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They controlled the status of the persons soul. Do what I say or you will be smited by god and go to hell when you die.

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Q: How did the priests keep the power in theocracies?
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Why can the sumerian city-states be called theocracies?

In a number of the Sumerian City-States, the priests wielded direct political power. This would make them theocracies.


Why can the sumerians city-states be called theocracies?

In a number of the Sumerian City-States, the priests wielded direct political power. This would make them theocracies.


Who has the power in theocracies?

The Leaders of the church have the power, and is derived from God.


How do theocracies get their power?

By the will of God, Rising through the ranks of that religion.


Who has the power of theocracies?

"Theocracy" means that religious leaders have the power.


Who had the power in Mesopotamia and why?

the priests had the power allthough they had kings and stuff, everyone had to listen to the priests. they where like gods on earth


How are democracies and theocracies alike?

There not :[


What government is ruled by God or higher power?

There is no government ruled directly by a god. There are governments ruled by priests who believe that they represent a god, these governments are called "theocracies". In certain ancient cultures, such as ancient Egypt, the people believed their ruler to be a god, so in a way they were ruled by an appointed god.


What are the powers of the parish priests?

priests do not necessarily have "power" they are there to serve the people who are members of the church


What are some of the accusations that Martin Luther makes against the church and its abuse of power?

Priests accepting indulgences. Priests having children. Priests valuing money even though they took a vow of poverty. Priests abusing their power.


How is power distributed in a theocracy?

Among priests.


What duties did priests have?

They worked to keep the provinces running smoothly

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