Timeline of Schisms
Revision as of 17:49, March 28, 2009 by Angellight 888
- 1517 Lutheran Church founded by Martin Luther, nailing his Ninety-Five Theses to door at Wittenburg, sparking Protestant Reformation.
- 1525 Anabaptism established; (today's descendants include particularly the Amish, Hutterites and Mennonites).
- 1534 Church of England (Anglicanism) founded by King Henry VIII.
- 1541 Calvinism, (the Reformed tradition, the Reformed faith, or Reformed theology) founded, as the French theologian Johannes Calvinus establishes the first Reformed church in Geneva.
- 1560 Presbyterian religion founded by John Knox in Scotland.