Role of Christianity in civilization

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The role of Christianity in civilization has been intricately intertwined with the history and formation of Western society.wikipedia
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Western culture

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Throughout its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for art, culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion. The cathedrals of that age remain among the most iconic feats of architecture produced by Western civilization.
Christianity, including the Roman Catholic Church, Protestantism the Eastern Orthodox Church, and Oriental Orthodoxy, has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization since at least the 4th century, as did Judaism.

History of Christianity

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Throughout its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for art, culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion.

Christian Church

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Throughout its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for art, culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion.

History of Western civilization

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The role of Christianity in civilization has been intricately intertwined with the history and formation of Western society.

Catholic Church

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The early followers of Jesus, including Saints Paul and Peter carried this new theology concerning Jesus throughout the Roman Empire and beyond, sowing the seeds for the development of the Catholic Church, of which Saint Peter is remembered as the first Pope.
The Catholic Church was the dominant influence on Western civilisation from Late Antiquity to the dawn of the modern age.

Christendom

Art of Europe

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Throughout its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for art, culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion.

Western philosophy

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Throughout its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for art, culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion.

Vice

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In various ways it has sought to affect Western attitudes to vice and virtue in diverse fields.

Virtue

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In various ways it has sought to affect Western attitudes to vice and virtue in diverse fields.

Easter

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Festivals like Easter and Christmas are marked as public holidays; the Gregorian Calendar has been adopted internationally as the civil calendar; and the calendar itself is measured from the date of Jesus's birth.

Christmas

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Festivals like Easter and Christmas are marked as public holidays; the Gregorian Calendar has been adopted internationally as the civil calendar; and the calendar itself is measured from the date of Jesus's birth.

Civil calendar

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Festivals like Easter and Christmas are marked as public holidays; the Gregorian Calendar has been adopted internationally as the civil calendar; and the calendar itself is measured from the date of Jesus's birth.

Jesus

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Festivals like Easter and Christmas are marked as public holidays; the Gregorian Calendar has been adopted internationally as the civil calendar; and the calendar itself is measured from the date of Jesus's birth.

Literacy

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Church scholars preserved literacy in Western Europe following the Fall of the Western Roman Empire.

Western Europe

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Church scholars preserved literacy in Western Europe following the Fall of the Western Roman Empire.

Middle Ages

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During the Middle Ages, the Church rose to replace the Roman Empire as the unifying force in Europe.

Roman Empire

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During the Middle Ages, the Church rose to replace the Roman Empire as the unifying force in Europe.

Cathedral

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The cathedrals of that age remain among the most iconic feats of architecture produced by Western civilization.

Christianity in the Middle Ages

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The university is generally regarded as an institution that has its origin in the Medieval Christian setting, born from Cathedral schools.

Renaissance art

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The Reformation brought an end to religious unity in the West, but the Renaissance masterpieces produced by Catholic artists like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael at that time remain among the most celebrated works of art ever produced.

Michelangelo

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The Reformation brought an end to religious unity in the West, but the Renaissance masterpieces produced by Catholic artists like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael at that time remain among the most celebrated works of art ever produced.

Leonardo da Vinci

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The Reformation brought an end to religious unity in the West, but the Renaissance masterpieces produced by Catholic artists like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael at that time remain among the most celebrated works of art ever produced.