Ninety five theses

The Reformation by Daniel Merchant

  • 313

    Constatine becomes Christian

    Constatine becomes Christian
    Constatine becomes Christian. This was the start of the Holy Roman Empire
  • 325

    Council of Nicaea

    Council of Nicaea
    Nicaen Creed developed and Holly Spirit added to trinity. This resulted in the first unifom Christain doctrine.
  • 410

    Rome sacked by Visagoths

    Rome sacked by Visagoths
    Church more powerful than State in East. State more powerful than church in West. This sets fondation of power till the Great Schism in 1054.
  • Sep 25, 800

    Holy roman empire and Charlemagne

    Holy roman empire and Charlemagne
    Cross becomes symbol, WEST suffering from Muslim advances, also fractured into smaller secular communites.
  • Sep 25, 1054

    Great Schism

    Great Schism
    Church splits and into Eastern (Greek) and Western (Latin) branches, which later became known as the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church, respectively. This once more lays the ground work for the future of the Reformation as both churches take on separate ideas and agendas.
  • Dec 20, 1384

    John Wycliffe

    John Wycliffe
    He was an English Scholastic philosopher, theologian, lay preacher, translator, reformer and university teacher at Oxford in England, who was known as an early dissident in the Roman Catholic Church during the 14th century. The Lollard movement was a precursor to the Protestant Reformation. This is why he is called "The Morning Star of the Reformation".
  • Sep 25, 1418

    Jan Hus

    Jan Hus
    He is famed for having been burned at the stake for heresy against the doctrines of the Catholic Church, including those on the Eucharist, and other theological topics. Hus was a key predecessor to the Protestant movement of the sixteenth century, and his teachings had a strong influence on the states of Europe. He was a insperation to Matin Luther as beining one of the first to stand up to the Church.
  • Sep 25, 1456

    Printing press

    Printing press
    This invention makes books possible for all. This enabled all to have a copy of the bible and to have their own interpretation.
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Martin Luther born

    Martin Luther born
    Parente were very strict, beaten by dad and school
    Joined Augstine Monks in 1505, He could not love God due to his harsh nature. He overly confessed to point of obsesion. During a thunder storem he vowed to become a monk. Attended University of Wittenberg.
  • Jul 10, 1509

    John Calvin Born

    John Calvin Born
    John Calvin born in france, died May 27, 1564. Felt that communiion belivers are taken to heaven by the holy spirit to share in with Christ in foretaste of the holy banquet.
    Belived in predestination and that god wrote your script:
    Total Depravity-fall from grace eating the apple
    Unconditional Election- we do not merit or earn it
    Limited Atonement-Jesus died for the elected to go to heaven
    Irristable Grace-you can not resiste it
    Preservareance of Saint
    Onipiitance
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Ninety-Five Theses

    Ninety-Five Theses
    Luther's views were that salvation is not earned by good deeds but received only as a free gift of God's grace through faith in Jesus Christ as redeemer from sin. His theology challenged the authority of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church by teaching that the Bible is the only source of divinely revealed knowledge. Also his Theses attacks the sale of indulgences by Pope Leo X.
  • Apr 18, 1521

    Diet of Worms

    Diet of Worms
    Matin Luther requsted to recant his views by Holy Roman Empire. During this event he makes enemys with the Church and Government as he refuses to recant with his his answer " "a conscience prisoner of God's Word. That to recant would disobey Gods will. God Help Me". On 3 January 1522 Luther was excomunicated.
  • May 25, 1521

    Frederick the Wise

    Frederick the Wise
    Fredrick the Wise abducts Luther in order to protect him. Fredrick hid Luther in Wartburg Castle. Fredrick was Luther's biggest supporter and ally.
  • Jan 21, 1525

    Anabaptist in Zurich

    Anabaptist in Zurich
    George Blaurock was re-baptized by Conrad Grebel. Grebel was a former priest. After Baulrock was re-baptized he baptized others. This is considered the start of the Anabaptist religious movement. This movement was based on a pacifist philosophy. Also, they believed that church and state should be separate.
  • Oct 2, 1528

    Anabaptists ORDERD TO DEATH!

    Anabaptists ORDERD TO DEATH!
    Charles V issued that the Anabaptists are ordered to death due to their preconceived subversive nature. Charles V used a ancient Roman law that established the death penalty for all guilty of rebaptizing.
  • Apr 19, 1529

    Diet of Spire II

    Diet of Spire II
    Lutheran members stood in Protest of the recinding of the first Diet of Spire. This action created the term Protestants.
  • Jun 25, 1530

    Augsburg Confession

    Augsburg Confession
    Charles V tried to unite Germany aginst the Turks. Asked Luther and Reformers to fall in with the Roman Catholic Church. This rallyied Lutherans to stand and fight for thier beliefs as they said no to Charles V.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Church of England

    Church of England
    During the break from the Roman papacy an independent Church of England was established by Henry VIII. In 1534 he was not only monarch but head of the English Church. This was due to teh Pope not granting his divorce.
  • Sep 25, 1534

    Luther publishes Old Testament in German

    Luther publishes Old Testament in German
    Publish after exile
  • Oct 2, 1536

    Institites of the Christian Religion

    Institites of the Christian Religion
    This book published by John Calvin was a instrmental in establising the foundations of the Reformation. This book is used as a a explantion od the relationship between God and man.
  • Jan 1, 1549

    Episcopal Church

    Episcopal Church
    In 1549 the Book of Common Prayer became standard for the Church of England. This helped to distance the church from Rome.
  • Jan 1, 1571

    Thirty-Nine Articles

    Thirty-Nine Articles
    Thirty-Nine Articles in 1571 these then became doctrine and standard for liturgy for the Church of England
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown
    The first successful English settlements were the Virginia Colony in Jamestown in 1607 and the Pilgrims' Plymouth Colony in 1620. The 1628 chartering of the Massachusetts Bay Colony resulted in a wave of migration; by 1634, New England had been settled by some 10,000 Puritans. The religious migration had started.
  • Episcopal church in America

    Episcopal church in America
    The first Holy Communion in the New World was in 1607 in Jamestown, Va. At this time the followers were still in contact with the Church hierarchy in England. During the American Revolution these ties were strained and the Episcopal members in the United States sought to separate as well. This was the start of the Episcopal church in America.
  • American Episcopal Church Formal

    American Episcopal Church Formal
    In 1784 The Book of Common Prayer was amended to remove the references to the King of England. Charles Inglis of New York returned from England as the first Bishop of Nova Scotia. At this time the American south did not honor him as bishop and elected Samuel Seabury. He travelled to Scotland and was ordained. He became the first bishop of the American Episcopal Church.
  • Salvation Army in England

    Salvation Army in England
    In 1865, William Booth, an ordained minister with the Methodist New Connection, along with his wife Catherine, formed an evangelical group which preached to un-churched and people considered unworthy by other churches. These unworthy were living in appalling poverty within London's East End. Booth's ministry, originally known as the Christian Mission, became The Salvation Army in 1878.