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Essay Outcome of the Thirty Years War The Thirty Years War was a war that had a huge impact on life as we know it today and it also helped mold the ideals of religious freedom For so long the Catholic Church was not only the sole accepted denomination of religion but it was also a major political power that dominated the world for a period of time and in some aspects still today have a great deal of influence politically in society But the Thirty Years War was not only the most influential war but also one of the most violent This shows that the war was fought with dedication and faith in which people were willing to die for to preserve During this war the world saw its first real movement away from the Catholic Church Many different religious groups sought freedom in practicing their own beliefs without having to abide by the traditional Catholic beliefs as the Roman Catholic Church had become corrupt in many ways The church was strict on its subjects yet church officials did not seem to have to comply to the same rules and regulations the church set forth for the people One example of a break from the Catholic Church that had a significant effect was Martin Luther and the Lutherans Luther long believed that Catholic doctrines set forth for people were both hypocritical and immoral as he saw corruption within the church itself With his 95 Theses he challenged Catholic views and laws and debated the true meaning in which one finds salvation Was it through faith in a priest to help you reach salvation or was it through personal faith alone His questions led to the formation of the Lutheran Church John Calvin was another example of diversity in people among that time Calvinism actually replaced Lutheranism as a dominant protestant force in Europe The Western Heritage 366 Calvinist believed in predestination and a humans
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