RLG100Y1 Lecture #13 - RLG100Y1- Nov 1/10 - - - 2 distinct...

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RLG100Y1- Nov 1/10 - 2 distinct varieties of Christianity o Western (Latin) o Eastern Christianity around the city of Contanulbul (ritual in Greek) - Both have similar doctrines - Differences between the two: o Instigate a split in the church (schism) in the year 1054 - Western church o Spread out from Rome o Church of Rome claims to have a certain claim of prominence because it was associated with St. Peter (the site blessed with Jesus) o The Bishop of Rome is the “father” or Pope and is seen as the head of all the Bishops o The church of Rome adopts the language of Latin for ritual and scholarship o Europe falls into a disarray therefore church provided a sense of stability while there was political chaos (for 2 or 3 centuries) o Under leadership of the Franks (In 8 th century centralized European leadership) Charlemagne Crowned by the pope as the Holy Roman Emperor (1800CE) o Holy Roman Empire Next 700 year was the head of political Church claimed a superiority over the political institutions that will
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course RLG 100 taught by Professor Pearly during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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RLG100Y1 Lecture #13 - RLG100Y1- Nov 1/10 - - - 2 distinct...

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