Reformation Myths Rodney Stark’s latest myth-busting exercise makes a welcome contribution to the application of sociological method to the history of the Reformation, or rather Reformations as he rephrases it. Some well-established historical myths are well and truly debunked in this excellently written and well-researched work on Reformation myths. This is not a work that […]
The Christian vision articulated by mediaeval canon lawyers was that every individual is an equal soul despite differences in their social roles.
Saint Hildegard was the earliest female doctor of the church, but, because of her strong willed nature, was not named as a saint until the year 2012.
Eriugena brought Neoplatonic ideas into Christian Theology and synthesized them into a Christian-based thought system, but remains outside the mainstream.
The mediaeval church, knowing that they could not prevent war, tried to minimize the effects of conflict by establishing binding rules for warfare.