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Church Power in History Discussion

Church Power in History Discussion

Question Description

I’m working on a humanities question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

During the period of the middle ages, the church had gained some power. Do you think the church had more power than society?

During the Middle Ages, the importance of religion has increased significantly. Churches then had the ability to tax, and its laws had to be obeyed. The Church in the Middle Ages was to be feared and obeyed, those who had opposite ideas were subject to various forms of punishment including execution. (Study.com) So this begs the question, did the church have more power over society during the Middle Ages?

Source: https://study.com/academy/lesson/history-of-the-church-in-the-middle-ages.html#:~:text=The%20Church%20had%20the%20power,into%20every%20area%20of%20society .