Protestant Ascendancy

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  • How The Church Built Western Civilization Summary

    In the book How the Church Built Western Civilization by Thomas Woods, he describes the Catholic church as civilization. Civilization is defined as “an advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture,science, industry, and government has been reached” by Dictionary.com. Our modern culture, Western Civilization, was completely built by an institution that is ironically criticized by society today: the Catholic Church. Woods manages to do a great job of defending his thesis…

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  • The Allemanic Tribes

    The Allemanic tribes lived for a long period of time along the border of the Roman Empire. Ammianus Marcellinus describes them as follows: „[...] the people called Huns, slightly mentioned in the ancient records, [...] At the very moment of their birth the cheeks of their infant children are deeply marked by an iron, [...] they grow up without beards, and consequently without any beauty, [...] they are of great size, and low legged, so that you might fancy them two-legged beasts, [...]they…

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  • Letter To Martin Luther Influence

    would “look [on this matter] with the eye of fatherly care, and do away entirely with that treatise.” The courage and bravery that Martin Luther showed in his letter to the Archbishop sparked the protestant reformation and gave the people of Europe a hope to break from the Catholic church. The protestant…

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  • Luther's 95 Thesis

    spurred along the influx of people learning and thinking for themselves. The printing press did this by allowing for more information to be passed on more quickly. Emphasis began to be placed on the individual to self-educate and the traditional Protestant was very hard working. This was a basis for early capitalism and the introduction to the Middle Class. 3.…

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  • The Great Awakening

    The foundation of the Great Awakening was laid out by spiritually sagging puritan and anglican churches from overly complex theological doctrines and compromising of values in order to allow church membership for the purpose of maintaining a steady flow of members. People got tired of overly boring sermons from old fashioned ministers. They wanted something fresh, exciting, and new. More factors that led to the Great Awakening were the increasingly modern and liberal ideas, such as Arminianism…

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  • Absolutism In France In The 1800's

    In the 1700’s, France’s government was controlled by one individual who had total or complete reign over all aspects of government,this was known as Absolutism. Its very existence was founded when the monarchy attempted to dominate the upper classes and others who were considered to be part of government. Absolutism was the type of government that did not allow authority to be distributed equally it was primarily based on the monarch’s ability to rule and conquer. In the online article “What was…

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  • John's Relationship With The Church Analysis

    John's relationship with the church during the latter years of his life was a rather turbulent one, which underwent several changes. The turmoil began upon Hubert Walter's death in 1205, when it could not be decided who was going to be the new Archbishop of Canterbury. It could be argued that this was a change in John's relationship with the church, but it is perhaps more significant that it was the catalyst for a huge chain of events that would change John's relationship with the Church…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Council Of Trent And The Roman Acquisition

    in Trento northern Italy. The Council of Trent was an ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. It was promoted by the Protestant Reformation. The Council of Trent was the first reply to the growing Protestant Reformation. The main focus of this council was to condemn the beliefs of the Protestants and to make the beliefs in Catholicism even more clear. Protestants believed in…

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  • The Movable Type: Big Impact In Western Civilization

    The Movable Type There were many large impacts in western civilization throughout time, creating better technologies. The movable type was a huge impact for readers and writes back in 1040. The books were made from carved out wooden blocks that were stamped individually on to single sheets of paper and then put together in a book or bible. Churches back than were the only people to have bibles because they were too expensive for just any one to buy. Many types of printing were developed…

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  • Moral Absolutism

    Although Shaw portrays the institution of the Catholic Church as deeply sexist he is careful to clarify that the ideology is not, rather it is through the manipulation religious dogma that women can justify their want for freedom and achieve liberation as Joan briefly did. Shaw feels no desire to criticize the Catholic faith; rather he criticizes the corrupt institution of the Catholic Church. Joan presents a version of the Catholic Church free from sexism and political affiliation. Joan is what…

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