Definition of Albigensianism

1. Noun. A Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; characterized by dualism (asserted the coexistence of two mutually opposed principles, one good and one evil); was exterminated for heresy during the Inquisition.

Exact synonyms: Catharism
Generic synonyms: Heresy, Unorthodoxy, Christian Religion, Christianity



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Albigenses
Albigensian
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Literary usage of Albigensianism

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1. The Time Is at Handby Charles Taze Russell by Charles Taze Russell (2000)
"The dreadful carnage at Beziers was accounted as the "visible judgment of heaven" on the heresy of albigensianism. The crusaders attended high mass in the ..."

2. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1882)
"The moral condition of Provence, where albigensianism held sway, was like Sodom and Gomorrah, as may be seen by the poetry of the troubadours; so that God's ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"... South, East and West, he is to-day: that his work and order. which have survived albigensianism, Protestantism, Rationalism, the fury of the Révolution, ..."

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