Lecture 7 and 8 Sacramentalism

Lecture 7 and 8 Sacramentalism - no choice in the matter of...

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Lecture #7: Christianity’s Development of Sacraments and Sacramentalism Definition of “Grace” Reviewed Definition of Sacrament generally = Definition of Sacrament specifically in terms of a “State of Grace” Seven Sacraments (1) Baptism (2) Confirmation (3) Marriage (4) Holy Orders (5) Eucharist (6) Penance (7) Extreme Unction Ultimate Question : How does sacramentalism make the medieval church necessary for salvation? Is this in any way a conflict with Augustine’s view that humans have
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Unformatted text preview: no choice in the matter of saving grace? 1 Lecture #8 Penance, Purgatory, and Papal Power Penance Definition: Thus, a “penitent” is Examples: fasting, monetary offering, pilgrimage, crusade Purgatory Definition: Thus, “purgatory” is an after-life experience only for Papal Power To define dogma/orthodoxy (equivalent authority to Scripture) To assign penance Thus, to “control” the Christians in terms of their support of the Church (money and worship) 2...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course REL 1350 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.

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