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A Real Case Against Christianity – Part 2

The Church also had a devastating impact upon artistic expression. According to orthodox Christianity, art should not serve simply as an individual’s creative exploration and expression, but should enhance and promote Christian values. Gregory the Great tore down marble statues of ancient Rome and turned them into lime. It was also common practice to take some of the architectural marbles and mosaics to adorn cathedrals all over Europe and as far away as Westminster Abbey in London. It`s no secret that the Church amassed inordinate wealth during the Dark Ages. Their theft included collecting revenues from imperial rulers, by confiscating …