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Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation, 3rd Edition

Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation, 3rd Edition

Malcolm Lambert

ISBN: 978-0-631-22276-7

Aug 2002

504 pages

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$66.95

Description

For the third edition, this comprehensive history of the great heretical movements of the Middle Ages has been updated to take account of recent research in the field.
Part I: The Beginnings.

1. The Problem with Heresy.

2. The Revival of Heresy in the West: The Eleventh Century.

Part II: The Twelfth Century.

3. Orthodox Reform and Heresy.

4. Heretical Preachers and the Rise of Catharism.

5. The Waldensians and the Deepening Crisis.

Part III: Heresy and the Church.

6. The Counter-Attack: Innocent III to Innocent IV.

7. The Cathars.

8. The Waldensians After the Conference of Bergamo.

9. Tension and Insecurity: Gregory X to John XXII.

10. Inquisition and Abuse.

11. Spiritual Franciscans and Heretical Joachimites.

Part IV: Evangelical Heresy in the Late Middle Ages.

12. Church and Society: Benedict XII to Eugenius IV.

13. John Wycliff.

14. The English Lollards.

15. The Bohemian Reform Movement.

16. Politics and Hussitism, 1409-1419.

17. Success and Failure: From the Defenestration to the Agreement at Jihlava.

18. The Unitas Fratum and the Development of Confessions.

19. Medieval Heresy and the Reformation.

20. Heresy and Reform.


  • New edition of this highly successful history of heretical movements.

  • Adds comment and summary on new work on the eleventh-century emergence of heresy.

  • Remodels parts of the chapters on the Cathars, the Waldensians after 1218, and the Lollards.

  • Updates the suggestions for introductory and further reading.