle of the 19th century, state churches, managed by the parsons (considered a state employee), were believed to be “wishy-washy and self-satisfying.” This led to the creation of smaller Lutheran churches, prompted conflicts such as the one between the…

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