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Synonyms for Albigenses

a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries

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It is clear that the Dominican Option has been a viable way of approaching various crises in the history of the Church's existence--from that of the Albigensian challenge in the Languedoc to the current difficulty of secularism.
(9) While sometimes repression of heresy was extreme, as is the case for the Albigensian Crusade, some scholars say that much anti-heretical legislation was mostly bluster, at least until the end of the thirteenth century: "Extant communal legislation against heretics often looks pro forma.
Dominic in France in 1206 by the Virgin Mary to combat the Albigensian heresy.
The kind of Catholicism that appealed most strongly to [Ford's] imagination was the Albigensian variety....
Just like the Catholics during the religious wars of the XVIth and XVIIth centuries against the Protestants, and before that in the XIIIth century against the Cathars in the Albigensian Crusade, and again during the Inquisition.
John France investigates the altered political environment produced by the Albigensian Crusade.
This view of orthodoxy will therefore change a Christian understanding of its own thought regarding heresy to something quite different than that of the church during, for example, the thirteenth-century Albigensian Crusade, which resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of people deemed heretical.
He initiated the Fourth Crusade and the Albigensian Crusade, but he soon lost control of both.
A few, like Alan Murray's 'Sex, Death and the Problem of Single Women in the Armies of the First Crusade' and 'The Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade' of Mark Pegg are actually social history, while Amanda Power's 'The Importance of Greeks in Latin Thought: The Evidence of Roger Bacon' is intellectual history.
208) This change begins to manifest itself in latter half of the mid-twelfth century, eventually giving rise to the Albigensian Crusade and the development of medieval inquisitorial practices.
Turning (European history, Arizona State U.) explores how as the French region of Languedoc came to be absorbed into the medieval Capetian kingdom in the wake of the Albigensian Crusade municipal, royal, and ecclesiastical officials struggled for jurisdiction over the population of the city of Toulouse, as well as how urban populations themselves engaged in these contestations through protests, revolts, and public engagement with the legal system, thereby playing a key role in the formation of the political and judicial structures of the 13th and 14th centuries.
Were any newborn to cry while I was immersed in a new take on the Albigensian Crusade, say, or the more wily than holy Thomas Becket, the mite would howl on, preferably in the garden shed.