NTC: The Reformation

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

9:30 am-12:30 pm

Karen Scott, DePaul University
Newberry Teachers' Consortium

This seminar will explore several recent developments in the historical understanding of the Reformation era in the 16th century, and seek to answer the following questions:What were the cultural and theological differences between Catholics and Protestants, and among different kinds of Protestants? In what ways were 16th-century Protestants and Catholics actually more alike than they realized? What was the psychological impact of Reformation theology on ordinary people? How did the Reformation affect family life in German cities? How was the Italian Renaissance changed by the Reformation? Was there a “Puritan ethic” in the 16th century? As Europeans “discovered” various new worlds, how did the Reformation shape events and cultures on the world stage?

Cost and Registration Information 

For Registration Information, please contact Charlotte Wolfe at wolfec@newberry.org