The Protestant Reformation And The Reformation

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Religion has never been an easy topic to chew on when it comes to multiple countries, it does not get any better when multiple wars are started because of a disagreement in how to worship. The Protestant Reformation was a widespread epidemic that started with Martin Luther noticing severe problems in the way the Roman Catholic Church was running, and that there were simple and more holy methods and worshipping God, leading to the creation of Lutheranism. There was an uproar in Germany over this new reformation, and it caught the attention of John Calvin who then strove to create Calvinism with the idea that one could not save themselves, their destination was already set. All through Europe there was conflict over what the Roman Catholic church was doing, and it had impacted multiple standards throughout all of Europe. In this essay, there will be descriptions of how the Protestant Reformation inflicted deep damage on Renaissance Europe via deep social pressures, heavy political moves, and relatively few, but heavily placed economical actions. To begin, the Protestant Reformation was impressioned by some economic situations that either led to the cause of it, or was a semi-result of it. Indulgences were the root beginning of the reformation, as Martin Luther thought that the sale of these indulgences was wrong and it was a scam to simply get unnecessary money for the church. He also thought that this was wrong, as no living being should be able to simply ‘buy’ their way

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