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Secular not concerned with or related to religion
realism a style of painting and sculpture that seeks to represent the familiar or typical in real life
Renaissance rebirth, great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century and extending to the17th century, marking the transition from the medieval to the modern world
invention creation of a product or introduction of a process for the first time
globalization extending to other or all parts of the world
monarchy type of government in which a king or queen rules passed through blood line; can be an absolute power or a figure head
humanism related more to the care and concern of the human not God
oligarchy a type of government in which a group rules
democratic republic a type of government in which citizens participate through elected officials
innovation improves on or makes a significant contribution to something that has already been invented
Protestant Reformation the religious and political movement in the 16th century that wanted to reform of the Roman Catholic Church, and led to the establishment of the Protestant churches and religious freedom
Indulgence piece of paper from the pope that an individual buys with a promise to reduce a sin
Vernacular native language and speech
Philosophy the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life
Doctrine teachings of a religious group
Persecution afflict, torture, torment because of religious or political beliefs, ethnic or race
migration to move from one region to another
Heresy A belief or teaching considered unacceptable by a religious group
Denomination a religious group, usually including many local churches Ex. Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, etc.
Reform an improvement or change for the better
Excommunication to exclude or expel from membership or participation in any group
Martin Luther Individual who led the reformation
capitalism an economic system characterized by private ownership
missionary person sent by a church to evangelize
95 Thesis Martin Luther wrote a list 95 problems with the Catholic Church
heretic one who maintains beliefs that are not the established teachings of the Church
recant to publicly withdraw a statement
Pagan someone who is a member of a polytheistic religion or another religion other than Christianity, Judaism, or Islam
Printing press machine used for printing; invented by Johannes Gutenberg during Renaissance 1440
Patron a person who supports with an artist, writer, museum, cause, or the like
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