Euro Final modernism and religion

Euro Final modernism and religion - Sarah Benton...

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Modern Euro Online Fall 2008 Modernism in the 19 th century consisted of an upward trend of all things non- traditional. The movement consisted of new forms of art, literature, music, scientific beliefs, medical practices and social norms. This major change led to much distrust between the traditionalists and the modernists. Traditionalists wanted to hold on to the beliefs and habits they had been practicing for years, while modernists saw the changing of centuries as an outlet for their newfound practices. The recent revolutions around the world and the practice of imperialism brought many people out of their countries and around the world. This exposure led to new beliefs, practices and information being sent back to Europe, which was slowly emerging from the Renaissance. These new ideas, and the people who believed in them, presented a dangerous front to the traditionalists and religious groups trying to maintain Europe as it had been for hundreds of years. These two groups clashed culturally and politically throughout most of the 19
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