Protestant Reformation Day: understand the origin of the movement celebrated on October 31st

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The Protestant Reformation began when Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of Wittenberg Castle Church (Photo: Pixabay)

O Protestant Reformation Dayalso known as the Martin Luther Dayis celebrated in October 31st and celebrates the beginning of Protestant Reformationa religious movement that had a major impact on the Christian church and European history.

What was the Protestant Reformation?

The Protestant Reformation began when, in October 31, 1517the German monk and theologian Martin Luther posted their 95 theses na porta da Wittenberg Castle Church, in Germany. In the texts, he argued against practices of the Roman Catholic Church, especially the selling indulgences.

A series of changes in Christianity came from the Protestant Reformation, including the formation of several Protestant denominations, such as Lutherans, Calvinists e Anglicanswho separated themselves from the authority of Roman Catholic Church.

In the movement, principles such as salvation by faitha authority of Scripture and the priesthood of all believers.


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