Ruether Ch. 3 notes guide

Ruether Ch. 3 notes guide - guildmaster ideal C Revived...

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Religious Perspectives on Marriage and Family (RLST 255) Mr. Montevecchio Mercyhurst College Ruether Ch. 3 Notes Guide Major Questions: 1. What were some of the basic changes in Reformation theology in regards to sacramentality, sexuality, and marriage? 2. How did the Reformation result in concurrent sociocultural changes that impacted economics and families? 3. Why did social recognition become a major component of marriage validity? Chapter 3 I. Realignment of Gender Roles, 900-1500 A. The work done by women, that once encompassed political and economic activities within the household, became marginalized and set in opposition to expanding arenas for men. B. Political Centralization C. Trade Guilds and Women II. Celibacy, Marriage, and Sexual Morality A. Ideal model of the guildmasters and local political powerholders was traditional, monogamous, dutiful paterfamilias. B. Wealthy, celibate ecclesial establishments posed a threat to the married
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Unformatted text preview: guildmaster ideal. C. Revived Puritanism D. Protestant city reform 1. Some radical Protestant groups sought to break away completely from established orders of both church and state. 2. Overtaking churches and monasteries was a primary task after removing radicals. 3. Theological challenge of female religious communities 4. “Moral Police” III. Marriage and Sacramentality in Reformation Theology A. Luther’s theology 1. Renewal and radicalization of Augustinian thought—Original Sin and “the Fall” 2. Departure from Augustine B. Desacramentalizing of Marriage—separation of creation and redemption C. Marriage reform 1. Rritual a. Reformers sought to curb family ritual b. Companionship was emphasized in the marriage c. “Manuals” 2. Divorce IV. Catholic Countereformation—Council of Trent, 1545-1563...
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