Discussion Board 2 : Art in the service of religion

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In Chapter 15, the author discusses the early images of Christ, and the influence of Greek and Roman art on Christian art.

Architecture greatly influences the growth of Christianity, as seen in this chapter in various cathedrals, particularly Chartres Cathedral.

Watch Part 1 of the Smart History video from Khan Academy through this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8QRG-Xc6oU.

If the link is broken, paste it into your browser. This section is 5:51 minutes in length. Now answer the following questions:

  1. What is the relic of Chartres Cathedral ?
  2. Why would people travel long distances to see a relic?
  3. What is a pilgrimage?
  4. After the great fire in Chartres Cathedral, what happened to the relic?
  5. What are some of the main differences between the Romanesque cathedral and the Gothic cathedral architecture?

Now watch Part 2 of this program by selecting the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN5XRW7T0cc

If the link is broken, paste it into your browser. This section is 3.24 minutes in length. Now answer the following questions:

  1. Describe the impact of the stanied glass windows in the interior of the church.
  2. What particular elements of the architecture make the Gothic glass windows feasible?
  3. In your opinion, how does art serve religion in our own time?

After responding to the questions above, make at least one response to a classmate's comments to receive full credit.*

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Hi dude remember to include your colleagues response to receive full credit

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1. What is the relic of Chartres Cathedral?
The relic in Chartres Cathedral is believed to be a tunic belonging to Mary, the mother of Jesus.
It is believed it is the tunic she wore while giving birth to Christ. The relic is supposed to have
special spiritual powers. Relics are believed to have protective powers. It survived a fire in 1194
AD miraculously.
2. Why would people travel long distances to see a relic?
People travel long distances to see a relic because they want to pay homage to the relics.
Relics, are associated with special spiritual powers that help people who revere the relics.
People usually have spiritual and human needs tha...

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