A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea

By Henry Charles Lea

Original 12 months of publication: 1887

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Henry Charles Lea's 3 quantity The heritage of the Inquisition of the center Ages remains to be extensively seemed through students within the box as one of many amazing works of scholarship at the topic. In quantity 1, Lea provides heritage information regarding the Inquisition - the occasions which happened to instructed the church to set up the Inquisition, the information concerning the position of the church and govt in society and man's dating to different males, the church, his executive, and God that allowed the Inquisition to turn into validated, and the shape that the Inquisition took the place it was once brought. quantity 2 seems on the Inquisition intimately for a couple of geographic components (Languedoc, France, Italy, Germany, Bohemia, etc.). In quantity three, Lea offers with chosen facets, similar to the witch trials, of the Inquisition. even supposing each one quantity is ready 550 pages, Lea didn't exhaust his wisdom of the topic of the Inquisition, writing concerning the subject in different different volumes, together with yet now not restricted to, Superstition and Force, The historical past of the Inquisition in Spain, The background of the Inquisition within the Spanish Dependencies, and The heritage of Sacerdotal Christianity.

NB: This PDF has all 3 volumes - that's the way it was once published. the image of the canopy specifying merely quantity one is deceptive, although it's the professional hide from the publisher.

Source: Retail PDF through library. now not marked as retail due to removing of watermarks and navigation on the most sensible of every web page, yet nonetheless retail caliber.

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Lib. vi. 38 THE CHURCH. ging and imposture, peddling false relics and false miracles. This was a pest which had afflicted the Church ever since the rise of monachism in the fourth century, and it continued unabated. Though there were holy and saintly men among these ghostly tramps, yet were they all subjected to common abhorrence. * It was not that earnest efforts were lacking to restore the neglected monastic discipline. Individual monasteries were constantly being reformed, to sink back after a time into relaxation and indulgence.

63; xiii. 158; xv. 3; Supplement. 187, 224, 228, 243. Of. Arnold. Lubecens. vi. 18; vii. 12, 13; and Vaissette, Hist. Gen, de Languedoc, IV. 80 (ed. 1742). For details of clerical immunity, see the author’s “Studies in Church History,” 2d edition, 1883. † Concil, ap. Campinacum ann. 1238, c. 1, 6. THE MONASTIC ORDERS. 35 of the age, and their virtues suffered proportionally. At this period they were rapidly obtaining exemption from episcopal jurisdiction and subjecting themselves immediately to Rome.

III. Regest, i. 386, 476, 483, 499; v. 159; viii. 12; ix. 209; xm. 132; xv. —Pet. Cantor. Verb, abbrev. cap. —Gerhohi Lib. de Ædificio Dei cap. 33; Ejusd. Exposit. in Psalm. Ixiv. cap. —Chron. S. Trudon. Libb. —Hist. Vezeliacens. Libb. ii -Iiv—Chron. Senoniens. Libb. — Cæsar. Heisterbac. Dial. Mirac. Dist. IV. cap. 65-67. ” DEMORALIZATION OF MONACHI8M. 37 penance. Gregory assented, and ordered his chief cook to do the service, secretly instructing him that if, when the axe was raised, Gerbald shrank or wavered, he was to strike without mercy, but if the penitent was firm, then he was to announce that he was spared.

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