Pope Paul III

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  • Impact Of Religion On The Scientific Revolution

    real presence. Hume says that “were the doctrine of the real presence ever so clearly revealed in scripture, it were directly contrary to the rules of just reasoning to give our assent to it.” (David Hume, “The Essay on Miracles,” Discovering, 95) Hume’s radical ideas on things that could not be proven by reason and the scientific method were in fact false and this set the Church in motion to take a stance. It was people like Hume, the ones that came before him and after him, that concerned the Catholic Church enough that they would listen to a convert to the faith by the name of Ignatius of Loyola. Ignatius was a Priest and wanted to open a new religious order to be able to re-educate the Church in its faith. In September of 1540 Pope Paul III accepted Saint Ignatius’ outline of the new religious order to be known as the Society of Jesus, or more lovingly known as the Jesuits. The Jesuits took the motto, to find God in all things. This was the Church’s response to the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, and later on, the Enlightenment. In one instance, the Jesuit influence can be seen in a pamphlet in response to the Lisbon earthquake. This pamphlet was produced in 1756 and was a stern warning to the population at that time. Gabriel Malagrida, a Jesuit and Priest wrote, “It is scandalous to pretend the earthquake was just a natural event, for if that be true, there is no need to repent and to try to avert the wrath of God…It is necessary to devote all strength…

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  • Ignatius And Francis I Of France

    responsibility of presenting the text to the Pope. The text described the motivation and mission behind Ignatius and his fellow followers order. Only after being reviewed by the Pope and the papal court could the order be approved and established within the Church. This proposal from Ignatius did not go unnoticed; in fact, it received negative feedback as it was reprimanded for its unique alterations to the current Church including getting rid of choir, and traditional…

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  • The Hunger Games Proverb

    money to the English. Joan was imprisoned for a while before she was put on trial for dressing like a man and using sword and charged for heresy. But she was put to death in a deal between the English and France to end the Hundred Years War. After she was killed she was praised highly. “Considered a heroine of France for fighting in the Lancastrain phase of The Hundred Years War” (Kekewich 3). The people of France today idolize her. She was very heroic and stood up for her faith when put on…

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  • The Witch's Hammer Analysis

    The Witch's Hammer In 1559, Pope Paul IV had The Witch's Hammer published as kinda a manual on how to hunt, capture, and torture Witches. They would use the common things from having weird birthmarks, to having a simple medical herb garden as signs as one being a witch. In this essay, I will explain the meaning of the Witch's Hammer, and what it means to me. I will also discuss how it is used in the Pagan and Wiccan community and if I would use it in my own practice. I will be discussing why it…

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  • Meaning Of Faith, Theology, And Evangelization

    For now let 's focus on the definition. First let 's be clear, we are all called to evangelize; it 's our job. My course book put it beautifully when they quoted Pope Paul VI, "the Church exists to evangelize." We are the Church. We are called to proclaim Jesus Christ to those we encounter. Whether our personal calling is to be a grand public speaker and we evangelize that way. Or we may be a cashier and our simple conversations with those we serve is our way to evangelize. When we accept the…

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  • Meaning Of Religion

    As most humans wonder, what is the true meaning of religion, and what religion is right? There are handfuls of religions that you could believe in, but what makes yours righter than someone else’s? That is why I will be explaining serval author’s arguments over what they believe of religion and all its meanings. Many of this authors do argue similar ideas as they also do disagree on many things. The four passages I will be summering for you are “The Great Question Ch.1”, and “Religion Ch.3” by…

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  • Second Vatican Council Essay

    private. They also gave rise to the rite for infants to participate in the sacramental celebration of baptism. Baptism is known as the entry into the holy realm of Christ. All sin are removed and asked to turn away from any sin and accept the faith of Christ. They emphasized on the role of parents and of the godparents “will be the first of teachers of their children in their way of faith; may they be also the best of teachers”. Concerns arose, are the parents that are presenting their…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter From Birmingham City Jail

    Council in 1965 by Pope Paul VI. It talks about Christianity and compares it to other religions in a positive way. First it talks about Hinduism and Buddhism. It says in these religions people think about the “divine mystery” and show them through myths. They seek relief from pain by meditation, self-discipline or turn to God. Buddhism teaches that if you are committed and confident, you can live a free life filled with light. The reading then goes on to say that the catholic church preaches the…

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  • Catholic Church During The Reformation

    The Reformation was a time of great change in the 16th-century. During this time the Catholic Church was losing its grip of power. The Renaissance brought about new ideas and people were beginning to question the Catholic Church. Some people saw and believed that the church was corrupt because of the new teachings because they didn’t seem to follow the Bible. There was also religious corruption within the ranks of the clergy. The pope would conduct himself as an almighty ruler of the province. A…

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  • Catholic Reformation: Consequences Of The Protestant Reformation

    21 November 2017 Consequences of the Catholic Counter-Reformation The Catholic Counter-Reformation can be looked at in two different ways. The first way is as a response, or “Counter-Reformation,” to the Protestant Reformation that was happening around the same time in the early sixteenth century (Britannica n.p.). The other way is of a reformation that sprung up from the Catholic Church itself as a result of criticism of the Renaissance popes and many of the clergy (Collinson, 105)…

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