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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.
- Spring '07