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October 22 notes - THE CHURCH ASCENDANT I Reforms II The...

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October 22, 2007 THE CHURCH ASCENDANT I. Reforms II. The Crusade III. Dealing with Heresy I. Reforms a. Medieval church was a cycle of corruption and reforms b. Conflict between Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII about church and state c. Pope Gregory IV – Pope Innocent III i. 100 years between their reigns was a time of reform ii. 1059 – the church, and not the emperors, were responsible for appointing the new pope iii. The church cracked down on clerical marriage and sexual activity 1. 1129 – priestly celibacy became law iv. Popes tried to assert control over bishops 1. Led to papal investiture (the pope appoints the bishops) v. By the time Innocent III became pope, the church had supreme power especially in German states 1. Increased church taxes 2. Specific sins would be forgiven by the pope with monetary compensation 3. The 4 th Lateran Council codified church function d. Church gained popular approval II. The Crusades a. Sparked by the idea of Christendom b. Brought fighters under control of the church
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