Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation (A. Lectures and Objectives ( …
Catholic Church and the Counter Reformation
A. 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.
C. Jesuits and Ignatius Loyola
He collected his insights, prayers, and suggestions in his book the Spiritual Exercises
Ignatius Loyola founded the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits
St. Ignatius Loyola was born in 1491
in 1521 Ignatius was gravely wounded in a battle with the French.
D. Baroque and the Counter Reformation
The Baroque style is is specified by exaggerated motion and clear detail
The most important factors during the Baroque era were the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation
It spread throughout the majority of Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries.
The Baroque artistic style started around 1600 in Rome , Italy,
B. Council of Trent
The foundation of Catholic Doctrine. Martin Luther said that if it isn't in the scripture then it isn't right.
Jesuit schools and universities still thrive all over the world.
The council was 18 years long. 1545-1563.
Counter-Reformation: The Council
of Trent, The Society
of Jesus, The Revival