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Role of Churches

Church roles in medieval times

Cathedral A large and important church
Clergy A body of people, such as priests, who perform the sacred functions of a church
Excommunicate Formally depriving a person of their membership in a church
Monasticism A way of life in which men and women withdraw from the rest of the world in order to devote themselves to their faith
Monk A man who has taken a solemn vow to devote his life to prayer and service in a monastery
Nun A woman who has taken a sacred vow to devote her life to prayer and service to the church
Persecute To cause a person to suffer because of his or her beliefs
Pilgrimage A journey to a holy site
Monastery A community of Monks
Rhetoric The study of persuasive writing and speaking
Sacrament A solemn rite of Christian churches
University A school of advanced learning
Theolgy A study of God and religious truth
Created by: sdie7123