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HISTORY of Christian Theology

TIMELINE of All Religious Events

TIMELINE of All Religious Events
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All Religious Events

A.D. 1530

Augsburg Confession

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A.D. 1530

Anabaptists in the Netherlands

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A.D. 1531

Schmalkald League

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A.D. 1531

Dutch Anabaptists executed

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A.D. 1531

Anabaptist pause in Holland

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A.D. 1531

War Between Cantons

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A.D. 1531

Zwingli Killed

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A.D. 1532

Truce of Nuremberg

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A.D. 1532

Thomas More

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A.D. 1533

Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn

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A.D. 1533

Anabaptist growth in Netherlands

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A.D. 1534

royal supremacy

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A.D. 1534

Affair of the Placards

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A.D. 1534–1535

City of Münster

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A.D. 1534–1549

Reign of Pope Paul III

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A.D. 1534

Luther’s Complete German Bible

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A.D. 1534

Act of Supremacy

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A.D. 1534

Ignatius Loyola begins

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A.D. 1535

Luther’s Galatians commentary

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A.D. 1535

English Catholics Executed

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A.D. 1535

Ursulines

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A.D. 1536

John Calvin<Calvin begins his work

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A.D. 1536

Wittenberg Concord

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A.D. 1536

English Monasteries dissolved

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A.D. 1536

Erasmus dies

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A.D. 1536

Menno Simons is baptized

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A.D. 1537

Concilium de emendanda ecclesia

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A.D. 1538

John Calvin<Calvin is exiled

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A.D. 1538

Thomas Becket Shrine destroyed

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A.D. 1539

Act of the Six Articles

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A.D. 1539

Act of Abolishing Diversity of Opinion

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A.D. 1540

Jesuits order

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A.D. 1541

Diet of Regensburg

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A.D. 1541

Calvin back in Geneva

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A.D. 1542

Roman Inquisition

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A.D. 1544

Peace of Crépy

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A.D. 1544

Ursulines approved

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A.D. 1544

Jesuits College

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A.D. 1545–1563

Council of Trent begins

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A.D. 1546

Luther dies

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A.D. 1546

Inquisition in the Netherlands

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A.D. 1547

Schmalkaldic war

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A.D. 1547

Edward VI

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A.D. 1547

Chambre Ardente

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A.D. 1547

Council of Trent is suspended

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A.D. 1548

Augsburg Interim

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A.D. 1549

Book of Common Prayer

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A.D. 1549

Reformed Efforts in England

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A.D. 1549

Francis Xavier

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A.D. 1550

Bloody Placard

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A.D. 1551

Edict of Chateaubriand

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A.D. 1552

Cranmer’s Book of Common Prayer

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A.D. 1552

Jesuits German College in Rome

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A.D. 1553

Mary Tudor becomes Queen of England

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A.D. 1554

Mary Tudor marries Philip II

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A.D. 1555

Peace of Augsburg

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A.D. 1555

Calvinist Churches in France and the Netherlands

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A.D. 1555

England executes Protestants

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A.D. 1555

Mennonites and Waterlanders split

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A.D. 1555

Paul IV becomes the new pope

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A.D 1556

Charles V abdicates

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A.D. 1556

Ignatius Loyola dies

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A.D. 1558

John KnoxKnox publishes

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A.D. 1558

Elizabeth I becomes queen of England

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A.D. 1559

Protestants in England

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A.D. 1559

John KnoxKnox in Scotland

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A.D. 1559

Francis II king of France

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A.D. 1559–1663

Elizabethan Settlement

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A.D. 1559

Huguenots

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A.D. 1559

Pius IV becomes pope

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A.D. 1559

Act of Uniformity

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A.D. 1560

Francis II of France dies

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A.D. 1560

Scotland Protestant Rule

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A.D. 1550–1565

Vestiarian controversy

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A.D. 1561

Colloquy of Poissy

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A.D. 1561

Mary Stuart in Scotland

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A.D. 1561

Frederick III

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A.D. 1562

Massacre of Vassy

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A.D. 1562

Council of Trent reconvenes

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A.D. 1563

Counter-Reformation

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A.D. 1563

Council of Trent concludes its work

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A.D. 1563

Heidelberg Catechism is published

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A.D. 1563

39 Articles

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A.D. 1564

Tridentine canons

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A.D. 1564

John Calvin dies

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A.D. 1565

Carlo Borromeo becomes the Archbishop of Milan

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A.D. 1566

Compromise of the Nobility

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A.D. 1566

Pius V becomes pope

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A.D. 1567

Council of Troubles

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A.D. 1567

Mary Stuart abdicates the throne of Scotland

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A.D. 1567

Frisian and Flemish Mennonites split

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A.D. 1567

Baianism

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A.D. 1568

Dutch Revolt

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A.D. 1568

English Catholic seminary in France

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A.D. 1571

Synod of Dutch Calvinist

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A.D. 1572

Sea Beggars

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A.D. 1572

St. Bartholomew’s Day massacres

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A.D 1572

Gregory XIII becomes pope

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A.D. 1572

Theresa of Avila

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A.D 1574

Henry III becomes king of France

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A.D. 1574

Catholic Missionaries in England

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A.D. 1576

Spanish sack Netherlands

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A.D. 1577

Religious Tolerance in the Netherlands

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A.D. 1578

English College in Rome

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A.D. 1579

Union of Utrecht

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A.D. 1580

Book of Concord

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A.D. 1580

Formula of Concord

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A.D. 1581

Act of Abjuration

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A.D. 1582

Matteo Ricci, a Jesuit missionary, enters China

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A.D. 1582

Catholic mission begins in Holland

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A.D. 1584

Catholic League in France

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A.D. 1584

William of Orange is assassinated

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A.D. 1585

Southern Netherlands Catholic

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A.D. 1588

Edict of Union

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A.D. 1588

Guises family assassinated

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A.D. 1589

Henry III is assassinated

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A.D. 1593

Henry de Navarre converts to Catholicism

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A.D. 1598–1607

Molinists and Thomists

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A.D. 1598-1607

Congregatio de Auxiliis

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A.D. 1598

Edict of Nantes

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17th CENTURY

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A.D. 1603

Tudor Line

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A.D. 1608

Protestant Union

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A.D. 1609

Catholic League in Germany

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A.D. 1609

Jesuits in South America

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A.D. 1609

Baptist

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A.D. 1616

Treatise on the Love of God

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A.D. 1618–1619

Arminianism

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A.D. 1618

Defenestration of Prague

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A.D. 1618-1648

Thirty Years’ War

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A.D. 1619

Synod of Dordt

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A.D. 1620

Battle of the White Mountain

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A.D. 1622

Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith

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A.D. 1629

Huguenots lose

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A.D. 1629

Edict of Restitution

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A.D. 1629

Charles I rules England

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A.D. 1631

Battle of Breitenfeld

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A.D. 1632

Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus dies

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A.D. 1635

Peace of Prague

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A.D. 1640

Short Parliament & Long Parliament

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A.D. 1642

English Civil War

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A.D. 1646

Presbyterian church

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A.D. 1647

Westminster Confession accepted

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A.D. 1648

Peace of Westphalia

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A.D. 1648

Cambridge Platform

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A.D. 1649

Charles I is executed

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A.D. 1650

Quakers

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A.D. 1650–1800

Enlightenment

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A.D. 1653

Pope condemns Jansenism

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A.D. 1654

Tolerant state church in England

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