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Year 8 Religion: Hall of Fame

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Resource Level

We have graded each source in this Research Guide according to the following levels. 

Level 1

Brief, easy to read information which may be basic and use informal language. Newspaper articles are generally this level.

Level 2

Generally includes subject-specific language, provides additional reading and may provide additional background information.

Level 3

Typically, these will be longer in length, detailed and contain technical information.

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Charlemagne and the Carolingian revival- Kahn Academy 

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Pope Innocent III- Good men are almost always bad men 

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Pope Urban II orders the First Crusade (1095) 

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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History  

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Introduction to the Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther- Khan Academy 

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 Protestant Reformation- National Geographic 

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The Protestant Reformation- Crash Course 

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Introduction to the Protestant Reformation: Varieties of Protestantism- Khan Academy 

Learn about the varieties of Protestant religion that emerged from the Reformation. 

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The East West Schism- Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox 

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Great Schism or East-West Schism (Part 1)- Khan academy 

After the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th Century, division between the Latin Church in the West and the Greek-speaking church in the East widen over issues such as primacy of the Bishop of Rome, iconoclasm, filioque and the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor.

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Great Schism or East-West Schism (Part 2)- Khan Academy 

After hundreds of years of increasing division between the Latin Church led by the Pope in Rome and the Eastern. Greek church led by the Byzantine Emperor and the Patriarch of Constantinople, the Great Schism in 1054 marks the beginning of the formal division between what will be known as the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History 

In which John Green teaches you about the Crusades embarked upon by European Christians in the 12th and 13th centuries. Our traditional perception of the Crusades as European Colonization thinly veiled in religion isn't quite right. John covers the First through the Fourth Crusades, telling you which were successful, which were well-intentioned yet ultimately destructive, and which were just plain crazy.

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The Crusades- Khan Academy 

A series of videos that include: An introduction to the Crusades Part 1 and 2, Impact of the Crusades and Knights Templar.

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Catholic Counter-Reformation: Crash Course European History 

When the Protestant Reformation broke out in Western Europe, the Catholic Church got the message, at least a little bit. Pope Paul III called a council to look into reforming some aspects of the Catholic Church and try to stem the tide of competing Christian sects popping up all over the place. The Council of Trent changed some aspects of the organization, but doubled down on a lot of the practices that Martin Luther and other reformers had a problem with. Today you'll learn about the Council of Trent, the rise of the Jesuits, and Saint Teresa of Avila.

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The Council of Trent in 5 and a half minutes 

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