The Reformation: Key Terms & Ideas

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The Church of England, which split from the Catholic Church under Henry VIII
Sent to Protestant regions and the New World to make new converts
Followers of John Calvin, who emphasized God's sovereignty in human salvation
State of being purge of sins after death
Responsible for offering (and often, selling) indulgences
'By grace alone'
The Catholic response to the Reformation
The 'footsoldiers' of the Catholic Church, who emphasized taking action for God and preaching against the Protestants
Church council called to create the Catholic Church's official response to Protestantism
Established to deal with heretics
'By faith alone'
A question-and-answer summary of doctrine meant to be learned orally
Head of the Medieval Church
German monk and theology professor who started the Reformation
Reward for good works (like charity or pilgrimage)
Protestants believe this is the final authority for practices and beliefs
Luther used this new technology to spread his writings
Pamphlet criticizing the practice of indulgences
'By Scripture alone'
Followers of Martin Luther's theology & teachings
To take back or withdraw a statement or idea
Remained Catholic, despite being located in Northern Europe
A college that trains priests
One's inner sense of right and wrong
Wrote about their spiritual experiences and being transformed by the love of God
Believed that only adults should be baptized

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