Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation (Council of Trent (Anametha…
Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation
Lecture and Objectives
Council of Trent
(1545-1563) examined how the Catholic Church would reform for the better. It played a vital role in revitalizing the Roman Catholic Church in many parts of Europe.
The Catholic Church formed a new order called the
led by Ignatius Loyola and emphasized education.
The Catholic Church responded to the Protestant movement with the
art, music, and architecture style was adopted by the Catholic Church to bring out the strong emotions of the Christian faith.
Council of Trent
Lasts 18 years, very thorough examination
Reformation of church practices
You can have indulgences but you can't sell them.
Affirms the Catholic doctrine
Has to get back to scripture
Tradition; respect for precedent
Magisterium; teaching authority of the Pope and Bishops.
You cannot get to Heaven by works alone, you can by God saving you.
You have to acknowledge Adam's first sin.
Baptism is necessary for salvation.
Sacraments are actually God's skin and blood for Catholics
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They decided you will not be accepted into Heaven by works alone
They made indulgences free
Council of Trent was the most important part of the Counter Reformation
Jesuits and Ignatius Loyola
Society of Jesus
Emphasis on personal Piety
Believed in spiritual warfare
Founder of the Jesuits.
Jesuits schools and universities are still around today
St. Theresa of Avila
Mystic, reformer, theologian
Baroque and the Counter Reformation
Get back to the roots of the Catholic faith
Ecstasy of St Theresa
She feels the pain and the ecstacy of being touched by God.
Catholics wanted people to see the beautiful art and extravagance, so they will go there.