Michelangelo And The Reformation

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Michelangelo And The Reformation

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  • 1. 
    Michelangelo and his friends wanted to see ...
    • A. 

      The pope compromise with Protestants and completely change their moral standards

    • B. 

      The pope stand firm for the Catholic church and its rituals and traditions even if Protestants are no longer accepted.

    • C. 

      See the church seek reform without alienating Protestant groups.

  • 2. 
    The "Spirituali," to which Michelangelo contributed his ideas, concludes that the sacraments of the church are not necessary for salvation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Michelangelo was working with others to try to reform the teachings of the church and the conduct of church officials at the same time that he was finishing the tomb of Pope Julius II.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There is a figure on the tomb that represents "Good Works" (like charity), or the "Active Life."  The figure is holding a torch with a flame to represent the idea that good works can not give a person salvation but can enlighten, or illuminate, a person's faith. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What figure on the tomb is believed to have been altered, by having its head turned, when Michelangelo came back to the sculpture in the aftermath of the Reformation?
    • A. 

      The pope

    • B. 

      The contemplative life

    • C. 

      The moses

    • D. 

      The active life

  • 6. 
    The head is turned to the left, toward the light, as if searching for truth in the light.  The head is turned away from its original position which was facing the
    • A. 

      Front doors

    • B. 

      Figure of the pope

    • C. 

      Altar

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