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  • Association W The Orthodox Church
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    Two factors to bear in mind: The Orthodox Church was one of the greatest supporters of the Czarist system of autocracy. According to Marxist doctrine (incorporated into the official state ideology of the USSR) religion is 'the opiate of the masses'. The Situation 1917-1940: 1918: Decree concerning 'the separation of Church and State and the separation of the Schools from the Church' with the aim of: To bring to an end close identification btw Church and State that had existed w / the czars. Excl...
  • Church Authority From Scientific Discovery
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    Galileo's Legacy In papal Rome in the early 16th century the "Good Book" was the reference book for all scientists. If a theory was supported in its holy pages, or at the very least not contradicted, then the idea had a chance of find acceptance outside the laboratory. Likewise, no theory no matter how well documented could be viewed with anything but disdain if it contradicted with the written word of, or the Church's official interpretation of scripture. For these reasons the Church suppressed...
  • Death To Church And His Wife
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    Facing Death, Finding Love: The Healing Power of Grief and Loss in One Family's Life was written by Dawson Church. 1994.140 p. Aslan Publishing. Dawson Church is a publisher, editor and author. Previous books he has authored or co-authored include The Heart of the Healer and Communing with the Spirit of Your Unborn Child. He works as CEO of Atrium Publishers Group - a book distributor- and lives with his wife and two children in Lake County, California. Dawson Church starts out with his acknowle...
  • Authority Over The Four Eastern Patriarchs
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    The East-West Schism, known also as the Great Schism (though this latter term sometimes refers to the later Western Schism), was the event that divided Chalcedon ian Christianity into Western Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. Though normally dated to 1054, when Pope Leo IX and Patriarch Michael I excommunicated each other, the East-West Schism was actually the result of an extended period of estrangement between the two Churches. The primary causes of the Schism were disputes over papal authori...
  • De Sacramentis Bruno
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    A Liturgy of Reform: Bruno Segri's De Sacramentis Ecclesial and the Gregorian Reforming the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries the Holy Roman Empowers and the Popes were engaged in a political, very often heated, sometimes bloody struggle. The literary, political, and military maneuvering of these medieval men has been portrayed, in our own century, variously as revolutionary, as a function of the growth and promotion of Roman canon law, an attempt to promote sacerdotal leadership over th...
  • Reform Of Head And Church
    3,348 words
    There is a myth that since the time of the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity in 313 A.D. until the Reformation that the Catholic Church lived in relative peace. This myth is false; the Church was constantly under attack. Heresies, Islam, and other less organized pagans always had the Church busy fighting on the side of Truth. From 300 A.D. to 600 A.D., the Church was affected with the heresy of Arianism. The heresy caused many men and many clergy to be led astray. After the Church's...
  • Authority In The Medieval Church
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    The authority in the medieval church was maintained mainly by three factors. One was because of the wealth of the church the other was their process of getting wealthy and lastly it is because of the popes who were the central figures in authority in matters of faith, law, discipline and organization. Money was probably one of the main factors that raised the medieval church up and gave it the authority it may have lacked. The church had numerous ways of getting the money they desired. One of th...
  • Most Controversial Themes During The Jacobean Era
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    The Renaissance in English literature was a period of re-birth and exploration into old and new literary forms. A flowering of ideas developed, giving rise to much more passionate and complex works, centering around a plethora of themes. Yet in a time of great social and political upheaval, namely the Jacobean period, certain themes became more abundant in authorship. This gave credence to the turbulent nature of the times while providing audiences with an insight into the author's own era. Part...

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