Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History - Chapter 2, Middle Ages, Light from Darkness Summary & Analysis

Richard M. Hannula
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Chapter 2, Middle Ages, Light from Darkness Summary and Analysis

From the year 500 to 1500, Christians fought to spread the Gospel despite often difficult social and economic conditions. The Church's fights with paganism left it with many false traditions and bad practices. The first of these figures is Pope Gregory I, who lived from 540 to 604. Gregory was an important monk and church official who ran church charity to the poor in Rome. When the previous Pope died due to the plague, Gregory was made Pope on September 3rd, 590Despite the fact that the recent conquest of Rome marked the beginning of the decline of Western Civilization, Gregory worked constantly, always preaching, writing, reforming and sending out missionaries. When the Bishop of Constantinople tried to make himself "universal bishop", Gregory resisted, denying that any one of the bishops were superior to the others...

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