History 2

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1) Learn about the concept of historiography by reading through this website.

2) Read the section in your textbook on the Protestant Reformation and Counter-Reformation

3) Read the attached article, document title "History During the Reformation" (see the attached pdf file)

4) Go to this site which contains the contents of Foxe's Book of Martyrs. Choose one of the chapters. Read it and post a one paragraph summary of the chapter. (For the longer chapters, you may summarize just a section of the chapter if you like. For example, Chapter IV is a little longer. So, if you wanted to summarize the section titled "The Bartholomew Massacre of Paris", that would be fine.)

5) Post a response to the following:

Discuss how the historiography produced during the the Reformation/ Counter-Reformation reflects the issues of that era. Which one piece of information from the attached article did you find to be the most interesting or surprising and why? Cite the readings in your answer.

Final Answer


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History 2
The Reformation was the religious insurgency that occurred in the Western church in the
sixteenth century; its most prominent pioneers were Martin Luther and John Calvin. Having
sweeping political, monetary and social impacts, the Reformation turned into the reason for the
establishing of Protestantism, one of the three noteworthy branches of Christianity. (Philip 89)
The domain of the late medieval Catholic Church from which the sixteenth century reformers
developed was an unpredictable one. Throughout the hundreds of years, the religious, especially
in the workplace of the papacy, had turned out to be profoundly engaged with the political
existence of Western Europe. The subsequent interests and political controls, joined with the
church expanding influence and riches, added to the bankrupting of the congregation as a
profound power. Misuse, for example, the offer of liberalities (or otherworldly benefits) and
relics and the debasement of the pastorate abused the devout and further undermined the
congregation's spiritual authority.
The Reformation of ...

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