Monday, September 15, 2014

Chapter 14, Part I

Terms to Outline:

  • Absenteeism
  • Pluralism
  • Simony
  • Martin Luther
  • Jonathan Tetzel
  • 95 Theses
  • Johann Eck
  • Diet of Worms
  • Edict of Worms
  • Confessions of Augsburg
Questions to Consider

  • Describe the lifestyles of church officials and how this affected the church following.
  • In what areas did church membership remain strong, and morals remain unquestioned?  Why?
  • Why did Martin Luther emerge as the figurehead of the Protestant Reformation, when there were several other church reformers that preceded him (i.e. John Wyclif, Marsiglio de Padua, etc.)?
  • What were Luther's beliefs about the achievement of salvation, the authority of the pope and the bible, and the sacraments?
  • How did Charles V (HRE) address Luther?

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