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council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastica Council of Trent
Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536) Desiderius Erasmus , Erasmus , Geert Geerts , Gerhard Gerhards
German Roman Catholic theologian who was an indefatigable opponent of Martin Luther (1486-1543) Eck , Johann Eck , Johann Maier , Johann Maier Eck
son of Lorenzo de'Medici and pope from 1513 to 1521 who excommunicated Martin Luther and who in 1521 bestowed on Henry VIII the title of Defender of the Faith (1475-1521) Giovanni de'Medici , Leo X
religion that was founded by Martin Luther in the 16th century Lutheran Church
Protestant denomination adhering to the views of Martin Luther Lutheran Church
teachings of Martin Luther emphasizing the cardinal doctrine of justification by faith alone Lutheranism
German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560) Melanchthon , Philipp Melanchthon , Philipp Schwarzerd
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