The Crusades involved the Latin/Catholic powers in western Europe, the Byzantine/Orthodox powers in eastern Europe, and various Muslim states such as Turks, Syrians, and Egyptians. In 1054, the Latin and Byzantine empires ended their alliance because of several political and religious issues. What was NOT one of them?

Answer Literal interpretation of the Bible

The authority of the pope, the nature of the Holy Spirit, and the location of borders were all factors in the split between Eastern and Western Christian kingdoms. The literal interpretation did not become a major question until centuries later.

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