The Reformation and Counter-Reformation definitely changed that! Even the Roman Catholic Church should thank Martin and company for their contribution there...
Monday, January 27, 2014
Ignorance is...well, just ignorance
Not only was the medieval public lacking in Christian commitment; the same was true of the rank-and-file clergy. In fact given how ignorant the clergy were, it is no surprise that their parishioners knew so little. The Triumph of Christianity, page 260