The Cathars: The Most Successful Heresy of the Middle Ages

The Cathars: The Most Successful Heresy of the Middle Ages

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by Sean Martin
     
 

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Catharism was the most successful heresy of the Middle Ages. Flourishing principally in Languedoc and Italy, the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, fasting, and nonviolence. Today, the mystique surrounding the Cathars is as strong as ever, and Sean Martin recounts their story and the myths associated… See more details below

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Catharism was the most successful heresy of the Middle Ages. Flourishing principally in Languedoc and Italy, the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, fasting, and nonviolence. Today, the mystique surrounding the Cathars is as strong as ever, and Sean Martin recounts their story and the myths associated with them in this book.

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ISBN-13:
9781842435687
Publisher:
Oldcastle Books
Publication date:
02/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
447,370
File size:
1 MB

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