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religion notes 06:01 -In the 17 th  century the ideology and sainthood changed in the Counter  reformation church  -In the early church it use to be that any holy person could be a saint who just  had virtues of faith, hope, and charity -In the Counter reformation saints had to demonstrate heroic virtue in the faithful  imitation of Christ through asceticism, and active service to Christianity -During this time contemplation and prayer drew a person closer to god, by  developing the art of spiritual dialogue and the readiness to receive divine  messages -Counter-reformation saints needed only a few miracles to prove their sanctity,  while proof of heroic virtue carried far more weight -These official requirements for sainthood influenced the procesos and the  hagiographies about Rosa’s life -according to the two procesos: hagiographies delineate the life of Rosa  according to ideals of heroic virtue and Gods grace, and individual aspects of her 
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2009 for the course REL 133G taught by Professor Lintsagarena during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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