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Asunetus: Ignorance is Bliss

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199216505
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191711947 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0004
Asunetus: Ignorance is Bliss

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This chapter analyzes people's ignorance of catechism. It considers cases of parishioners who were barred from communion due to their ignorance of catechism. By about 1600, cases of rejection for ignorance were less common, and after 1610 they were quite rare.

Keywords: cathechism; communion; ignorance; rejection

Chapter.  10667 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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