Reformation


Reformation

Reformation may refer to:

Movements:
* Protestant Reformation, an attempt by Martin Luther to reform the Roman Catholic Church that resulted in a schism, and grew into a wider movement.
* Counter-Reformation, the Catholic Church's response to the Protestants
* English Reformation, series of events in sixteenth-century England by which the church in England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church
* Radical Reformation, an Anabaptist movement concurrent with the Protestant Reformation
* Reformation (Indonesia), the (current) era in Indonesia following the resignation of President Suharto, characterizied by increased freedom and political participation
* Scottish Reformation, 1560
* Swiss Reformation, 1520s

Other uses:
*"Reformation" (album), a 2006 studio album by Kiuas
*"Reformation" (Spandau Ballet album), a 2002 compilation album by Spandau Ballet
*"The Reformation" (album), a 2008 studio album by Bishop Lamont
*The Reformation (Story of Civilization), the fourth volume of Will Durant's massive history "The Story of Civilization"
*"Reformation" ("The Wire" episode), a 2004 episode of the television series "The Wire"

ee also

*Reform


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  • réformation — [ refɔrmasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1213; lat. reformatio ♦ Action de réformer; son résultat. 1 ♦ Vx Réforme (I, 1o). Réformation du calendrier. Réformation d un ordre religieux. ♢ Hist. relig. Réforme (I, 2o). Le monument de la Réformation, à Genève. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • reformation — ref·or·ma·tion /ˌre fər mā shən/ n: the act or an instance of reforming; specif: the equitable remedy of reforming a writing (as a deed or contract) and enforcing it as reformed ◇ Reformation is allowed primarily to correct mistakes such as… …   Law dictionary

  • reformation — Reformation. s. f. v. Restablissement dans l ancienne forme, ou dans une meilleure forme. La reformation des moeurs. la reformation de la justice. la reformation des finances. la reformation de la coustume. la reformation du Calendrier.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Reformation — Ref or*ma tion (r?f ?r*m? sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]formation, L. reformatio.] 1. The act of reforming, or the state of being reformed; change from worse to better; correction or amendment of life, manners, or of anything vicious or corrupt; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reformation — reformation, reform can both denote a making better or a giving of a new and improved form or character and are sometimes interchangeable without loss {the reformation of a criminal} {the reform of society} Reformation is the more usual term as a …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Reformation — Réformation Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Réformation est un nom donné à la Réforme protestante. La réformation est une monnaie de l ancien régime apparue en 1690. Ce document provient …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Reformation — (v. lat.), 1) Umänderung, Verbesserung; 2) die auf Grund der Heiligen Schrift 1517 im Abendlande durch Luther begonnene Reinigung der Kirche von eingeschlichenen Irrthümern u. Mißbräuchen in Lehre, Cultus, Verfassung u. ehlichem Leben. Die durch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Reformation — Reformation. Gleich einem schnellen Tagesanbruch erscheint die große kirchliche Umgestaltung im 16. Jahrhundert. Einzelne Lichtstrahlen, die bald wieder auslöschten, gingen ihr voran. Ihren vollen Sonnenschein sahen zunächst die Alpen der Schweiz …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Reformation — (lat., »Umgestaltung, Verbesserung«; hierzu die Porträttafel »Reformatoren«), die Bewegung des 16. Jahrh., welche die Entstehung des Protestantismus (s. d.) und damit der lutherischen und reformierten Kirchen zur Folge hatte. Die R. hat in alle… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • reformation — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of reforming. 2) (the Reformation) a 16th century movement for the reform of abuses in the Roman Church, ending in the establishment of the Reformed and Protestant Churches …   English terms dictionary


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