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Ch 17: FTCE Humanities: Reformation Art, Philosophy & Politics

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This chapter on Reformation Art, Philosophy and Politics is an ideal way to buff up on the relevant topics as you study for portions of the FTCE Humanities exam. Our professional instructors will guide you through a series of simple-to-follow lessons followed by optional self-assessment quizzes.

FTCE Humanities: Reformation Art, Philosophy and Politics - Chapter Summary

This chapter focuses on the key events and figures involved in the art, philosophy and politics of the Reformation detailing the pertinent information you'll want to be versed on going into the exam. Covered topics include:

  • Martin Luther; the 95 Theses; the Protestant Reformation
  • The English Reformation
  • The spread of the Protestant Reformation across Europe
  • Art during the Protestant Reformation
  • Tycho Brahe and Copernicus' influences on astronomical study
  • Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians as part of the radical Reformation

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6 Lessons in Chapter 17: FTCE Humanities: Reformation Art, Philosophy & Politics
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Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

1. Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

This lesson covers the start of the Protestant Reformation. It begins by comparing the vast array and peacefulness of Christian denominations in modern days to the limited choices and violence of the past. Then it goes into the story of Martin Luther, from his 95 Theses through the Diet of Worms up to the beginning of the German Peasant Revolt.

The English Reformation: History and Timeline

2. The English Reformation: History and Timeline

In this lesson, we will examine the English Reformation of the 16th century. Using a timeline, we will explore its motivations, major leaders, and development.

The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe

3. The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe

In the 16th century, Martin Luther inspired people to believe that the Catholic Church shouldn't hold authority over laypeople. This lesson explores the spread of these Protestant ideas throughout Europe.

Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists

4. Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists

The Protestant Reformation introduced some pretty substantial changes into European society. In this lesson, we'll be talking about some of the impacts it had on the art of Northern Europe.

Tycho Brahe and Copernicus Take On the Known Universe

5. Tycho Brahe and Copernicus Take On the Known Universe

Astronomy according to Ptolemy was the popular theory until Copernicus turned it on its head. This lesson explores the theories of Copernicus and Brahe and how the two changed astronomical study.

Radical Reformation: Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians

6. Radical Reformation: Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians

In this lesson, we will study a few of the Christian sects that took the Reformation to extremes. We will focus especially on the origins, development, and doctrines of the Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians.

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