5.5 The Medieval Church
What was often the largest, most lavish, and important building in a Medieval village?
The Medieval era is known as an ‘age of faith’, but what exactly does that mean and how far was it true? In this chapter’s video, a modern-day news reporter travels back in time to explore why and how the Church was so central to the lives of Medieval people.
This lesson contains:
- The vocabulary and terminology that is necessary to study the Medieval Church and religion with confidence.
- A greater understanding of the historical context, and why and how Medieval people willingly spent so much of their time and money on their local church.
- The power and importance of the Medieval Church across all aspects of people’s lives, including religious, political, and social matters.