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St. Michael's College Courses
Jessy P.

1 John Calvin 15091564 originally Catholic but converted to Protestantism in his 20s Christian theologian that writes about various doctrinal issues within Christianity Most wellknown for his doctrine of Predestination This is the belief that everything is predetermined Humans have fallen from Gods grace and they are sinful Salvation is predetermined Cannot be saved unless you live a virtuous and holy life This is the doctrine of Predestination Calvinism is significant because it resulted in the spread of Protestantism in Geneva 1536However he also created a lot of conflict within the Christian community for being a tyrant and he was expelled after two years He later came back and won the right to excommunicate people and to also weed out Roman Catholic practices This movement is also significant because it shows the differing degrees of Protestantism based on how strict it can be Calvinism is one of the most disciplined sects Good works and moral behavior is the center of religious life If you are not living holy then that is a sign that you are one of the dammed th2 Council of Trent called in 16 century in response to the Protestant doctrine Priesthood of all believers Also known as the counterreformation to the Protestant ReformationThis council had several major outcomes banned the sale of indulgences more emphasis on clergy training and education Jesus more important than the veneration of saints reaffirms the 7 sacraments authority of scripture is dependent on the Catholic Church This council is significant to the history of Christianity because it forever changed Roman Catholic practice no indulgences It also shows how once branch of Christianity has influence on another as this council was called in response to Protestantism Changes the nature of the clergy today as they must be much
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