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  • Holy Roman Church
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    The Relationship of Political and Religious Societies in the Age of Charlemagne, Based of Einhard's The life of Charlemagne sections 15-33 Matt Diggs 'He was especially concerned that everything in the church be carried out with the greatest possible dignity. ' Einhard, in his The Life of Charlemagne, makes clear the fundamental integration of politics and religion during the reign of his king. Throughout his life, Charles the Great endeavored to acquire and use religious power to his desired en...
  • Church Activities
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    "Can you believe that crazy girl Mom?" , asked Brenda. "Well she does love excitement and is willing to try anything like that". , Explained her mom Bonnie". Yeah, but bungee jumping? I just can't imagine myself doing something like that! But that's probably why I love her so much. She's always excited about something and somehow has the power to rub off on people". Said Brenda. "Yeah she's always excited about something new every time I see her. She's just so cute when she plays with Molly, you...
  • Loss Of Papal Authority And Credibility
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    Reformation is the religious revolution that took place in Western Europe in the 16th century. It arose from objections to doctrines and practices in the medieval church, loss of papal authority and credibility as well as other societal, political and economical issues of the time. This revolution had a major impact on Europe and it gave way to short term and long-term consequences, which still can be seen today. There were many causes of Reformation, some go as far back as the fourteenth centur...
  • Social Impact Of The Second Great Awakening
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    Introduction Evangelicalism did not evolve or operate in a space. It is essential to consider the ways in which members of this group participated in and changed their culture, and, conversely, to assess how its social context provided both the ideas which evangelicalism adopted or transformed and those which it actively rejected or resisted. As movements that came of age during the first half of the nineteenth century, Evangelical Protestantism can be understood most clearly in the political, e...
  • Society Of Great Modern Day Thinkers
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    There have been many great events in the history of mankind's time on this planet. We have gone from primates to space travelers. But many events took place before the first rocket was launched. Empires rose and fell, entire civilizations collapsed and new religions were introduced. Aristotle's shocking discoveries held everyone spellbound. Then came the Dark Ages. A period of religion, and not much else. The world quietly cried out for a change. Eventually the people of Europe heard an answer. ...
  • Ivan Fyodorovich Karamazov
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    Ivan Fyodorovich Karamazov: A Diabolical Hero Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky is considered by many to be the pinnacle in a great line of Russian authors who wrote in the 19th century. Gogol, Tolstoy, Lermontov, Pushkin, Chekhov: these writers, like many greats the world round, concerned themselves not only with their art, but with its affect on their society; Gogol, for example, is said to have gone insane while working on his masterpiece, Dead Souls, obsessing himself with the idea that he cou...
  • Most Famous Miracle Of St Nicholas
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    St. Nicholas St. Nicholas, called "of Bari", Bishop of Myra (Fourth Century) 6 Dec. Feast day. The great veneration with which this saint has been honored for many ages and the number of altars and churches which have been everywhere dedicated in his memory are testimonials to his holiness and of the glory which he enjoys with God. He is said to have been born at Patara in Lycia, a province of Asia Minor. Myra, the capital, not far from the sea, was an episcopal see, and this church falling vaca...
  • Direct Result Of The Great Awakening
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    The Great Awakening The Great Awakening was a religious movement during the 1730's and 1740's in which itinerant ministers presented powerful messages of salvation and which provided early Americans with a greater sense of nationality. This religious movement also had a lasting effect upon the manner in which the people in the American colonies viewed themselves, their relationships with each other, and their faith. This movement caused a separation between church and state, acceptance and diver...
  • Church Prior To The Great Awakening
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    The churches and communities of New England in the 1730's and 40's saw mass conversions of individuals led by charismatic ministers, who were sometimes itinerants. The message of the sermons preached during this period contrasted the ecstasy of God's Love with the terrors of Hell. The services and sermons were often followed by emotional release and physical manifestations like jerking, crying, shouting and groaning. The agony and ecstasy of the converted, the mass numbers of conversions, and th...
  • Printing Press
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    The Renaissance, which began in Italy in 1300's, was one of the largest periods of growth and development in Western Europe. There were many factors leading to the Renaissance. First was the development of Scholasticism. This was an attempt to mix Christian beliefs with non-Christian philosophy. The Crusades to recapture Jerusalem was another factor leading to the beginning of the Renaissance. The Crusades brought back lost works from the Roman Empire and opened trade with the Middle East. The c...

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