Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Luther and the German Reformation 1517-55 This title examines the background to the German Reformation and the factors which led to it.
It then goes on to analyse the ideas and influence of Luther, how his ideas spread within and beyond Germany, and the political and religious context in which these changes took place.
Dedication Chapter 1 - Background to the Reformation 1- Introduction: Background to the Reformation 2- The Main Disagreements between Lutherians and Catholics 3- The Common Ground of Intolerance between Protestants and Catholics Chapter 2 - Luther's Revolt 1- Introduction- The Dangers of Bias 2- Towards Sola Fide: Luther's Ideas up to 1517 3- Luther's Reasons for Opposing the Church: The Indulgences Controversy 4- The Spread of the Ninety-five Theses 5- Attempts to Silence Luther, 1517-21 6- Towards Sola Scriptura: Luther's Ideas 1517-21 Study Guide Chapter 3 - Causes of the Reformation 1- Religious Factors: Heresy - Opposition to Church Doctrine 2- Social and Economic Factors: Anticlericalism and Opposition to Church Practices 3- Political factors: Developments in Europe and Germany 4- Cultural Factors: Erasmus and Humanism Study Guide Chapter 4 - Social, Cultural and Political Impact 1- Clarifying and Spreading the Message 2- Impact on Politics and Society Study Guide Chapter 5 - Zwingli 1- Background to Zwingli's Reformation 2- The Reformation in Zurich 3- Attempts to Spread the Zurich Reformation 4- Zwingli and Luther: Agreements and Disagreements 5- Reasons Why Zwingli is Less Historically Significant than Luther Study Guide Chapter 6 - The Radical Reformation 1- Reasons for the Persecution of the Radicals 2- Switzerland: Zwingli and the Swiss Brethren 3- Germany: Luther and Thomas Muntzer 4- Reasons Why the Radicals were Crushed so Effectively 5- Legacy of the Radical Reformation Study Guide Chapter 7 - The Politics of Lutheranism 1- The Spread of Lutheranism across Germany, 1522-30 2- Explanations for the Spread of Lutheranism, 1522-30 3- Compromise Fails, 1522-30 4- Protestanism on the Offensive, 1531-40 5- Catholicism on the Offensive, 1541-47 6- Compromise Succeeds, 1548-55 Study Guide Glossary Index
Series: Access to History
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 27th June 2008
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 17.5
Weight (kg): 0.34