• Martin Luther Catholic Church
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    Martin Luther. Martin Luther was born in Eisleben, Germany, the son of Hans Luther, who worked in the copper mines, and his wife Margaret he. He went to school at Magdeburg and Eisenach, and entered the University of Erfurt in 1501, graduating with a BA in 1502 and an MA in 1505. His father wished him to be a lawyer, but Luther was drawn to the study of the Scriptures, and spent three years in the Augustinian monastery at Erfurt. In 1507 he was ordained a priest, and went to the University of W...
  • Al Gore's View On Abortion
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    This article deals with Vice-President Al Gores view on abortion. Al Gore is a strong advocate of a womens right to choose. He supports the Clinton administrations ask for a $35 million increase in federal funding of family-planning services. They also support a $4. 5 million grant to fund security improvements for abortion clinics at risk of violence by pro-life activists. Al Gore believes in a womans right to free choice regarding the life already existing inside of her, that she has the right...
  • Protestant Reformation Roman Catholic
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    The Reformation of the Roman Catholic Church was a major 16 th-century religious revolution. A revolution, which ended the ecclesiastical supremacy of the pope in Western Christendom and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant, churches. With the Renaissance that preceded and the French Revolution that followed, the Reformation completely altered the medieval way of life in Western Europe and initiated the era of modern history. Although the movement dates from the early 16 th century, w...
  • Martin Luther Roman Catholic Church
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    This essay is concerned with Martin Luther (1483-1546), and his concept of Christianity. Luther began his ecclesiastical career as an Augustinian Monk in the Roman Catholic Church. Consequently, Luther was initially loyal to the papacy, and even after many theological conflicts, he attempted to bring about his reconciliation with the Church. But this was a paradox not to endure because in his later years, Luther waged a continual battle with the papacy. Luther was to become a professor of bibli...
  • Puerto Rico Spanish Juan San
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    The island 'Borinquen' was populated by the Taino Indians until the early 1500's. Carib Indians raided the more peaceful Taino and established a few settlements. Columbus discovered the island on his second voyage in 1493 and named it San Juan. No attempt at settlement was made until Juan Ponce de Leon was given a charter by the King of Spain to colonize the island of San Juan (1508). The first capital city soon moved from its' origins in Ca parra to what is now Old San Juan due to the mosquito...
  • The French Revolution 4
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    THE FRENCH REVOLUTION The French Revolution was one of the greatest rebellions of the people against the government, but what were the issues that caused it to happen What possessed the citizens of France to rise up against such a powerful monarchy Long- term issues relating to the economy and social structure, the new philosophies in France, and the decreasing power of the king were the main reasons that this uprising precipitated. It is a common misconception that the French Revolution was an ...
  • The Scientific Revolution Roman Catholic Church
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    During the Scientific Revolution scientists such as Galileo, Copernicus, Descartes and Bacon wrestled with questions about God, human aptitude, and the possibilities of understanding the world. Eventually, the implications of the new scientific findings began to affect the way people thought and behaved throughout Europe. Society began to question the authority of traditional knowledge about the universe. This in turn, allowed them to question traditional views of the state and social order. No ...
  • The Grand Inquisitor Story Ivan Man
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    The Grand Inquisitor The Grand Inquisitor reflects Fyodor Dostoevsky interest in religious and political issues. Dostoevsky uses the voices of his characters to express his views on the legitimacy of the Roman Catholic Church and role of religion in society. The story centers around the conflict between the Grand Inquisitor and Jesus. Jesus returns to Earth during the Spanish Inquisition, when in which Jews and Muslims were forced to convert to Christianity and were murdered if not devoted in th...
  • Martin Luther Roman Church Faith
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    This essay is concerned with Martin Luther (1483-1546), and his concept of Christianity. Luther began his ecclesiastical career as an Augustinian Monk in the Roman Catholic Church. Consequently, Luther was initially loyal to the papacy, and even after many theological conflicts, he attempted to bring about his reconciliation with the Church. But this was a paradox not to endure because in his later years, Luther waged a continual battle with the papacy. Luther was to become a professor of biblic...
  • Italy Roman Catholic
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    LOCATION 1. ) Italy is located in Europe near the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is in the northeast hemisphere. 2. ) Italy is located 44 degrees north and 11 degrees east. 3. ) Switzerland is located to the north of Italy. 4. ) Greece is located to the east of Italy. 5. ) Spain is located to the west of Italy. 6. ) Malta is located to the south of Italy. 7. ) Rome is the capital of Italy. Vatican City, Sicily, and San Marino are some of the major cities in Italy. 8. ) The population of Italy is 58 ...
  • The Protestant Reformation European History
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    AP European History Period 4 The Protestant Reformation The Protestant Reformation changed the course of European history very strongly, and rapidly. This paper will talk about what exactly the reformation did to Europe, in terms of social, political, and philosophical impacts. Before the reformation occurred, the general public was made up of an overall praying people. They accepted all aspects of the church, whether or not they personally believed in the idea or not. These aspects included ind...
  • Roman Catholic Pope Church Ratzinger
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    "A New Pope but Not a New Path." In this article about the new Pontiff, Benedict XVI, the author tells about Cardinal Ratzinger's life. He was known as Pope John Paul II enforcer. Cardinal Ratzinger was called many things for this such as "Joe the Rat" and God's Rottweiler." Cardinal Ratzinger is one of the most conservative men in the Roman Catholic Church today. He holds many of the beliefs that his predecessor held. Cardinal Ratzinger holds that Roman Catholicism is the one "true" religion an...
  • Puerto Rican Cultural And Religion
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    Puerto Rican Cultural and Religion I am a member of the Puerto Rican American Families research team. Myself grew up in a Puerto Rican American, or 'New Yorican', family. The assignment is a field study. The study is on an observation of the religious community. We visited a Roman Catholic church in Buffalo on the west side, which is a predominantly Hispanic area of the city. I myself am also a Roman Catholic. This is a slightly erred site, because I believe that most Puerto Ricans migrated to ...
  • Vatican Council Freedom Religions Church
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    How does Catholicism view other religions and religious freedom? Catholics and many other religions have the same view on other religions then there own. Catholics believe that everyone is entitled to their own personal freedom and have there own choices. They share the same vision as the Vatican Council, which is the council that tries to maintain freedom. People nowadays are conscious and there is a growing demand that people should exercise their own judgement. More and more people are demand...
  • Modern Church Vatican World Place
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    Why is Vatican II so Significant in the Modern Church? INTRODUCTION: VATICAN II Vatican II was the 21 st ecumenical council recognized by the Roman Catholic church, which became the symbol of the church's openness to the modern world. The council was announced by Pope John XXIII on January 25, 1959, and held 178 meetings in the autumn of each of four successive years. The first gathering was on October 11, 1962, and the last on December 8, 1965. Of 2908 bishops and others eligible to attend, 254...
  • Presbyterianism Roman Catholic
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    The entire protestant reformation began with the work of Martin Luther, a German monk who had questions about the Roman Catholic Church. He asked a priest about his problems and the priest told him to look for the answer within the bible. Martin Luther looked in the bible and realized all the troubles that were going on in the Church. Knowing its problems Luther nailed a document with the problems entitled the 95 Theses. His document started the whole protestant reformation. There were many peop...
  • The Renaissance Western Europe
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    The Renaissance, which began in Italy in 1300 s, was one of the largest periods of growth and development in Western Europe. The increase in trade caused an abundance in wealth that resulted in the focusing on the arts. Such things as literature, paintings, sculptures and many more works are known to have blossomed from the period known as the Renaissance. Many other important occurrences, such as the Reformation and split of the Roman Catholic Church, caused by the opposing views of Martin Luth...
  • Roman Catholic Church's Response To Protestant Reformation
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    During the Protestant Reformation in the 1500 s, the Catholic Church did not want to be rolled over by the Protestant tide and so they began the Counter Reformation. The Protestant Reformation was the religious, revolutionary movement in the 16 th century against the Roman Catholic Church authorities and certain doctrines, which led to the establishment of the Protestant sect. The decline in Church prestige, abuses such as corruption, worldliness in the church, simony (selling of Church office p...
  • Martin Luther Church People Ideas
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    Some may ask: why do we make such a fuss over martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation? How and why did this German monk become a lightning rod for change in religion and society in Europe during the Renaissance? People don't understand the significance of the situation and the importance of Martin Luther and his influence with the Protestant Reformation and how this affects us today. Many people back in the 1520's thought of Luther as an insightful church leader and some thought of him as a...
  • Blind Society Scriptures Alone
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    Since Blind Society Blind Society Since time and memorial, people keep on arguing about what they believe are true. These arguments start from differences of their beliefs. But if one listens in all of their beliefs, they are all brought to a point that these beliefs are for the good of the society. Then there is a point where the society becomes blind, Why do they not look on their similarities rather than their differences? Then, society should look on their similarities and learn to compromis...