One instance of mention was about how the fear of witches was not usually interchangeable with the fear of Catholics or Jews. These texts were inexpensive and easy to print: they required no more than a single sheet, and included only a description of the indulgence offered and an acknowledgement of the gift received.
Bartholomew's Day massacre of Augustwhen the Catholic Church annihilated between 30, andHuguenots across France. She writes about three major groups who were not members of the Roman Catholic Church, and therefore threatening to it: Jews, heretics, and witches.
At its height, in the spring and summer ofit involved an estimatedpeasant insurgents. During the formative period of modern Western history, roughly from the beginning of the 16th to the middle of the 18th century, Christianity participated in many of the movements of cultural and political expansion.
Protestant Reformation[ edit ] Countries by percentage of Protestants in — data source not specified The Renaissance yielded scholars the ability to read the scriptures in their original languages, and this in part stimulated the Protestant Reformation.
Elizabeth IQueen of England and Ireland.
The documents below give a small sample of the different ways in which religious change drove the development of print culture.