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The German Reformation was a 'communal reformation' because Luther's evangelical ideas combined with communal principles to produce change

Historian Peter Blickle

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Who said about the Sack of Rome (Clement VII): 'it was seen as a sign that god was displeased with the morals of the city and pace of reform'

Patrick Collinson

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Who said about the Genevan Academy: 'great days of the academy only lasted a few years' and that it was never a top class uni, there were other unis teaching the reformed faith

Rublack

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Who said 'there can be little doubt that the papacy in the late 1560s after Trent, was far stronger than it had been in the early 1540s before Trent'

Historian Harry Reid

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Who said about double predestination that Calvinists could know in time if they're elect: they'd have self confidence

Historian Geoffery Elton

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Who's so d that Calvin made the implementation of the Ecclesiastical Ordinances a condition for his return to Geneva

Armstrong

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Who said 'humanists did not wish to lead a great popular movement'

Historian Euan Cameron

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Who said that the pure Latin style (of their writing) meant nothing to the peasants or poor

Historian Euan Cameron

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Who said about the Capuchins 'They restored the confidence of many Catholics in their Church'

K. Randell

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'There was a large and ready market for literacy. Underlying this was the growth of urban populations and spread of literacy'

E. J. Rice

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'The preachers of indulgences are wrong when they say that a person is forgiven every penalty by the pope's indulgence'

Thesis 21

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'Geneva is the most perfect school of Christ ever seen on earth since the days of the Apostles'

John Knox

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'The prophet (Münzer) made a passionate speech in which he said that God had spoken to him and had promised victory'

N. Cohn about Thomas Münzer

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It soon became a mark of social distinction to have taken the Exercises

Keith Randell

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About the Jesuits: 'it was the spearhead of the pastoral, active spirit of the Counter Reformation'

H. O. Evennett

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The woodcut was a vital way to engage 'simple folk' in the meaning of Luther's ideas - it was crude, cheap and effective

Historian Robert Scribner

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Anabaptists 'rejected most formal structures'

G. H. Williams

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Luther's set of sermons (about Zwickau prophets and Münzer) was a masterpiece and his typical style'

Michael Mullet

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Theology 'heart of all study'

Calvin

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Called Little Council 'council of the Devil' after they adopted Berne's church services

Calvin

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New Orders: 'restored the confidence of many Catholics in t heir Church and improved morale'

K. Randell

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'there was a large and ready market for the printed word'

E. J. Rice

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Luther was 'bright' and 'hard-working'

D. MacCulloch

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The tone of the theses 'concise and combative' and 'caught the public imagination'

James Atkinson

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Songs were written against him, men abused him as a hypocrite and tyrant (Calvin)

O. Chadwick

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'if he were wise', knew the 'joyful release of voluntary humiliation'

T. H. L. Parker

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When he first arrived at the church there was 'no reformation. Everything was in turmoil.'

Calvin

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Historical view on Calvin's role against opponents

Some say the Council played a big part in putting them on trial, some say his opponents weren't in his league to begin with.

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Many people opposed Calvin because he was too strict

D.MacCulloch

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Lutherans strongly consolidating territories up to 1618

Owen Chadwick

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Radicalism was the religion of the poor

H. G. Koenigsberger

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Rejected most formal structures

Revisionist such as G. H. Williams

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Loyola's instructions to Council of Trent surprisingly low key

J. O'Malley

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Jesuit colleges gained support of nobility, princes, bourgeoisie

Hsia

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Xavier 'judged by most he met to be a madman'

Keith Randell

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Corrected the lurid picture of the family guilty of incest and expert poisoners

Michael Mullet, Revisionist historians

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Pope Paul IV most hated pope of the century

Eamon Duffy