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Medieval Heresy

Malcolm Lambert
Medieval Heresy

Medieval Heresy

Malcolm Lambert

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This comprehensive introduction to popular heretical movements in the Middle Ages spans the period from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation. The author aims to show how monolithic catholicism was being constantly undermined by popular religious pluralism. He shows how dissent entwined itself with orthodox views to to produce a cauldron of creepy religious cocktails. Various facets of the popular movements, dualist, charismatic, mystical and evangelical, are touched upon. The book also describes the efforts of orthodox churchmen to contain reforms and enthusiasms.

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This comprehensive introduction to popular heretical movements in the Middle Ages spans the period from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation. The author aims to show how monolithic catholicism was being constantly undermined by popular religious pluralism. He shows how dissent entwined itself with orthodox views to to produce a cauldron of creepy religious cocktails. Various facets of the popular movements, dualist, charismatic, mystical and evangelical, are touched upon. The book also describes the efforts of orthodox churchmen to contain reforms and enthusiasms.
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Malcolm Lambert

Malcolm Lambert was Reader in Medieval History at the University of Bristol until 1991 when he retired to devote himself to writing and research. His previous books are "Franciscan Poverty "(1961, reissued 1998) and "The Cathars "(paperback edition, 1998). He is now working on a history of the Conversion of Britain.

Table Of Contents

  • Part 1 The Beginnings: The Problem Of Heresy
  • The Revival Of Heresy In The West - The 11th Century. Part 2 The 12th
  • Century: Orthodox Reform And Heresy
  • Heretical Preachers And The Rise Of Catharism
  • The Waldensians And The Deepening Crisis. Part 3 Heresy And The Church:
  • The Counter-attack - Innocent Iii To Innocent Iv
  • The Cathars
  • The Waldensians And The Conference Of Bergamo
  • Tension And Insecurity - Gregory X To John Xxii
  • Inquisition And Abuse
  • Spiritual Franciscans And Heretical Joachimites. Part 4 Evangelical Heresy
  • In The Late Middle Ages: Church And Society - Benedict Xii To Eugenius Iv
  • John Wyclif
  • The English Lollards
  • The Bohemian Reform Movement
  • Politics And Hussitism, 1409-1419
  • Success And Failure - From The Defenestration To The Agreement At Jihlava
  • The Unitas Fratrum And The Development Of Confessions
  • Medieval Heresies And The Reformation
  • Reflections.

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  • Catalogue Code 87508
  • Product Code 0631174311
  • EAN 9780631174318
  • Pages 50
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Aug 1992
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.748kg

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