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The Christendom Approach to Culture

The Christendom Approach to Culture

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series Christ the Sanctifier of Behavior You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series”Christ the Sanctifier of Behavior”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Before exploring approaches to cultural engagement post-Christendom, or even that of Christendom itself, it is necessary to consider what happened before and during the period… Continue Reading

How Christian Were the Middle Ages?

How Christian Were the Middle Ages?

Editor’s note: This article is posted partially in response to discussion of Scott Aniol’s post on medieval hymnody. I have suggested elsewhere that the civilization of the medieval West was imbued with Christian ideals, and that those ideals were abandoned after the Enlightenment. This assertion provokes several challenges in the popular mind, two of which… Continue Reading

The Pre-Tridentine Roman Church

The Pre-Tridentine Roman Church

I’ve had some good questions about the Medieval Church resulting from my recent article on medieval hymnody. I’d like to make a few short observations in response and explanation: I am certainly not implying that everything about the Church during the Middle Ages was good; it certainly was not. However, we must allow some leeway… Continue Reading