THE CHURCH  


Church History Church in Crisis Going on a Pilgrimage The Inquisition Protestant Reformation Cathedrals

Church History:

 The Middle Ages: Religion and  More About Religion :  A great introduction to the religion of the Middle Ages.

 Odin's Castle of Dreams & Legends :  The Monks Chamber - if Odin doesn't have it in here, it just doesn't exist.  THIS IS AN EXCELLENT SITE - A MUST VISIT.

 Hall of Church History :  Almost as good as Odin's Castle.

 'The Role of the Church' - The role
     of the Church in Anglo-Saxon society.
 

 Catholic Encyclopedia - If you want to know
     something about Christianity in general, the
     Catholic Church in particular, here is the place to
     look it up. Search alphabetically.

 CIN - Age of Missionaries (500-1000)CIN - Age of Reformers (950-1150)CIN - Age of Teachers (1150-1350)  and  CIN - Age of Critics (1350-1550) :  Lots of great information.




Going On a Pilgrimage:

 FindArticles.com - Pilgrims and pilgrimages :  Some good articles.

 Pilgrimages:  The Geoffrey Chaucer Page :  From Harvard University.

Pilgrims, Crusaders and Merchants: The Mediterranean World 400-1500

 Friar Felix Fabri: Pilgrimages, Relics, and Indulgences by David McNeilly

 Doris Donnelly: Pilgrims and Tourists -- Conflicting Metaphors for the Christian Journey to God :  A rather philosophic look at pilgrimage.

 A CAMINO SANTIAGO FEATURE On the Pilgrimage to Spain

 VIRTOURIST.COM: Santiago de Compostela :  Cool....visit from your home.

 At the Edge archive: Santiago de Compostela





Church in Crisis:

 Crisis in the Church - chronicling the struggle
     between the Catholic church and secular authority in the Middle Ages.
 

 The Medieval Church and Society,and  Heresy Growth :  Go beginning information on the problems facing the Church.

 Gregory VII, Saint -- Encarta® Concise Encyclopedia Article
 

 Gregory VII: Lay Investitures Forbidden 1074, 1080 and  Henry IV: Letter to Gregory VII, Jan 24 1076 :  Both primary source documents.  After reading these, read the conclusion to the affair in the  Concordat of Worms 1122

 Creeds and Confessions :  From the Hall of Church History.
 

The Avignon Papacy 1305-1378 :  From UCLA.  This is a site loaded with information.
 

 Pope Innocent III and the Great Schism :  Read about the man, the office, the power and the split between the Eastern and Western Catholic Church.  Lots of information.

 Crisis in the Church - Babylonian Captivity and the Great Schism




Protestant Reformation:

 The Protestant Reformation :  Lots of information here, especially on the reformers.
 

 Timeline of the Protestant Reformation
 

Martin Luther (1483-1546)

 Project Wittenberg : A site dedicated to Martin Luther and other Lutherans.
 95 Theses (1517) , and  A Treatise on Good Works (1520)





Cathedrals:
 
 

 Notre Dame  The history of the Notre
  Dame cathedral told
  through text and photos.

 Amiens Cathedral This multimedia tour of the
  Amiens cathedral includes
  architectural sketches and
  drawings, a virtual tour of
  the cathedral, and text
  describing the construction
  process.  A MUST SEE SITE!
 


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