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GRHS WH2 1300 - 1600

European Renaissance and Reformation

renaissance A rebirth of interest in classical culture that lead to far reaching changes in art and world views.
humanism a movement in which thinkers focused on human potential and achievements
secular concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters
patron a person who supports arts/artists especially financially
perspective an artistic technique that creates the appearance of 3 dimensions on a flat surface
vernacular language of people in a region of country
Utopia an imaginary land describe by Thomas More in his book; an ideal place
Reformation a 16th century movement for religious reform leading to the founding of Christian churches that rejected the Pope's authority
Lutheran a member of a Protestant church founded on the teachings of Martin Luther
Protestant a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation
Peace of Augsburg a 1555 agreement declaring that the religion of each German state would be decided by its ruler
Annul to cancel or put an end to
Anglican relating to the Church of England
Predestination/predetermined All things have been decided beforehand including which people will be saved by GOD
Calvinism a body of religious teachings based on the ideas of the reformer John Calvin
theocracy a government controlled by religious leaders
presbyterian a member of a protestant church founded on the teachings of John Knox
Anabaptist a protestant group that believed only in baptizing those people who were old enough to decide to be Christians and in separation of church and state
Catholic Reformation 16th Century Movement in which the Roman Catholic church sought to make changes in response to the protestant reformation
Jesuits Members of the society of Jesus
Society of Jesus a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Ignatius of Loyola
Council of Trent A meeting of Roman Catholic Leaders called by Pope Paul III to rule on doctrines criticized by the Protestant reformers
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