Humanities 05.23.08

Humanities 05.23.08 - Humanities 05.23.08 8C: True I. II....

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Humanities 05.23.08 8C: True Romance? I. Reaching out to the Laity II. Agnes and Margaret ~ true romance III. Eroticism and Spirituality What medieval people consider as true romance Today, we are going to discussing the reading: The Golden Legend - short stories about the saints. Stories about saint that model true Christian belief that is used to preach. o 800 pages o Written in Latin o A tool used to instruct less educated people o In 1260 Catholic church is beginning to educate the Laity, non-professionals, about the details of Christian beliefs People aren’t really interacting with church authorities The vast majority are ill educated about the details of Christian beliefs Franciscans (1182-1226) - someone who is considered as the second Christ. o 5 wounds like Jesus o Women saints are more common than men Dominicans (1170-1221) o The Order of Preachers The author is a Dominican Church is sexual segregated How was the preacher decide what to preach about
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 622723 taught by Professor Caciola,nancya during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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