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Reform - Survey of the Great Reform Movements
(14,544 words)

Part of Reform:

1. Reform Movements in the Church

2. Survey of the Great Reform Movements

A. Carolingian Reform

The Carolingian Reform denotes the efforts proceeding directly from the ruling house in the 8th and 9th centuries, or at least promoted by it, to rid of their shortcomings and depravities the Church institutions, the inner life of the Church, the morals of the Christian people and also the worldly sector of the corpus christianum, and to subject them to t…

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Hubert Anton, Jean Leclercq, Friedrich Kempf, Giuseppe Alberigo and Piergiorgio Camaiani, “Reform - Survey of the Great Reform Movements”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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