Chapter 16 History BJHS Flashcards – Quizlet

How did the Catholic Church defend the selling of indulgences? They said that you won’t go to heaven. Why would selling indulgences not have been possible before Europe had switched to a money economy? Because then no one would want one.

Also, Do You Know What was the Catholic Church’s practice of selling indulgences?

One particularly well-known Catholic method of exploitation in the Middle Ages was the practice of selling indulgences, a monetary payment of penalty which, supposedly, absolved one of past sins and/or released one from purgatory after death.

Generally When did the Catholic Church stop selling indulgences? 1567 You can get one for yourself, or for someone who is dead. You cannot buy one — the church outlawed the sale of indulgences in 1567 — but charitable contributions, combined with other acts, can help you earn one. There is a limit of one plenary indulgence per sinner per day.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Did the Pope support the selling of indulgences?

In 1517, Pope Leo X offered indulgences for those who gave alms to rebuild St.Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The aggressive marketing practices of Johann Tetzel in promoting this cause provoked Martin Luther to write his Ninety-five Theses, condemning what he saw as the purchase and sale of salvation.

Why did the pope want to sell indulgences?

The Pope said individual sinners can be granted ”plenary indulgences,” which remove the punishment for repented sins. In Catholic theology, such indulgences eliminate the time in which souls are cleansed in purgatory before entry into heaven.

Does the Catholic Church still teach indulgences?

Today, however, the Church’s constant teaching should be clear: Indulgences can be applied only to the punishment that is due for sins already forgiven, either in sacramental confession (in the case of mortal or venial sins) or by personal expressions of sorrow (in the case of venial sins only).

How much did the Catholic Church charge for indulgences?

The going rate for an indulgence depended on one’s station, and ranged from 25 gold florins for Kings and queens and archbishops down to three florins for merchants and just one quarter florin for the poorest of believers.

Who said it was wrong for the Church to sell indulgences?

Martin Luther Martin Luther was outraged. He wrote a list of 95 arguments against indulgences. The list, called the Ninety-Five Theses, said the Church was wrong to sell indulgences. Luther wrote that Christians could be saved only by faith in God.

Does the Catholic Church still excommunicate?

The Pope doesn’t excommunicate, but people excommunicate themselves by their behavior. Excommunication also does not mean a person is denied from heaven and the afterlife (that’s anathema)—one’s baptism is still effectual, meaning it still carries its sacramental worth.

What did Martin Luther believe in?

His central teachings, that the Bible is the central source of religious authority and that salvation is reached through faith and not deeds, shaped the core of Protestantism. Although Luther was critical of the Catholic Church, he distanced himself from the radical successors who took up his mantle.

Who taught the religious doctrine of predestination?

Predestination has been especially associated with John Calvin and the Reformed tradition. There has been no argument in Reformed theology about the positive side of the doctrine of predestination

What is a plenary indulgence?

Definition of plenary indulgence : a remission of the entire temporal punishment for sin.

What is a plenary indulgence?

Definition of plenary indulgence : a remission of the entire temporal punishment for sin.

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