Protestant Reformation

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Synonyms for Protestant Reformation

a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches


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He pointed to a tendency toward congregationalism in the early German Reformers.
My views of most Austrian reformers coincide with those of Winckler's concerning German reformers.
In order to discover what Shakespeare and his contemporaries thought Roman comedy might have meant, Miola turns to the commentaries in the Lyon edition of 1560 and to Stephanus Riccius's collection of Wittenberg commentaries by Melanchthon and the German reformers (1566-68).
Karl Tilman Winkler's contribution on American and German Juvenile Courts at the turn of the century, one of the more fully developed comparative articles, takes as a point of departure the use of American practice as a model by German reformers at a moment when the juvenile crime rate was rising dramatically in Germany.