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Medieval Church Voc.

A study on the Role of the Church from Medieval times

TermDefinitionStudy Hint
Cathedral A large and important church A huge church
Cergy The body of people, such as priests, who perform the sacred functions of a church The priests
Exocommunicate To formally deprive a person of membership in a church Unemploy, expel, inactivate
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 Hide to show their love of faith
Monk A man who has taken a solemn vow to devote his life to prayer and service in a monastery A person dressed in brown robes, generally with a shaved head that serves a monastery
Nun A woman who has taken a sacred vow to devote her life to prayer and service to the church A woman in black robes that serves a church
Persecute To cause a person to suffer because of his or her beliefs They can only believe in the one belief chosen
Pilgrimage A journey to a holy site A voyage to a church or somewhere holy
Monastery A community of monks A huge gathering or group of monks
Rhetoric The study of persuasive writing and speaking To look at persuasive writing and speaking
Sacrament A solemn rite of christian churches An act that christian chruches do
University A school of advanced learning Kind of like Harvard and Stanford
Theology The study of God and religious truth Looking at god and seeing what he actually did and what is the truth about him
Created by: tmac7302


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