5.5 The Medieval Church - History Bombs

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5.5 The Medieval Church

What was often the largest, most lavish, and important building in a Medieval village?

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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.

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