Everyman: Morality Play

What was the description of the clergy?

What was the description of the clergy

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This is a very broad question.... description? In looking at the clergy or religious institution, Everyman illustrates the change in the way material wealth was seen within the church. An institution, which once turned away from material wealth and focused on charity suddenly changed its course and began building cathedrals at the expense of the poor.... amassing wealth and concerning itself with profit. This included the idea of penitence accompanied by the offering of material gifts, as a sign of contrition. This description alludes to the clergy's desire for wealth and property.... status, as opposed to their religious duties.