Essay: Religion in Early Europe
It is also worthy to note that women were not allowed to lead in church ceremonies but this changed to make women feel more accepted in the congregation. Most of the beliefs of the pagans those thought to be completely unchristian were completely abolished. Some of the bible teachings about marriage in the bible were not enforced in Europe. A man should pay dowry to the parents of the woman he is marrying but since this concept was not common in the Western world, thus it was ignored. These included the worship of idols and some types of offerings.
It was a great idea to allow some of the beliefs of the natives had to be incorporated into Christianity, for this could have led to more serious collisions, which could have led to the failure of the missionaries. Since the lord knew that one day this was to happen he had prepared the missionaries spiritually to enable them to tackle the challenges. Although there was a communication barrier initially, these men of God were patient enough to learn the native’s language.