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The Renaissance and the Reformation

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What impact did the Renaissance have on Christianity?

Who were the Waldensians, and what did they believe?

Who was Jan Hus (John Huss)?

What was the conciliar movement / conciliarism?

Who were the Lollards?

Who was John Wycliffe?

What is Socinianism?

Who was John Foxe? What is Foxe’s Book of Martyrs?

Who were the Taborites?

The Reformation

What is Protestantism?

What was the Protestant Reformation?

What is Reformation Day?

What is a Protestant?

What are the 95 theses of Martin Luther?

What was the Marburg Colloquy? What were the Marburg Articles?

What is the meaning of semper reformanda?

The Reformers

Who was Martin Luther?

Was Martin Luther anti-Semitic?

Who was John Calvin?

Why did John Calvin have Michael Servetus burned at the stake for heresy?

Who was Jacobus Arminius?

Who was Theodore Beza?

Who was Heinrich Bullinger?

Who was John Knox?

Who was Philip Melanchthon?

Who was William Tyndale?

Who was Ulrich Zwingli?

Who was Martin Bucer?


What are the five solas?

What is the Heidelberg Catechism?

What is sola scriptura?

What was the Synod of Dort?


What is the Augsburg Confession?

What is the Belgic Confession?

What is Luther’s Small Catechism?

What is the Textus Receptus?

Who was Desiderius Erasmus?

What is the Gutenberg Bible?

What is a "dark night of the soul"?

Protestant Sects

What is Pietism?

Who were the Anabaptists, and what did they believe?

Who are the Plymouth Brethren and what do they believe?

What is Puritanism and what did the Puritans believe?

Who were the Pilgrims, and what were their beliefs?


What were the Inquisitions?

What were the religious wars / wars of religion?

Why is Queen Mary I of England known as Bloody Mary?

What happened at the Council of Trent?

What was the Counter-Reformation?

What was the Diet of Worms?

What happened at the Council of Florence?

Who was Joan of Arc?

Who was Teresa of Avila?

What impact did Blaise Pascal have on the Christian faith?

Who was St. John of the Cross?

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