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Heresy and the Making of European Culture: Medieval and Modern Perspectives

Religion


by
Andrew P. Roach (Editor) and James R. Simpson (Editor)

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 504 pages

File size: 17.3 MB

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Language: English


Scholars and analysts looking for the roots of the extraordinary creativity and innovation found in Europe from the Middle Ages have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy. The papers collected here – reflecting the disciplines of history, literature, theology, philosophy, economics and law – examine the intellectual and social investments characteristic of both deliberate religious dissent such as among the Cathars of Languedoc, the Balkan Bogomils, the Hussites of Bohemia and the attempts to police or eradicate it, such as the Inquisition.

Scholars and analysts looking for the roots of the extraordinary creativity and innovation found in Europe from the Middle Ages have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy. The papers collected here – reflecting the disciplines of history, literature, theology, philosophy, economics and law – examine the intellectual and social investments characteristic of both deliberate religious dissent such as among the Cathars of Languedoc, the Balkan Bogomils,… (more)

Scholars and analysts looking for the roots of the extraordinary creativity and innovation found in Europe from the Middle Ages have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy. The papers collected here – reflecting the disciplines of history, literature, theology, philosophy, economics and law – examine the intellectual and social investments characteristic of both deliberate religious dissent such as among the Cathars of Languedoc, the Balkan Bogomils, the Hussites of Bohemia and the attempts to police or eradicate it, such as the Inquisition.

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