The Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther. “Renaissance and Reformation are inextrincably interwoven with the birth and growth of the modern national state.” (E & E). The Renaissance opened up the possibility for a new religious world
Who/What should we trust?
… has “two principal orders—the clergy and the people. I use the word clergy as the common, though improper appelation of those who execute the public ministry in the Church.” (320)
Christ’s ministers and pastors
-Maintain discipline, and discipline is needed in the Church (as in the family)