Augsburg Interim


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Augsburg Interim:

see ReformationReformation,
religious revolution that took place in Western Europe in the 16th cent. It arose from objections to doctrines and practices in the medieval church (see Roman Catholic Church) and ultimately led to the freedom of dissent (see Protestantism).
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After considering the causes of the adiaphoristic controversy, namely the defeat of the Schmalkald League and the imposition of the Augsburg Interim on German lands, it must be concluded that the primary issues at stake were not only theological but were also the result of a collision between theological principles and political realities.
After the Augsburg Interim of 1547, he and his family had to go into exile.
Ironically, the Council was forced, in 1547, to reinstitute private confession by the Augsburg Interim.