1450 And 1700 Analysis

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During the period between 1450 and 1700, many people tried to aid the poor with charitable actions. Notable authors, clergymen, and politicians in this time period are encouraged to be charitable towards the poor. A Catholic priest in a sermon in France during the fifteenth century preaches to his congregation that giving during a prosperous time in your life is better than giving when you are in a desperate situation. As a catholic priest, he appeals to the Catholic desire to go to heaven upon death and explains to his congregation that giving in good health will help them getting into heaven and having a rich life there. By appealing to the idea of Heaven, the members in his sermon will willingly give more in times of good fortune as their

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