the effort to change or reform the Roman Catholic Church, which led to the establishment of Protestant churches
the period of the rebirth of learning in Europe between about 1300 and 1600
referring to Christian religions that grew out of the Reformation
a system of thought that focused on the nature, ideals, and achievements of human beings, rather than on the divine
Where the Renaissance began in Europe.
*Because there was a reawakening of interest in art, literature, and science between 1300 and 1600, it is fitting to call this period the Renaissance, since it means____________*
*During the Middle Ages, why was life in northern Italy different from life in the rest of Europe?*
Italians were not as closely controlled by Nobles or the Church
During the Renaissance, churches that grew out of protests against the power and abuses of the Roman Catholic Church.
a system of church courts that used secret testimony and torture to root out heresy and force non-Catholics to convert to Catholicism.