A la masacre de los waldenses
en el Piamonte" Venga, Senor, los muertos que en despojos yacen dispersos en el frio alpino, pues fieles a un mandato tan divino heredaron del padre los hinojos.
received approval from Alexander III in 1179 and the Humiliati were founded in 1178.
were Christians who in the twelfth century renounced wealth in order to live the nomadic lives of itinerant preachers in France and Italy.
Tightly knit communities like the Waldenses
, the Unity of Czech Brethren, the Mennonites and the Quakers attacked the official Roman-Catholic perspective on war and violence as a sinful betrayal of Jesus Christ's message of non-resistance and unconditional love.
and similar heretics, some generations ago, did not blush to imitate these worldly and bestial philosophers, alleging that each man has the right shamelessly to copulate with women, like dogs.
He notes that, in the examples of Catharism, the Waldenses
, and Lollardy, dissident religious thinking, in a preprint era, was disseminated quite successfully and the crucial factor was "state oppression": Luther, he notes, "received political backing and protection" (68).
He sees the spirit of Protestant doctrine passing from Waldenses
to Albigenses, from Wycliffe to Hieronymus von Prag and Jan Hus, from Luther in Germany to Zwingli in Zurich, from Oecolampadius in Basel to Capito in Strasburg, ending at Calvin's reformed Church in Geneva.
Bien ecrit, bien organise, enrichi d'illustrations, de cartes geographiques et d'un index fort utiles, Waldenses
dewait plaire aussi bien au grand public qu'aux specialistes des grandes heresies medievales.
took their name from a certain Valdesius, a well to do citizen of Lyon, who saw the light and after providing for his family, divested himself of his worldly goods following the advice of Jesus to the rich young man (Matthew 19:21).
Though the Catholic faith was widespread in Europe by the thirteenth century, there were heretical groups such as the Cathars and the Waldenses
Above a hundred thousand Albigenses in France; many thousands of the Waldenses
, there, and in Italy; the like in Germany of the Bohemians .
The Anabaptists, Waldenses
, Lollards, and other groups all held similar non-saluting beliefs.
Mn Yellow Back Radio Reed identifies his Vodoun hero with a gnostic idea of the devil and his uprising with that of the Albigenses and Waldenses
(YBR 164-65, 151).