It is good also, not to try experiments in states, except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident; and well to beware, that it be the reformation, that draweth on the change, and not the desire of change, that pretendeth the reformation.
And lastly, that the novelty, though it be not rejected, yet be held for a suspect; and, as the Scripture saith, that we make a stand upon the ancient way, and then look about us, and discover what is the straight and right way, and so to walk in it.
A JUDGE having sentenced a Malefactor to the penitentiary was proceeding to point out to him the disadvantages of crime and the profit of reformation.
She rated Lady Russell's influence highly; and as to the severe degree of self-denial which her own conscience prompted, she believed there might be little more difficulty in persuading them to a complete, than to half a reformation.
Her knowledge of her father and Elizabeth inclined her to think that the sacrifice of one pair of horses would be hardly less painful than of both, and so on, through the whole list of Lady Russell's too gentle reductions.
Short video clips will also be shown to tell the story of different aspects of the Reformation.
Notwithstanding such reservations, this volume provides an easily accessible range of contributions on the relationship between church and society, 500 years after the Reformation.
October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
On that day Luther posted the ninety-five theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg, challenging the practice of selling indulgences and calling for reform of the church.
In the opening chapter, "The Church and the 'Wonderful Art' of Music," Trocme-Latter describes the troubled relationship (already in the fifteenth century) between music and the Christian (Catholic) liturgy, and portrays Strasbourg as an early adopter of new musical trends that would take root during the Reformation.
For example, in the 1480s, Strasbourg's printing press was publishing volumes of simple settings of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs--repertory that would be central to the musical practices of the movement (p.
They consider the road to reformation; reformers and the Jews; representation of Jews and Judaism; and Jews, Judaism, and responses to the Reformation.
Among the topics are German theologians and the Jews in the 15th century, Philip Melanchthon, Calvin, Andreas Osiander, Anthonius Margaritha on the "whole Jewish faith:" a 16th-century convert from Judaism and his depiction of the Jewish religion, visual representations of Jews and Judaism in 16th-century Germany, Jewish responses to Christianity in Reformation Germany, and German Jewish printing in the Reformation era 1530-1633.
"Before the Reformation" presents the larger political, religious and economic context of Europe on the eve of the reformation.
"Reformation" presents the major contours of the reformation, including Lutheran, Reformed, English, and Anabaptist movements.
Other novels focused on the struggle during 16th-century England that led to imprisonment and even martyrdom for advocates of both sides of the Reformation.
Many of these novels celebrated the Protestant martyrs under the reign of Mary Tudor, but these eventually evoked narratives of recusants who risked their lives to reject biblicism in favor of the sacramental historical Catholic church, previewing what was to become a "new Counter-Reformation" (143).
But these theses, which categorically denounced the church's practice of granting indulgences, have been regarded ever since as the starting point of all the various happenings which are gathered together under the heading of the "Reformation.