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THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION
The protestant reformation
began in the first half of the 16th century
division of the Christian Church
founding of protestant churches.
The low clergy's lack of training.
church hierarchy didn't give importance to the training of its priests
The bad example set by the high clergy.
hierarchy occupied positions for their own gain.
The church's wealth
high clergy lived a life of luxury
church possessed extensive lands and taxed the humble population.
The buying and selling of ecclesiastical positions
hese positions provided an income and economic rights,
The sale of indulgences
When the church needed money
Luther's break from Rome
he was scandalised by the amount of corruption in the Church.
criticised the sale of indulgences and other bad practices
the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
the Lutheran doctrine
Free interpretation of the Bible.
anyone could read and interpret the Bible
Faith and God's will.
forgiveness and salvation do not depend on the good
Rejection of the veneration of the Virgin Mary saints and holy relics
Opposition to the Church
support for the nobles taking over the Church's possessions
1517 Luther publishes 95 Theses.
1521 The Pope demands that Luther retracts his writings at the Diet of Worms.
1522 Luther translates the Bible into German
1536 Lutheranism spreads to Denmark and Norway.
1559-1562 Eradication of the Lutheran groups in Spain
The spread of the Reformation
Lutheranism spread rapidly across northern Europe
Swiss pastor who founded the Reformed Church in the city of Zurich
French theologian who spread a type of Protestantism from Geneva in Switzerland.
King Henry VIII
in 1534 he broke with the Catholic Church and the Act of Supremacy was passed