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    The Council of Trent - Ayik Malual The Council of Trent played a significant role in determining the result of the reformation. It was a gathering of the Priests, Bishops and Cardinals to discuss our matters of faith and determined the changes. It was held between december 1545-1563 under the support of three different Popes. (Paul III, Julius IIII, and Pius IV) in Trento & Bologna (Italy). The council being formed was a response to the protestants reformation, so they read and listened to their

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    The Council of Trent was held between 1545 and 1563, mostly in the Italian city of Trent. Though lengthy and drawn-out, it is one of the most important councils ever held, as it set a variety of institutional norms. For example, the seven sacraments were defined, it “set a uniform seminary system for the training of priests... it made the Roman liturgy a standard for Catholic services, and it defended traditional teaching and practices,” (Flint 327). There were two main purposes for the convening

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    Success of the Council of Trent in the years 1545-1563 in Tackling the Problems Confronting the Catholic Church The council met over a period of eighteen years, in this time there were three distinct periods in which there were a total of 25 sessions. There were several problems with the Catholic Church which needed to be sorted out, this including doctrine and discipline. The council met to sort out this problem which had persisted over a number of years. There were several popes in these

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    Council Of Trent Analysis

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    The council of Trent took place because over previous years within the Catholic Church there was corruption with different issues/beliefs. The Reformation was influenced by 3 main men; Martin Luther, Henry VIII and John Calvin. The specific issue of selling of Indulgences angered Martin Luther into objecting against them. Martin Luther was born in 1483 in the state of Saxony, Germany. In Christian history, Martin Luther became one of the most significant leaders while he founded the Protestant

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    Protestants. However, at the Council of Trent in 1546, Catholics declared 11 of the Apocryphal books canonical. Catholics do not accept as canon 1st and 2nd Esdras, or the Prayer of Manasseh. St. Augustine of Hippo was a major proponent among the early church fathers for the Apocrypha, and he listed forty-four canonical books. Roman Catholics have put forward many reasons for supporting a canonical Apocrypha, but I will only focus on four. Firstly, the Council of Trent declared the Apocrypha canonical

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    Through out the course of human history, there are things that occur that cause change. Change that incites a movement, change that causes people to rise up, change that lights a fire to the deepest part of the human soul. But as we all know, to any effect there has to be something that caused that cause. Throughout history there have been many events that have occurred that have shaped the way we view our lives, but the impact the people at the period must have felt would be monumental. There

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    The Reformation

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    During the 16th Century there was a religious revolution in Christianity throughout Europe. Martin Luther, a German monk, revolted against the Church because of what he saw as hypocrisy of the Catholic clergy and authority against Biblical beliefs. This was counter acted by the Catholic Church in an internal, peaceful and reform minded Catholic Reformation and by a conflicting and fighting Counter- Reformation to stop the spread of his teachings. Martin Luther believed the Clergy’s blatant disregard

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    Church there is a holding of the Council of Trent. During the 1st Council of Trent the following Five Statements were determined: “Scripture and Tradition have equal authority Catholic Church had the sole right to interpret the Bible Good Works required for Salvation Upheld the 7 sacraments rather than the 2 accepted of by the Protestants Communion only to be giving by permission of the Pope”(Detrick, “Reformation”). There were three meetings of the Council of Trent that spanned over the course twenty

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    The Persuasion of The Counter Reformation

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    A picture is worth a thousand words. In the 17th century, the Baroque period became one of the most prominent art styles in the Western world (Sayre 309). The Baroque is stylistically complex, and even contradictory, as an example would be using both light and darkness to add more drama to the artwork. The term itself is complex and contradictory as well, as Baroque derived from the Portuguese “Barocco”, which means misshapen pearl (Baroque Passions). The reason why the Baroque style developed was

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    some changes to create the Catholic Reformation. This would help prevent Catholics from leaving the Catholic faith and becoming Protestant. The first step the Catholics took towards the reformation was the Council of Trent. The council of trent was a meeting that was held by the Cardinals in Trent. Cardinals are the second highest power in the Catholic church, the Pope being the highest. During this meeting the objective was to examine the criticisms that were made by the Protestants and to also stop

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