Flashcards in History The Reformation Deck (12)
Followers of Martin Luther were known as Lutherans or.......
Protestants because they protested against the church.
Name 2 other reformers other than Martin Luther.
Erasmus of Rotterdam
What happened to ML in 1483?
ML went to the university of Erfurt and decided to become a monk.
What did ML do in 1517?
ML nailed a list called the 95 Theses to the door of Wittenberg church.
What did ML do in 1520?
He burnt a letter that he had received from the pope telling ML to either retract his criticisms of the church that he had expressed in the 95 thesis or be excommunicated.
What happened to ML in 1521?
He was summoned to the court (Diet) at Worms.
What did ML do in 1525?
He married Catherine con Bora (and had 6 children)
When did ML die?
When the Emporor Charles V ordered ML to go home and stop preaching how did ML respond?
He went home and translated the New Testament into German and wrote hymns in German.
The church promoted the idea that you could spend less time in Purgatory by giving money to the church. (They 'sold' forgiveness)