Political instability in the Holy Roman Empire allowed Lutheranism the first Protestant faith, to spread. The Peace of Augsburg formally accepted the division of Christianity in Germany. Name: ____________________________________ Date: _________________________ Block: _____
Renaissance movement North focused on reforming the _________________ Church.
___________ believed in the ability of human beings to reason and improve themselves.
Humanists believed that to change society, they 1st had to change as __________ beings.
Desiderius Erasmus believed ____________________ should show people how to live good lives on a daily basis, not just beliefs on how to be saved.
Luther is to captured and delivered to the Emperor
(Luther’s ruler, Frederick of Saxony is unwilling to see famous professor killed and instead sends Luther into hiding and then protects him when he returns to Wittenberg in 1522)
Rise of Lutheranism
Luther discovers his ______________ put into practice.
Gained support from_______________ rulers and took control of Catholic churches in their territories, (motivated by politics and economics, not religion) forming state churches where political leaders had the last word (not the pope).