Friday 4/5. Objective: Students will be introduced to Martin Luther and his in the Protestant Reformation Homework: No homework Do Now : answer the following question on pg. 348. How did members of the Church fail to live up to their role as spiritual leaders?
What church was the only Christian church of the time?
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Headed by the _______________.
What is the official title of person?
A reform movement against the Roman Catholic Church
What is an Indulgence?
An indulgence was supposed to reduce the time a person spent in purgatory.
Does anyone know what purgatory is?
Catholics believe that this is a place where your soul goes to in order to pay for your worldly sins before you can go to heaven. Depending on how much you sinned is going to determine how long you will spend in purgatory.
Indulgences were used to pay bribes to the Emperor and his followers.
SOULS NOW PURIFIED
Martin Luther is excommunicated
Martin Luther was called to a diet (a council of nobles and church officials) he was labeled a heretic and was excommunicated. Martin Luther had to go into hiding for a year, for fear he would be killed.