Essay on Timeline and Journal

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University of Phoenix Material Reformation Time Line and Journal Entries Part 1: Time Line Complete the time line identifying events in history during the Reformation. Identify where the event occurred on the specified date Describe the event and its significance for each date identified on the time line. DATE: October 31, 1517 Example: DESCRIPTION: The 95 Thesis was Martin Luther's response to the indulgences. WHERE: The door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg DATE: May 25, 1521 DESCRIPTION: The Edict of Worms was a decree issued by The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V banning the writings of Martin Luther and labeling him a heretic and enemy of the state. The Edict was the culmination of an ongoing struggle between…show more content…
There were thousands of ancillary diplomats and support staff, who had to be given housing, fed and watered, and they did themselves well for close to four years, despite famine in the country around. Presiding over the conference were the Papal Nuncio, Fabio Chigi (the future Pope Alexander VII), and the Venetian ambassador. Where: Münster and Osnabrück, Germany Respond to the following questions: Why was Martin Luther's insistence that only Scripture carried religious authority significant to the Reformation period? Important ideas developed by Martin Luther were that people are saved through faith alone (sola fides) rather than through works and that the only source of religious authority is the Scriptures (sola scriptura). The primacy of faith over works is made more significant when we remember that Luther included among "works" the Mass and other devotional activities which were common among Catholics. Once these were eliminated as necessary for salvation, the way was paved for a much simpler, more basic Christian faith. Why were the religious divisions of the Reformation period important for the development of western civilization? In America there would never have been Pilgrim Fathers if there had not first been a Protestant Reformation. The Reformation has profoundly affected the modern view of politics and law. Prior to the Reformation the Church governed politics; she controlled emperors and kings and governed the
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