A Historical Analysis of the Medieval Inquisition

Reading Time: 10 minutes By Emily Evans, Holy Apostles College In the thirteenth century, there arose a dangerous heresy, Catharism, also known as Albigensianism, which spread rapidly in Southern France and even in parts of Germany as well. This gnostic Manicheistic heresy preached that the universe is perpetually in a battleground between the good god and the evil god, where they saw the material world as inherently evil. From this, then, the Cathars believed that the ultimate goal of

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