Name Instructor Course Date Monasticism and Feudalism Monasticism is a religious practice where an individual fully dedicates his or her life into the spiritual work. It is practiced in many churches including the Catholic and Orthodox churches. On the other hand feudalism is about people working and fighting for the rich who would give them land as a form of payment during the Middle Ages in Europe. The weak noblemen gave up their lands to the strong highly-trained military who would offer them protection in return. To mean land was used take care of the sick and give food to the needy an art influenced by monasticism. The translation of the Bible into various languages today is another influence from the movement. In the society today those that want to join the military still go for training and offer protection to the state as it was in feudalism. Works cited Johnston William M. Encyclopedia Of Monasticism. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn 2000. Print. Nagle Jeanne. Feudalism. Britannica Educational Publishing 2014. Print. Taylor Henry Osborn. The Medieval Mind. Auckland: The Floating Press 2014 Print. [...]
Discuss monasticism and feudalism in your own words, and how they shaped society during the middle ages. Use the definitions from the text as the base for your discussion. Are there any influences in our society today that have evolved from each of those two movements? Be specific by giving examples.