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Use this History and Western Heritage video entitled The Age of Reformation to study how the Protestant movement successfully challenged the Roman Catholic Church and set in motion substantial waves of change in all aspects of European life. Learn about the weakness of the Church in the late Middle Ages had been amply demonstrated through corrupt popes, schisms, and unresolved doctrinal issues, which made Europe receptive to a sweeping assault upon religious tradition. Discover how in 1517, Martin Luther represented the final straw that broke the back of the overburdened camel that carried the medieval church.

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