Western Schism

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  • Western Church Schism Analysis

    In the Late Middle Ages, Europe was plagued with corruption on a large scale. The Catholic Church was suffering in a state of uncertainty and lack of a strong foundation and person of authority. The Great Schism of 1054 greatly affected Europe and the rest of the modern world. This great rift between the Eastern and Western Churches caused the rapid development of each side in different ways. What were the effects of this schism on the Eastern part of Europe? The Eastern Catholic Church refers to the Eastern Christian culture, traditions and the churches which developed on the Eastern side of the Great Schism of 1054. Romania, Greece, Serbia,Russia, Bulgaria, Georgia, the Balkans, Armenia, the Middle East, Asia Minor, Northeastern Africa…

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  • Church Corruption In The Middle Ages Essay

    the problems in Italy, Gregory XI ignorantly put frenchman in positions of power. This was a problem because the french didn't like the italians, and the feeling was mutual so the Italians decided to revolt and take control of their churches ("CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Gregory XI"). This shared distrust of one another between clergy and citizens caused the Great Schism in the power vacuum that appeared after the death of Gregory XI. During the Great Schism, John XXIII named himself Pope only…

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  • The Western Schism: Divide In The Catholic Church

    The Western Schism was a divide in the Catholic Church from the years 1378 to 1417. This divided caused three people to be the Pope at the same time in 1409. Not to be confused with the Great Schism in 1054 which created the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches. This division created tension in Europe as different countries supported different Popes. The divide happened because Pope Clement V moved to Avignon, a town in East France, in the early 1300s. Allowing the French king more control…

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  • The Great Schism: Differences Of Eastern And Western Christianity

    There are various versions of Christianity due to the different beliefs and views that people had, which in turn created the different branches within the religion. One example of this is the Great Schism. The Great Schism was the split between the Eastern and Western Christianity. This occurred after the centuries of progressive separation in which the two traditions developed their own distinctive forms. When it came to their differences, they ranged from minor to more contrasting…

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  • Catholic Church Influence

    It was at this time that the church first began it’s political views on everything, because of how much support it gained after the schism. If it weren’t for the East-West Schism “The Roman Catholic Church” would not be as politically involved as it is today, because of how much power the schism brought to the church, and basically gave to the Pope. “Among the saints, the Church venerates many men and women who served God through their generous commitment to politics and government. Among these,…

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  • The Great Train Robbery: Film Analysis

    Western’s a genre with a purpose For almost as long as the medium of filmmaking has existed so too has the Western first showcased in Edwin S. Porter film The Great Train Robbery. Though overall a simple film in retrospect the way in which it pushed the medium forward was revolutionary in containing a narrative. Cowboys are the initial American heroes of filmmaking which all others pull from; Westerns as a male focused genre the central genre trope of masculinity have been constructed on a…

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  • Comparison Of Stagecoach And The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    The following essay will compare the cinematic language of the two Western classics Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Sergio Leone, 1966) while analyzing the claim that both film respectably are pioneers of the Western genre during their times proven on the basis of their original work in editing and narrative, and its influence on other filmmakers. After a brief summary of both movies, I will continue with the analysis of both, in particular with the formal…

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  • The Big Lebowski Film Analysis

    The brothers Joel and Ethan Coen and Wes Anderson are known for their distinctive visual and thematic styles of film making. Although their respective films The Big Lebowski and The Royal Tenenbaums both have a unique style all their own they do share a theme. This shared narrative motif is a nostalgic yearning for, or perhaps even obsession, with the past. In The Big Lebowski this obsession with the past can be seen at the very beginning of the film as we follow a tumbling tumbleweed, an iconic…

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  • Western Film The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Western Film “For over forty years, from 1926 to 1967, Hollywood produced more Westerns than any other kind of film” (pg.243). The western film I chose was one of Sergio Leone’s famous trilogies, which included A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. These are known as Spaghetti Westerns. The film The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly takes place during the American Civil War and follows three men on the hunt for Confederate gold. Many westerns focus…

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  • The Searchers: Film Analysis

    coming from the back or the side of the main characters” (Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2014, section 6.4). Ultimately, the type of lighting has assessed the impact of high contrast and very deep shadows in many of the indoor/outdoor scenes to establish the western theme. ◦What are the benefits of the style of lighting used? The benefits of the lighting style used to enhance the hardness of life on the Western frontier, therefore, giving the movie viewers a real sense of the western time and its…

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