Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition in Medieval Quercy (Hardback)Claire Taylor (author)
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This study deals with the cultural and political origins of the religious change. Its careful analysis offers a significant re-evaluation of the nature and social significance of religious dissidence, and of its protection and persecution in both the history and historiography of Catharism.
Dr Claire Taylor is Associate Professor, School of History, University of Nottingham.
Publisher: York Medieval Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 646 g
Dimensions: 239 x 161 x 29 mm
[Provides] a new model for approaching the subject. CRUSADES
Highly recommendable reading for all who are interested in medieval heresy. SEHEPUNKTE
Tightly focused and highly detailed. [...] Anyone interested in heresy and its repression will find this book essential reading. CATHOLIC HISTORICAL REVIEW
Heresy came late to Quercy. . . . Taylor is concerned to work out why this should have been so and brings to the task a thorough knowledge of the sources and the region and great acuity and intellectual tenacity. SPECULUM
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