Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation (Lectures and Objectives ( …
Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation
Lectures and Objectives
The 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 Jesuits led by Ignatius Loyola and emphasized education.
The Catholic Church responded to the Protestant movement with the Counter Reformation.
The baroque art, music, and architecture style was adopted by the Catholic Church to bring out the strong emotions of the Christian faith.
Council of Trent
purgatory is a place or condition of temporal punishment for those who denied yet were not free
indulgence is a remission of temporal punishment due to sin
heavily criticized as an Aristotelian
claimed that the only source and norm for the Christian faith was Holy Scripture
Jesuits and Ignatius Loyola
balanced and popular account of Ignatius’s life and conversion
Ignatius’s letters are renowned for their insight and wisdom
He collected his insights, prayers, and suggestions in his book
he helped others to recognize how God was leading them in a similar way.
Baroque and the Counter Reformation
period of Catholic resurgence
Protestant Reformation, beginning with the Council of Trent
also called the Catholic Reformation