Reformation in Denmark-Norway and Holstein
The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Copenhagen-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteent...
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On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant...
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Election of Christian III
The election of Christian III as king of Denmark and Norway on 4 July 1534 was a landmark event for all of Denmark and Norway. It took place in the church in the town of Rye, eastern Jutland, where th...
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Count's Feud
The Count's Feud (Danish: Grevens Fejde), also called the Count's War, was a civil war that raged in Denmark in 1534–36 and brought about the Reformation in Denmark. The Count's Feud takes its nam...
Count's Feud - Wikipedia
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
On the Freedom of a Christian
On the Freedom of a Christian, sometimes also called "A Treatise on Christian Liberty" (German: "Von der Freiheit eines Christenmenschen") (November 1520), was the third of Martin Luther’s major refor...
Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V or Xystus V (13 December 1521 – 27 August 1590), born Felice Peretti di Montalto, was Pope from 24 April 1585 to his death in 1590. To date, he is the last pontiff to take the pontifical...
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Spirituali
The Spirituali were members of a reform movementwithin the Roman Catholic Church, which existed from the 1510s to the 1560s. The ranks of the Spirituali included Cardinal Gasparo Contarini (1483–1542)...
The Pilgrim's Tale
The Pilgrim's Tale is an English anti-monastic poem. It was probably written ca. 1536–38, since it makes references to events in 1534 and 1536 – i.e., the Lincolnshire Rebellion – and borrows from The...
Bastion of Truth Reformed Churches in the Philippines
The Bastion of Truth Reformed Churches in the Philippines is a denomination of Christian churches all located in Southern Luzon, the Philippines.
Representatives from three former Pentecostal-Char...
Ex officio oath
The ex-officio oath (also known as the Star Chamber oath) was an English judicial and ecclesiastical weapon developed in the first half of the seventeenth century, and used as a form of coercion, pers...
Commissary Court
The term Commissary Court is in use in Scots law and in the Church of England.
At the Scottish Reformation in 1560, the system of consistorial courts where bishops exercised their civil jurisdicti...
Satisfaction theory of atonement
The satisfaction theory of atonement is a theory in Christian theology that Jesus Christ suffered the Crucifixion as a substitute for human sin, satisfying God due to Christ's infinite merit. The theo...
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Johannes Bugenhagen
Johannes Bugenhagen (24 June 1485 – 20 April 1558), also called Doctor Pomeranus by Martin Luther, introduced the Protestant Reformation in the Duchy of Pomerania and Denmark in the 16th century. Amon...
Johannes Bugenhagen - Wikipedia
Irresistible grace
Irresistible Grace (or efficacious grace) is a doctrine in Christian theology particularly associated with Calvinism, which teaches that the saving grace of God is effectually applied to those whom he...
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English Reformation
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th-century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Catholic Church.These events were, in part, asso...
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Post tenebras lux
Post tenebras lux is a Latin phrase translated as Light After Darkness. It appears as Post tenebras spero lucem ("After darkness, I hope for light") in the Vulgate version of Job 17:12.The phrase came...
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Marie Dentière
Marie Dentière (c. 1495–1561) was a Genevan Protestant reformer and theologian. She played an active role in Genevan religion and politics, playing a large role in the closure of Geneva's conven...
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Life is a Dream
Life Is a Dream (Spanish: La vida es sueño) is a Spanish-language play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. First published in 1635 (or possibly early in 1636), it is a philosophical allegory regarding ...
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Huguenot cross
The Huguenot cross is a Christian religious symbol originating in France and is one of the more recognisable and popular symbols of the evangelical reformed faith. It is commonly found today as a piec...
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Augsburg Confession of the Catholic Faith
The Augsburg Confession of the Catholic Faith is a religious purview based on strict adherence to the Book of Concord, the Augsburg Confession in particular. The religious movement is similar in natu...
Augsburg Confession of the Catholic Faith - Wikipedia
Pentecostalism
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement within Protestant Christianity that places special emphasis on a direct personal experience of God through the baptism with the Holy Sp...
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List of Catholic martyrs of the English Reformation
The Catholic martyrs of the English Reformation are men and women who died for the Roman Catholic faith in the years of persecution between 1534 and 1680. A certain number of them have officially been...
List of Catholic martyrs of the English Reformation - Wikipedia
English Martyrs
The term English Martyrs is applied to two groups of people executed by either side of the English Reformation:The term may also refer to the following schools and churches:
Jacob Kautz
Jacob Kautz (also Jakob Kautz) (c. 1500 – c. 1532) was an Anabaptist who posted seven theses to the door of the Worms Cathedral in 1527. He undermined the authority of the church with accusations of i...
Reformed Church of France
The Reformed Church of France (French: L’Église Réformée de France, ÉRF) was a denomination in France with Calvinist origins. It was the original and largest Protestant denomination in France. In...
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Church of Tuvalu
The Congregational Christian Church of Tuvalu (Tuvaluan: Te Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu, EKT) is the national church of Tuvalu. Its adherents comprise about 97% of the 12,000 inhabitants of the archipel...