The Inquisition: Hammer of Heresy
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The Inquisition: Hammer of Heresy

by Edward Burman
     
 
This panoramic study offers the general reader a description and interpretation of the Inquisition and its methods based on two essential moments in its history: the gradual establishment of the Holy Office and its dramatic reflowering three hundred years later. Such an opportunity shows how the Inquisition functioned as an elastic response to heretical and political

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This panoramic study offers the general reader a description and interpretation of the Inquisition and its methods based on two essential moments in its history: the gradual establishment of the Holy Office and its dramatic reflowering three hundred years later. Such an opportunity shows how the Inquisition functioned as an elastic response to heretical and political pressure, and how its power was in direct proportion to specific geographical and temporal needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880299091
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/15/1990
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.03(d)

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