Waldenses: Rejections of Holy Church in Medieval Europe / Edition 1

Waldenses: Rejections of Holy Church in Medieval Europe / Edition 1

by Euan Cameron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631224971

ISBN-13: 9780631224976

Pub. Date: 02/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This is the first one-volume scholarly account in English of the Waldenses - a movement comprising various forms of religious dissidence and self-expression that was founded in the late twelfth century.

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This is the first one-volume scholarly account in English of the Waldenses - a movement comprising various forms of religious dissidence and self-expression that was founded in the late twelfth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631224976
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/16/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
785,116
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates viii

List of Maps ix

Preface x

Introduction 1

Waldenses and the Catholic Church 2

The Changing Shape of the Sources 3

Some Questions Arising 5

Part I The First Phase

1 Before Heresy: Valdesius and the Poor Brethren at Lyon to 1184 11

2 Disobedient Preachers, 1184-c.1210 23

3 The Lombard ‘Poor in Spirit’, c.1205-1240 36

4 The Reconciliations with Rome, 1208-1212 49

Part II The Age of Inquisition, Thirteenth to fifteenth Centuries

Introduction: The impact of Organized Inquisitorial Activity 63

5 Waldenses in Occitan France, c.1220-1320 70

6 Germany and Eastern Europe 96

7 The Southwestern Alps 151

Part III The Alpine Waldenses Confront the Reformation

Introduction: The End of Heresy? 209

8 The Alpine Barbes and their Culture, c.1520-1530 211

9 The Encounters of 1530-1532 and their Outcomes 232

10 Calvin’s Geneva takes over in Piedmont, 1555-1565 264

Epilogue: The Waldenses as Persecuted Martyrs and the ‘True Church’ 285

Conclusions and Reflections 297

Bibliography 304

Index 319

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