This category deals with the Reformation, a movement which began in 1517 when Martin Luther posted a list of grievances, called the Ninety-Five Theses, against the Roman Catholic Church. As the spirit of reform spread other leaders appear: Ulrich Zwingli in Switzerland, French-born John Calvin who settled in Geneva, and John Knox who carried Calvin's teachings to Scotland.

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Catholic Encyclopedia: The Reformation
A sharply critical look at the causes, spread, forms, and results of the Reformation, from the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia. N.B.: does not necessarily represent current Catholic views.
Champions of Truth: The Reformation
Features PDF etexts of J.A. Wylie's "History of Protestantism, Vol. 1"; Hagstotz's "Heroes of the Reformation", M'Crie's "The Life of John Knox"; D'Aubigne's "The Protector"; Wilkinson's "Truth Triumphant".
Creeds of Christendom
Creeds and Confessions of various denominations. In the context of this category, see especially the Lutheran and Reformed listings.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Reformation Europe
Extensive collection of brief documents and excerpts; links.
Introduction to Protestantism: The Reformers
Biographical information on three great figures of the Reformation: Martin Luther, John Calvin and Ulrich Zwingli.
Medieval Sourcebook: Reformation
Features links to primary documents.
PBS Faith and Reason: Reformation
Glossary definition: A term covering a number of changes in Western Christianity (Europe) between the 14th and 17th centuries, resulting in the split in Christianity between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
The Protestant Reformation
Links to primary Reformation texts. Compiled by the Hanover College History Department
On-site picture gallery of the people and places involved in various reform movements coupled with links to Lutheran and Protestant original texts and later writings.
A page of links to Reformation documents written by Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Bullinger and others.
Reformation Europe
A comprehensive survey, with links to information about precursors of the Reformation, Luther, Calvin, English reformers and the Catholic Reformation.
Reformers of the 16th Century
A list of links to sites on Reformers of the 16th Century.
Renaissance and Reformation
E-text of previously unpublished manuscript by William Gilbert.
Society for Reformation Research
Promoting research, writing, and dialogue on all aspects related to the Protestant and Catholic Reformations. Membership information, meeting schedule, and resource links.
What Started The Protestant Reformation?
An essay on the beginning of the Reformation, concentrating on Luther's reaction to the sale of indulgences and his developing the doctrine of justification by faith.

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