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The Protestant Reformation

Summary: Explores Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation, and describes the events leading up to it. Considers some of the many reasons Luther opposed the Catholic Church. Describes how the printing press enabled Luther's ideas to spread across the world.
Luther opposed the Catholic Church for many reasons. He did not agree with many of the beliefs and actions that the Church took, so he decided to take a different route. He realized that the church had become corrupt, and sinful. Proof of this is when Luther said, "The Roman Church has become the most licentious den of thieved." During this time period, the Pope was even more powerful then even kings of countries. Almost everybody who lived in Europe believed in eh Roman Catholic religion, including kings and emperors. The reason why this is true is because the kings believe in this popular religion, and if the Pope didn't believe that what the kings did was right, they may not be accepted into heaven. Basically, the Roman Catholic religion was taking over the government in even some of the most powerful countries, which Luther drastically opposed. Luther...

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