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History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the French Revolution — Volume 2 - James MacCaffrey

History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the French Revolution — Volume 2

Author James MacCaffrey

  • Published: 1935-01-01
  • Category: Christianity

Description

The fifteenth century may be regarded as a period of transition from the ideals of the Middle Ages to those of modern times. The world was fast becoming more secular in its tendencies, and, as a necessary result, theories and principles that had met till then with almost universal acceptance in literature, in art, in education, and in government, were challenged by many as untenable.