Albigensianism


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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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On the one hand, the first rise of the universities before the Dominican tutelage of the Sorbonne paralleled that of Albigensianism. On the other hand, the path of Arabic Aristotelianism, which ran from Toledo to Paris, at least until 1209 crossed Albigensian territories.
In the third century, Catholicism met the challenge of Manes, the father of Manicheism, only to come face to face with Catharism in the eleventh century, Albigensianism in the twelfth, and Puritanism in the sixteenth.
Catharism, Albigensianism, and Puritanism are all variants on this same theme, in that each in its own way denies the dignity of the human person and the grandeur of God's creation.