Cathars

   See Bogomils; Paulicians.

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  • Cathars — ♦ Dualist heretics active in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, mostly in southern France; the word derives from the Greek word catharos, pure . (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 360) Related terms: Albigensians …   Medieval glossary

  • Cathars — noun a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism • Syn: ↑Albigenses, ↑Cathari • Derivationally related forms: ↑Albigensian (for: ↑Albigenses) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Antonin Gadal — (1897 1962) was a French mystic and historian who dedicated his life to study of the Cathars in the south of France, their spirituality, beliefs and ideology.LifeGadal was born in 1877 in the Pyrenean town of Tarascon in the Ariege region in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Credentes — or Believers, were the ordinary followers of what became known as the Cathar or Albigensian movement, a Christian sect which flourished in western Europe during the 11th, 12th and 13th Centuries. Credentes constituted up the main part of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Brethren of the Free Spirit — The Brothers, or Brethren of the Free Spirit (Brüder und Schwestern des Freien Geistes), was a lay Christian movement which flourished in northern Europe in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Antinomian and individualist in outlook, it came into… …   Wikipedia

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