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Counter Reformation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A reform movement within the Roman Catholic Church that arose in 16th-century Europe in response to the Protestant Reformation.

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  • Stucco can come off as the exultation of a rising science and technology; it is also connected to the baroque -- which in turn is tied to the enterprise of the Counter Reformation and the hegemony over the political and material world that the Jesuits - who were the first to act according to modern conceptions of power - attempted to establish.

    Stan Goff: Getting Off the Road

  • It was painted in Seville one of the centres of the Counter Reformation in Spain.

    The Assumption

  • Montaigne appears here as a founding father of the Counter Reformation, being the leader of the

    Michel de Montaigne

  • The chief aims of the Counter Reformation were to increase faith among church members, end many of the abuses to which the leaders of the Reformation objected, and affirm some of the principles rejected by the Protestant churches, such as veneration of the saints and acceptance of the authority of the pope.

    Counter Reformation

  • The chief aims of the Counter Reformation were to increase faith among church members, get rid of some of the abuses to which the leaders of the Reformation objected, and affirm some of the principles rejected by the Protestant churches, such as veneration of the saints and acceptance of the authority of the pope.

    Counter Reformation

  • Protestantism just at the period when the Counter Reformation inspired

    Early European History

  • Not only the wars which came in Luther's time and immediately following his death were caused by the Reformation; but the Thirty Years 'War and the wars in which the French King, Louis XIV, involved Europe during his long reign were also very largely incited by the same spirit of enmity that animated the earlier Counter Reformation.

    Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois

  • If it be true that the spirit of a period can best be judged by its intellectual and artistic achievements, we ought certainly to find in the pictures of Rubens (1577-1640) an adequate expression of the tendencies and aspirations of the Counter Reformation in Belgium.

    Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day

  • Counter Reformation brought limited toleration of non-Catholic religions in 1681, accompanied by intensive re-Catholicization, and attempts to reunite the Christian churches under Catholic leadership.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Know this; the repulsive rubbish of CSM is largely, and literally, taken from Counter Reformation (Hello!) figures like

    Apprising Ministries

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