WH&G 2 – 4 Reformation Review
|Martin Luther||began the Protestant Reformation|
|spread of new ideas||result of printing press|
|humans are equal before God, Bible is ultimate authority, salvation through faith alone||emphasis of Luther’s teachings|
|God determines who obtains salvation||predestination|
Martin Luther made each person responsible for their own salvation and the Bible as the ultimate authority of Christianity.
Who believed all humans are equal before God?
Since then, other social movements have built upon Luther’s ideals of spiritual equality. In the 19th century, the American anti-slavery movement, for example, emphasized spiritual equality of everyone before God, not just white Christians.
Luther believed that salvation came from faith, not good works. He said the Bible, not the pope, was the ultimate source of religious authority.
What religion stresses the idea of predestination?
Calvinism is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and is characterized by the doctrine of predestination in the salvation of souls.
What were Martin Luther’s 3 main beliefs?
The priesthood of all believers. Salvation by faith alone. Faith in god was the only way of salvation. The bible is the only authority.
What did Luther’s 95 Theses say?
The Ninety-Five Theses on the Power of Indulgences were written by Martin Luther in 1517 and are widely regarded as the primary means for the Protestant Reformation. … It especially defied the teachings of the Church on the nature of penance, the authority and power of the pope and the efficacy of indulgences.
Who did Calvinist believe should control the church?
Who did the Calvinists believe should control the church? Calvinists believed that the congregation should control the church.
Where does the Bible say we are all created equal?
We go on to the New Testament of the Bible, and we see in Acts 17:25-28 that God made all races and nations, all of us by one blood (verse 26) for His purposes.