Flashcards in The Reformation (1500-1600) Deck (14)
Cause: Lay Movements
Due to the plague religious figures loose authority.
Mysticism becomes more popular.
People focus on personal bond with God.
Causes: State of the Church
Become patrons of the art, beautifying church.
Temporal over spiritual.
Pope in Rome and Pope in France.
They ex-communicate each other.
3rd pope in Pisa
More knowledge about corruption.
Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life
Lived outside the church and lived a common life.
Called for individual connection with God.
Imitation of Christ
Written by Thomas A Kempis
Abuses of the Catholic Church
Buying and selling of church office
Holding multiple offices
Hold multiple offices without being there.
Giving offices away to family and friends
Paying indulgence forgave penance
Treasury of grace was a general account.
Saints leave behind grace.
You have a personal grace account.