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Renaissance Rebirth
Humanism Intellectual movement that focused on human potential and achievements
Secular Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters
Patron Person who supports artists, especially financially
Perspective An artistic technique that creates the appearance of three dimensions on a flat surface
Vernacular Everyday language of people in a region or country
Utopia An ideal place
William Shakespeare Most famous writer of the Elizabethan Age
Johann Gutenberg German developer of the printing press, produced books quickly and cheaply. Printed a complete Bible in 1455
Indulgence A pardon releasing a person from punishment due for a sin-Pay money to church so don't have to serve punishment
Reformation 16th century movement for religious reform, leading to the founding of Christian churches that rejected the pope's authority
Lutheran A member of the Protestant church founded on the teachings of Martin Luther
Protestant 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
Annual To cancel or set aside
Anglican Relating to the Church of England
Predestination Doctrine that God has decided all things beforehand, including which people will be eternally saved
Calvinism Religious teaching based on the ideas of the reformer John Calvin
Theocracy Government controlled by religious leaders
Presbyterian Member of a Protestant church governed by presbyters (elders) and founded on the teachings of John Knox
Anabaptist In the Reformation, a member of a Protestant group that believed in baptizing only those persons who were old enough to decide to be Christian and believed in the 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, a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Ignatius of Loyola
Council of Trent Meeting of Roman Catholic leaders, called by Pope Paul III to rule on doctrines criticized by the Protestant reformers
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