The Protestant Reformation was a major sixteenth-century European movement, which in its inception intended to reform the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church and some of its practices deemed as obsolete and corrupt. The conflict divided European Christians into Protestants and Roman Catholics. Many scholars consider it the catalyst for the modern age. As the religious homogeneity of the medieval era broke down, people began to think of their regional interests and individuals felt more... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2022. 2p.