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why did the sale of indulgences become a critical issue during the renaissance but not during the middle ages

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Because the Pope stepped up the sales of indulgences in order to get $ to pay for his wars and building. In medieval times, people accepted the authority of the Church without question. Influenced by Renaissance thought, people began to look critically at questionable church practices.

answered 4 years ago by anonymous

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