Yet despite the efforts of the government the Reformation made progress in the land.
That reformation failed to effect its purifying mission.
Before the Reformation the Church would have had the last word; since that event the right and the duty of the civil power have been generally recognized.
During this reign the work of the Reformation made rapid progress, the sympathies both of the Protector and of the young king being decidedly Protestant.
In the Church of England since the Reformation matins is used for the order of public morning prayer.
See also Reformation; Presbyterianism; Cameronians.
In 1545 a council was opened at Trent for the reformation of church discipline and the promulgation of orthodox doctrine.
Northumberland's recantation had done much to discredit the Reformation, Cranmer's, it was hoped, would complete the work.
The Reformation, too, brought its troubles.
The reaction against the medieval theory at the time of the Reformation took the form of a return to what had no doubt been an early belief, - the idea that the Christian sacrifice consists in the offering of a pure heart and of vocal thanksgiving.
Xii.-xxvi.) is closely connected with the reformation in the reign of Josiah.
On his return to Liegnitz he helped to spread the principles of the Reformation in the principality and in Silesia, while warning his colleagues against the abuse of the doctrine of justification by faith.
The Albigenses have received much sympathy, as being a kind of pre-Reformation Protestants; but it is now recognized that their tenets were an extreme form of Manichaeism.
The Reformation made no break in the continuity of the school, which had probably existed in the abbey since the 11th century.
22, and partly also from the modern Wahhabite reformation (of the 19th century).
In the Church of England the term prelate has been since the Reformation applied only to archbishops and bishops.
So far as Western Christendom is concerned the corrected calendar is now universally accepted, and Easter is kept on the same day, but it was not until 1752 that the Gregorian reformation of the calendar was adopted in Great Britain and Ireland.
Certainly self-reformation and self-purification.
In England at the Reformation the alb went out of use with the other "Mass vestments," and remained out of use in the Church of England until the ritual revival of the 19th century.
As already stated, John Napier was born in 1550, the year in which the Reformation in Scotland may be said to have commenced.
By some it is said to have begun at the Reformation; by some it is traced back to the days of Israel in O Egypt; 2 by most, however, it is regarded as of later Jewish origin, and as having come into existence in its present form simultaneously with the formation of the Christian Church.
Ireland, Iona, the Culdees, &c.) from the early centuries of church history and throughout the medieval ages down to the Reformation of the 16th century.
He was content that ecclesiastical supremacy should be with the civil power, and he believed that the work of the Reformation would in that way be best preserved and furthered.
Hence friction, at times, between the Reformers and civic authorities friendly to the Reformation; not as to whether there should be "discipline" (that was never doubted) but as to whether it should be ecclesiastical or municipal.
Even, therefore, where people desired the Reformation there were powerful influences opposed to the setting up of church government and to the exercise of church discipline after the manner of the apostolic Church; and one ceases to wonder at the absence of complete Presbyterianism in the countries which were forward to embrace and adopt the Reformation.
Calvin, at Farel's invitation, settled in Geneva (1536) the work of reformation became more constructive.
(1889) and Lollardy and the Reformation (1908), and Political History of England, vols.
Here, too, he published, in 1531, his most important work, the Chronica, Zeitbuch and Geschichtsbibel, largely a compilation on the basis of the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), and in its treatment of social and religious questions connected with the Reformation, exhibiting a strong sympathy with heretics, and an unexampled fairness to all kinds of freedom in opinion.
There was nothing in the Reformation to appeal to him, except the repudiation of papal control; and he was one of those numerous Englishmen whose views were faithfully reflected in the Six Articles.
From 1835 to 1838 he edited The Reformation, a radically partisan publication, devoted to free trade and the extreme states' rights theory.
At this crisis she was ruled by the monk Girolamo Savonarola, who inspired the people with a thirst for freedom, preached the necessity of reformation, and placed himself in direct antagonism to Rome.