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Owen Chadwick, in his book The Reformation, gives a few lists of the vices Erasmus saw in the church: Erasmus was not fired by a reforming passion or zeal. But his sensible and scholarly nose was otherwise offended by the stink of corruption. He despised ignorance, superstition, obscurantism, and wished to cure them. Because his pen was able to portray ...


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The Hymnal Worship II, published in 1975 by GIA, and widely used in the Archdiocese of Chicago, includes an English translation of Luther's German paraphrase of Psalm 46 (Vulgate No. 45) in two versions at number 2 and number 3 in the hymnal. That is the earliest attributed publication in a "Catholic" hymnal of which I am aware. I did once see a small hymnal ...


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I don’t know if the Council of Chalcedon (AD 451) is relevant, but it’s worth mentioning that the at this meeting, equal honour was assigned to the Church of Constantinople and the Church of Rome. The council gave the title “patriarch” to the most prominent bishops and concluded that the church of Constantinople (“New Rome”) held a position of authority ...


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There was no significant attempt to portray Luther as the Antichrist. For most of the Counter-Reformation, he was dead, and other Protestant leaders were appearing all over Europe, often disagreeing with Luther. Also Luther made no personal claims and was not directly powerful in Church or State. Well before the Reformation the theory that a Pope, the Pope,...


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What effect did the Reformation have inside the Catholic Church? The Protestant Reformation got on it way when Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses (Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences) on the door of All Saints' Church and other churches in Wittenberg, in accordance with University custom, on 31 October 31, 1517. 31 October 1517, ...


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There is the iconoclast controversy which did not really take root as a durable movement within Eastern Orthodoxy. See: Byzantine Iconoclasm (Wikipedia).


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