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    of the Medieval church was that they were worried that their pastorate were not sufficiently concentrating on otherworldly matters and were concentrating a lot on material riches. This was created generally as a result of a development of riches inside of the religious communities and inside of the individual coffers of the church. With this came a rot of general ethical quality, displayed by the ascent of indecencies, for example, insatiability, lack of restraint, and savagery. The Church looked

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    back in the middle ages, with so many questions unanswered. The Catholic Church became the one of the most powerful institution of the medieval period. Kings, queens and other leaders got majority of their power from their alliances and protection of the Church. Peasants (lowest level on the social chain) across Europe had to pay tithing (10 percent of their earnings each year to the Church) at the same time, the Church was mostly exempt from taxation. These policies helped it to gain a great deal

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    Practices. Even though just about every pope has hurt the Church in his own unique way, there are some common sins among them, such as the acts of simony and selling indulgences. These sins are closely related because one led to the other. Simony is selling positions within the Church, which led to corrupt people buying their way in, and once they were in, they sold the people certificates called indulgences that were supposed to get one's soul out of purgatory, and then pocketed the profits from

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    Before the church deliberates missiology we need to go back to the creation of all things because the glory of God is evident there. We must immediately fall back on the Holy Scriptures because they witness to God’s covenant and promises to humanity. It is a covenant that ranges from the formation of a people, Israel, temporary through the New Testament, with the coming of Jesus, to one day the complete manifestation of God’s Holy Spirit reaching to all nations and cultures. Thus we will go back

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    The Medieval Church was its own form of organized life during Medieval Ages. During the Medieval Times the church dominated the lives of citizen’s, and was a great influence in society because of the limitations it was able to place on monarchy and its significant impact upon the economy and its citizens. During this time period Kings took counsel from high-ranking officials of the church making the church the most powerful force. In the Medieval ages citizens were deeply committed to their church

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    Part 3 - role of the church Who was the head of the church. The catholic church played a massive part in the people's lives in medieval europe. The Pope was the head of the church and was entirely in control of the clerey. He also had a huge influence on the king as the king would run everything by the pope. He was seen as God’s representative on Earth. Describe a day in the  life of a monk 1.45 am - Wake up. Private reading and prayer 2.00 am - the first church service of the day 3.30 am - sleep

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    this excellent example of the terrible corruption of the medieval Church in Canterbury Tales. The Middle Ages spanned from the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 AD through the beginning of the Renaissance. This was a period of great hypocrisy and darkness within the Church and its leaders. The corruption of the Church during the Middle Ages can be studied by exploring the effects of the Black Plague, the resulting corruption within the church, the unbiblical practices that came about, and those who

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    The medieval society was a low period for civilization. Many things in this period can help describe how medieval society ran. The church was a big part of medieval society in the way that it was the responsibility for most of the problems that arose during this time. The Roman empire was also had an impact on medieval society, it shifted political and economic power to the north. In this time, the Roman Catholic church was the high power and had a pope as the head of Medieval Europe. The church established

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    For it was asked to revitalize and renew the Church weighed down with the burden of the centuries. In effect, the reform, which the Fathers of this Council achieved, initiated the transformation of the medieval into the modern Church.”(McNalley pag 36) This assembly of the sixteenth century in which Robert E. McNally, S.J., a historian of the medieval Church, describes is considered to have the greatest impact upon Christendom. The course of church history was dramatically changed as Martin Luther

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    revitalize and renew the Church weighed down with the burden of the centuries. In effect, the reform, which the Fathers of this Council achieved, initiated the transformation of the medieval into the modern Church.” This assembly, the Council of Trent of the sixteenth century, known as the Council of Trent, in which Robert E. McNally, S.J., a historian of the medieval Church, describes, is considered to have the greatest impact upon the whole of Christendom. The course of church history was dramatically

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