Righteous Persecution: Inquisition, Dominicans, and Christianity in the Middle Ages


Christine Caldwell Ames

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Page count: 320 pages

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Language: English

Inquisitors from the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, crafted and promoted Christian meanings for their persecution of heresy in medieval Europe. With a mixture of existing religious beliefs, new interpretations, and responses to criticism, Dominicans shaped a medieval Christianity that permitted—or demanded—inquisitorial repression.