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The clergy consisted of the Pope (Top), Cardinals (princes of the church and electors of the pope), Bishop (overseers of the dioceses), and Priest (lowest and served at each parish). The clergy were the intermediaries between the laity and God and their most important job was to ensure proper following of the sacraments . The seven sacraments were the backbone of the medieval Church and were one of the many beliefs that cause the split among the reformers and the clergy. Many of the reformers came from the clergy. One such reformer, would later form the Lutheran church, his name was Martin Luther (1483-1546 C.E.).
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Thus began earliest foundations of denominationalism. The first real, organized Christian “denominations” occurred in 1054 C.E., when something called the Western-Eastern Schism, or the Great Schism, occurred. This schism, or split, in the Church happened after many years of disagreements between the Roman church, which led western Christianity and the Constantinople church, which led the eastern (Greek) church bodies. The Great Schism caused ... ... middle of paper ... ...ld. Nov. 1 2004: n.p.
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