Protestant Ascendancy

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  • Disadvantages Of The Protestant Reformation

    On the other side of the Great Schism is the Protestant Reformation. The Protestant Reformation occurred during the early sixteenth century. Religious reformers such as Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Henry the eighth all challenged the ideas, vision, and authority of the Catholic Church. This lead to years of war and persecution, but ultimately the development of the Protestant sect of Christianity. The philosophy behind Protestantism is holding the Christian ideals without practicing or…

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  • The Importance Of The Church's Decree On Ecumenism

    accepting protestant communities as brother and sister churches. This decree focused on what united Christians rather than what divides us and also opened dialogue which created a sense of community among churches. Vatican II brought with it the declaration on the relation of the Church to Non-Christians religions. This declaration did a variety of important things first it expressed respect for…

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  • The Knight And The Canterbury Tales Analysis

    In The Prologue of The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer illustrates the medieval society. The Prologue is an introduction to the thirty-one characters, who go on a pilgrimage to Canterbury. The people in pilgrimage want to visit the relics of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. Two of these characters are the Knight and the Squire. The Knight is the father of the Squire, and they both are warriors and gentleman, who ride their horses gallantly. Even though they have these similarities…

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  • The Importance Of Morality In The Life Of St. Antony?

    Introduction The Life of St. Antony by Athanasius was a very important book to the Christian Byzantines and was continuously read throughout the early Christian world. It was a biography that was also held up as a model of the ideal life in the Byzantine civilization. The author himself, St. Athanasius, was a man that would have preferred the monastic lifestyle, but was an important and influential man in the church and therefore, contrary to his wishes, had to live among the people. This…

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  • Popular Music Case Study

    1. Why has it been difficult to research the earliest popular music? Answer- It has been difficult to research the earliest popular music because, many centuries ago, music was unclear and poorly documented. Additionally, it wasn’t even until the sixteenth century that people became literate enough to document music. However, most literate people of the time were clergy men and students of universities run by the church, so as a result, the vast majority of recorded music was religious.…

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  • The Rise Of The Renaissance

    an invention called the ‘astrolabe’ was invented to help sailors find dew north (Hub Pages, 2013). The Renaissance was a huge ordeal that caused major outbreak in society. An honest to God “to be or not to be” if you please. To be Catholic, or Protestant? Or maybe even just a scientist who told God that he didn’t exist! The revert back to ‘ancient’ philosophical thought caused many Renaissance period writers to format their themes to love and challenging authority. The Renaissance ignited a…

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  • How Did Warfare Change From 1450 To 1600

    From the time of 1450 to 1600, Europe saw an expansion and adjustment in the centralization and expansion of state powers. With only a few number of powerhouse nations in Europe at this time, the ability to broaden borders and affect society as a whole became a feat due to the scientific revolution. Particularly, newfound technology for exploration, the spread of ideas, and stronger armies became a catalyst for the expansion of states in Europe from the second half of the fifteenth century into…

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  • Religious Education Narrative Essay

    On April 11, 1998, I became Catholic and it was the happiest day of my life. I had waited over 25 years to be confirmed and receive communion and because of religious education, my dream had finally come true. Religious education has many facets in the Catholic Church and that night I made a promise to myself that I would learn as many as I could in my lifetime. As a military child, I was always intrigued by the Catholic faith. Every Sunday I would watch the Catholic families pile into…

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  • Martin Luther's Theory Of Salvation In The Catholic Church

    Martin Luther was born 1483 in Saxony, during the Middle Ages, a period when the general population was mostly illiterate. Only those who were wealthy enough to have tutors or those who were clergy where able to read Latin and Greek. Luther was a professor as well as a monk and priest. Because of his knowledge of the scriptures, he recognized the way the church misled the people. Typical of the Middle Ages, the church often used their knowledge to misrepresent scripture. They collected money for…

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  • Songs Of The Soul By San Juan De La Cruz Analysis

    The Golden Age was a period of great flowering in Spanish Art. It is likely that the Golden Age has begun in the mid-fourteenth century and ended around the sixteenth century with the end of the Habsburg Dynasty (Williams 158). The picaresque, romantic and mystical literature is one of the genres of this period, which obtained a place in the universal stage, after contributing to the art of literature that is known today. However, when the Spanish art was booming, politics and economy was in…

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