Medieval By: e.r.Johnson
The Church Shapes Politics And Society • Clergy- The group or body of ordained persons in a religion, as distinguished from the laity. • Society- Life revolved around the local church. Markets festivals and religious ceremonies take place. • Politics- all officials were chosen by god
Monks and friars • Religious order- group of people who dedicated their lives to religion and follow common rules • Living apart from society- a lot of monks lived apart from society
New orders • Francis of Assisi- Saint ( Giovanni Francesco Bernardone ) 1182–1226, Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order. • Friars-a member of a religious order, especially the mendicant orders of Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, and Augustinians. • Living within society-friars lived within society where as monks lived away from society
Universities are built • Thomas Aquinas- Saint Thomas (the Angelic Doctor) 1225–74, Italian scholastic philosopher: a major theologian of the Roman Catholic Church. • Natural law-a principle or body of laws considered as derived from nature, right reason, or religion and as ethically binding in human society.
The church and the arts • Religious order- group of people who dedicated their lives to religion and follow common rules • Living apart from society- a lot of monks lived apart from society
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