9780631224976

Waldenses : Rejections of Holy Church in Medieval Europe

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    9780631224976

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    0631224971

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-08
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This is the first one-volume scholarly account in English of the Waldenses - a movement comprising various forms of religious dissidence and self-expression that was founded in the late twelfth century.

Author Biography

Euan Cameron is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is author of The European Reformation (1991) and editor of Early Modern Europe: An Oxford History (1999) and has published a number of journal articles on heresy and the Reformation. His first book on Waldensian heresy, The Reformation of the Heretics, was published in 1984.

Table of Contents

List of Plates
viii
List of Maps
ix
Preface x
Introduction 1(1)
Waldenses and the Catholic Church
2(1)
The Changing Shape of the Sources
3(2)
Some Questions Arising
5(6)
Part I The First Phase
Before Heresy: Valdesius and the Poor Brethren at Lyon to 1184
11(12)
Poverty and Bible Reading (c. 1170--c. 1177)
11(4)
The Instinct to Preach (1177--1179)
15(2)
Explicit Rejection of Dualist Heresy (1180--1181)
17(2)
Dispersal and Condemnation at Verona (1182--1184)
19(4)
Disobedient Preachers, 1184--c. 1210
23(13)
Preachers Despite the Church
24(4)
The Assault on Catharism
28(2)
The Way of Life of the Travelling Preachers
30(3)
More Radical Opposition to Church Teachings
33(1)
The Disputation at Pamiers and the Conversion of Durand
34(2)
The Lombard `Poor in Spirit', c. 1205--c. 1240
36(13)
A Milieu Saturated with Anti-clerical Dissent
37(1)
`Lombards' and `Leonists'
38(2)
Organization of the Poor in Lombardy
40(2)
Manual Labour among the Lombard Poor
42(1)
The Conference of Bergamo
43(2)
Lombard Beliefs and Teachings
45(4)
The Reconciliations with Rome, 1208--1212
49(21)
Durand of Osca and his Propositum Vitae
50(3)
The Penitents of Elne Diocese
53(1)
Papal Protection and Disappearance
54(1)
Bernardus Primus: The `Reconciled Poor' Working Religious
55(2)
Some Unanswered Questions
57(13)
Part II The Age of Inquisition, Thirteenth to Fifteenth Centuries
Introduction: The Impact of Organized Inquisitorial Activity
63(7)
Waldenses in Occitan France, c.1220--1320
70(26)
Southern France in the Mid-thirteenth Century
71(7)
The `Brethren' in Burgundy and the Languedoc, c.1280--1320
78(9)
The `Poor of Christ' at Pamiers: Raymond de Sainte-Foy and Jean de Lorraine
87(5)
The Inquisitor Bernard Gui and the Waldenses
92(4)
Germany and Eastern Europe
96(55)
The Earliest Evidence from Germany
97(4)
The Austrian Waldenses, c. 1265--1315
101(11)
The German Waldenses in Bohemia and Moravia in the Early Fourteenth Century
112(6)
The Austrian Brethren and their Defectors, 1368
118(7)
The Waldenses Before the Great Conversions of the 1390s
125(14)
Prosecution and Persuasion: The Late Fourteenth-century Inquisitions
139(5)
The German Waldenses meet the Hussite Movement
144(7)
The Southwestern Alps
151(60)
Piedmont: Martin Pastre and the `Men of Recognition', c.1335
155(5)
The Waldenses in their `Heartlands' from 1387 Onwards
160(8)
Charismatic Individual Leaders in Piedmont, c.1370--1395
168(8)
The Dauphine, 1360s--1487
176(17)
Crusade and Rehabilitation in the Dauphine, 1487--1509
193(7)
The Migrant Communities: Calabria, Apulia, Provence
200(11)
Part III The Alpine Waldenses Confront the Reformation
Introduction: The End of Heresy?
209(2)
The Alpine Barbes and their Culture, c.1520--1530
211(21)
The Pastorate: The Evidence of Georges Morel and Pierre Griot
212(4)
The `Waldensian Books'
216(10)
The Puzzle of Hussite Influence
226(6)
The Encounters of 1530--1532 and their Outcomes
232(32)
The Correspondence of Georges Morel and the Reformers
233(7)
1532
240(6)
The Propositions of Angrogna
246(7)
The Farels and their Circle from 1533 Onwards
253(5)
The Luberon and its Sufferings, 1530--1550
258(6)
Calvin's Geneva takes over in Piedmont, 1555--1565
264(21)
The Mission of Vernou and Lauversat, 1555
264(3)
Churches Built and Ministers Sent
267(4)
Threats and Intercession: International Interest
271(3)
The War of the Edict of Nice
274(4)
The French Wars of Religion in the Dauphine
278(2)
Pastors and Flocks in a `Heretical' Community
280(5)
Epilogue: The Waldenses as Persecuted Martyrs and the `True Church' 285(12)
Conclusions and Reflections 297(7)
Bibliography 304(15)
Index 319

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