Sentence Examples


  • In the past many conflicting estimates were made of the character and achievements of the pope during whose pontificate Protestantism first took form.
  • To Protestantism, faith is personal trust.
  • He got an answer couched in somewhat ironical terms to the effect that Protestantism owed its existence in a measure to the house of Saxony, from which the prince descended, seeing that this house and that of the landgrave of Hesse had stood quite alone against Europe in upholding Luther and his cause.
  • The polemical conception which has done much to perpetuate this confusion is that of the historical continuity of Protestantism from the earliest times.
  • Gradually the separation from the church became more complete: the sacraments were regarded as merely symbolical; the priests became helpers of the faithful; ceremonies disappeared; and a new religious society arose equally unlike the medieval church and the Protestantism of the 16th century.
 

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