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Unformatted text preview: major reform in the church Cluny founded in the 10th c. really big important library, manuscripts 3 goals want to stop the investiture of bishops by layman prevent lay-rulers from giving symbols of authority to church bishops by way of maintain autonomy want to end clerical marriage priest who had wives sometimes passed on the rights to officiate their churches to their sons question of discipline, but not doctrine when unmarried, no divided loyalty, keeps control over your personnel, keeps focus on the church want to stop simony (the sale of ecclesiastic offices)...
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- Fall '07