Catharism

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a Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries

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By the time we ended up in Cathar country in the Languedoc region, traversing through scenic rolling farmland and hay and sunflower fields, I was emotionally and spiritually spent.
Lambert maps Cathar movement from Bulgaria across the Rhineland, Italy, Languedoc, to the north, and on to Bosnia.
But Carcassonne's bastide also has its origins in the Cathar heresy that spread throughout Languedoc early in the thirteenth century.
This forgotten Cathar religion may have untold knowledge to the status of the grail, and author Andre Douzet pieces together what may be the answer to an ancient historical puzzle.
However, I remain unconvinced by Garratt's assertion that Miranda's "sense of guilt over Cathar s sacrifice" is "part of the Anglo-Irish consciousness" (80).
In this he adds a perspective that grounds the story of the Cathar heretics of Southern France and their supporters and opponents.
Her Cathar faith is considered a heresy by the Catholic Church.
Located in the heart of the Languedoc, where the Albigensian Crusade pitted Roman Catholic Christians against Cathar Christians in the first haft of the 13th century, it is not surprising that Rennes-le-Chateau's very old chapel should be dedicated to the Magdalene.
This foundational church doctrine, denied by Cathar heretics driven from Orvieto earlier in the century, was especially promoted and protected by the Dominican order, which ran a prestigious studium generale (school of theology) in the city, and whose mission was particularly characterized by an anti-heretical, pro-papal, and prosacramental stance.
Discerning the True Heresy: An Examination of Three Historical Perversions and Myths Surrounding the Cathar Religion.
He came home seven and a half lengths clear of the favourite, Berthram, in the pounds 9,168 event with David Dunsdon's mount, Cathar, last of the three finishers.
Although there are no primary source materials by Cathar adherents, this book is written in an active voice, with an affirmative attitude redolent of certitude.
By 1160 Cathar congregations had sprung up throughout Europe: in Languedoc, Provence, and Lombardy they constituted an alternative church with bishops, cult, and a hierarchy of believers.
East are addressed to the writings of Peter Abelard: Peter Biller assesses the attractiveness of Catharism to women, and specifically of Cathar beliefs about the nature of the body; Rosalynn Voaden offers an analysis of Margery Kempe's preoccupation with her sexuality; and the remaining three essays, by Alcuin Blamires, A.
The American Humanist Association joined in one of the supportive amicus briefs with the Unitarian Universalist Association, Americans for Religious Liberty, the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, the Society for Humanistic Judaism, the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations, the Cathar Church, and twenty nine clergy and scholars representing Unitarian Universalist, Episcopal, United Methodist, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, Jewish, Catholic, and Baptist traditions.