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- Title: History of the Middle Ages: Lecture V: Charlemagne and the Church
- thus the Church undertook what had formerly been done by secular
- These conditions grew more and more critical; secular and
- can read books. In all that secular culture catered for, there was
- had no more authority than the secular large landowners. Either the
- Church went hand-in-hand with the secular authority, and was only a
- had to secularise its teachings and its whole character. Very long
- of Christianity. Then came the secularisation, the lack of
- interpenetration of secular influence. You see that spiritual life
- an ever-increasing pressure, both from the secular and the spiritual
- Title: History of the Middle Ages: Lecture VI: Culture of the Middle Ages
- between the secular nobility and the ruling ecclesiastical power.
- its power. It was not a secular prince or count, but the Archbishop
- which was no longer merely exploited by the secular rulers, but was
- more and more united in the exercise of secular government and
- secular jurisdiction. The result of this was that the struggle
- between secular and ecclesiastical power relaxed, and this
- secular, and a secular power. We see power expanding in two directions;
- Title: History of the Middle Ages: Lecture VII: France and Germany
- between the secular nobility and the ambitious Church. The Church
- of landed property, so that it became the confederate of the secular
- The secularism of the
- representative of Christ, as well as lord of the secular domain
- — as if the empire of Christ gave him also secular
- characterised the supremacy of the clerical over the secular powers
- power of the Church. At the death of Henty III, it was not secular
- introduced from Rome. The clergy must be detached from all secular
- Formerly, secular princes had possession of every bishopric which
- in the contest between secular and spiritual power. We saw, in the
- Title: History of the Middle Ages: Lecture VIII: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
- there was no difference between secular and spiritual princes; but
- the difference was great between the secularised clergy and those in
- of Rome, which was based on the secular ascendency of the clergy.
- endure the claim of the secular princes to exercise influence on the
- to make use of the secular power of the Church in their own
- well as a secular, significance.
- Learning and popular superstition exploited by the secularises
- The secularised clergy
- opposition to the secularised clergy. This movement spread
- arbitrariness of those in secular power, just as, later, perhaps
- not only the secular government, but Science, too, is
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