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Christian Origins, Paul, Early Church Doctrines, Monasticism

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Religion
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RLG100Y1
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Andre Maintenay

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Christian Origins, Paul, Early Church Doctrines, Monasticism
Reading: Ch. 3 “The Christian Tradition,” pp. 131-174
October 27
th
, 2010.
Emperor Constantine
Change in for tunes of Christianity
Wife and his mother had converted to Christianity and was sympathetically
or iented to the tradition
Reversed many discriminator y/persecutory laws against Christianity
Gave Christians liberty to practice religion and henceforth also suppor ted
Chr istianity through political partridge and state support and resources
Early part of 4
th
century
Christianity blossomed under his leadership
After his death successive emperors maintained their support of Chr istianity
Christianity now officially supported and as a result, architecture, ritual
symbology, music, churches f lourished
Developments in theology Christian doctrine could be debates, for mularized
(r ituals)
Christianity spread rapidly throughout Europe and Mediterranean
Form of Roman Empire: 5
th
century
Development of 2 relatively distinct varieties of Christianity:
1.Employs language of Latin for r itual, service prevails in Europe
2.Eastern Christianity begins to take shape/for m around city of Constantinople and
develops liturgy and language of service and r itual in Greek
Both acknowledge similar doctrines, but develop differences b/w them, which
become significant enough to eventually instigate a split in the church
The first great schism in year 1054 into Western and Eastern or Latin and the
Orthodox (Greek)
Church of Rome adopts language of Latin an adopted same sort of pattern of
governance as prevailed in the secular Roman Empire
After for m of Roman Empire, certain parts of Europe fall political into disarray,
and church provides greater stability while Europe is mired in political chaos
importance of Latin church grows while Europe is in this state for 2/3 centur ies
This state of affairs changes with political fortunes of Franks in the middle of the
8
th
century—see development of centralized European leadership
Under various leaders of Franks
Emperor Charlemagne united significant parts of Europe and brought them under
his domain and was subsequently crowned by the Pope as t he Holy Roman
Emperor
Holy roman empire was neither roman nor an empire, but it was the major empire
in Europe
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Christian Origins, Paul, Early Church Doctrines, Monasticism Reading: Ch. 3 The Christian Tradition, pp. 131-174 October 27 , 2010. Emperor Constantine Change in fortunes of Christianity Wife and his mother had converted to Christianity and was sympathetically oriented to the tradition Reversed many discriminatorypersecutory laws against Christianity Gave Christians liberty to practice religion and henceforth also supported Christianity through political partridge and state support and resources th Early part of 4 century Christianity blossomed under his leadership After his death successive emperors maintained their support of Christianity Christianity now officially supported and as a result, architecture, ritual symbology, music, churches flourished Developments in theology Christian doctrine could be debates, formularized (rituals) Christianity spread rapidly throughout Europe and Mediterranean th Form of Roman Empire: 5 century Development of 2 relatively distinct varieties of Christianity: 1. Employs language of Latin for ritual, service prevails in Europe 2. Eastern Christianit
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