Christian Humanism: Definition & Role in the Renaissance


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During the time of the Renaissance, where would you most likely find Christian Humanistic thinking?

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1. What does the word 'renaissance' mean?

2. What was the Protestant Reformation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of Christian humanism in the Renaissance. Things you'll need to know to pass the test include some of the characteristics of Christian humanistic thought and where it was common.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Where you would most likely find Christian humanist thinking
  • The meaning of renaissance
  • The Protestant Reformation
  • Why Christian humanist art depicted Jesus' death in a grisly manner
  • What language the Bible was written in before Christian humanism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Christian humanism during the Renaissance
  • Making connections - understand the concept of Christian humanism
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Northern Renaissance in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Christian humanism

Additional Learning

To learn more about this school of thought, review the corresponding lesson on Christian Humanism in the Renaissance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the Renaissance and rise of humanism
  • Define Christian humanism
  • Explore how Christianity came to focus on the life of Jesus
  • Discuss Christian humanistic art
  • Review the new-found interest in old Christian texts