Religion & Spirituality
What are two church practices that reformers wanted to change?
Is it true that many religious reformers moved to the new England colonies?
Asked in History of Europe, Reformation History
What were the reformers?
What is the difference between Pilgrims and Puritans?
The Pilgrims wanted to separate from the church in England, which is why they left for America. The Puritans wanted to purify or improve the practices of the church which is why they came to America. The similarities were that they wanted to leave to escape discrimination by the king for their religious practices which did not follow the rules of the English church.
Asked in Puritans
What did the puritans want to do to the Anglican church?
Asked in Education
What did educational reformers say about free education?
Asked in History of Europe
Reformers who believed in progress and wanted to work for it were called what?
Asked in History of the United States
Why did reformers believe public education was important?
Asked in Anglican
What were protestants called who wanted to leave and find their own church?
What did pilgrims want freedom from?
The Pilgrims wanted freedom from religious persecution. The Church of England was the state church and all other religions were banned. Most of the Pilgrims were Anabaptists or reformers of the church. This is why the "Separation of church and state" is part of our laws, the government did not want freedom from the church, but the church needed freedom from the government.
Asked in Decade - 1920s, Prohibition
What did reformers hope to accomplish with prohibition in the 1920s?
Asked in Parts of Speech
Reformation is a noun what verb does it build on?
Reformation comes from the verb reform. The Reformers (Hus, Luther, Calvin and others) wanted to re-form the Church, form it in the image of the primitive Church, that bunch of apostles and first converts. Luther wanted a church in the constant process of reformation, a church continually seeking her true form in God´s Word.