RLG100 - Lecture 28

RLG100 - Lecture 28 - More on Christianity 5th-15th cent....

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Unformatted text preview: More on Christianity 5th-15th cent. There were several key developments of patterns that affected life of church in this period. Major concerns that Latin church has to deal with : 1. A different kind of developments are rise of aestheticism and monasticism- early on there were no monastic communities in Christianity (we established that Jesus was not exclusively aesthetically oriented). But starting very early on in 5th century , we see individuals trying to establish monastic practice. 2. various movements against heresies , against individuals and groups holding descenting opinions/beliefs from church. In response to these attempts to control multiplicity of opinions we see the development/evolution of various kinds of practices such as the Inquisition - fornal institution established by the church to interrogate/investigate propriety of someone's belief and to judge whether it is heretical/erroneous (and if it is, becomes a criminal offense) - and this is reflection of religion and politics...
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