Heretics in the Middle Ages Author:Martin Erbstoesser Not a large-print edition, but does have exceptionally large print. — Discussion of the Heretics of the Christian Church, and their rejection of religious dogma and orthodox teachings, countered by their own alternative teachings, mostly supported by reference to the Bible and the early Church. In the Middle AGes, the hey-day of Heretics, they e... more »njoyed widespread popular support, and were able to exert a significant influence on the development of the Church.
The book includes the Paulician Movement, the Bogomil Movement, the Western European Heresies of the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries, through to the investiture struggle, including the Cathari, and the early days of the Poverty movement of the Waldenses. Finally, reviews the late-medieval heretical movements of Friar Dolcino, the Beguines, Heretics of the Free Spirit, mass movements of the late medieval Waldenses, and the English Lollards.« less