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Heresy and Literacy, 1000-1530

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ISBN-10: 0521575761

ISBN-13: 9780521575768

Edition: 1996

Authors: Peter Biller, Anne Hudson, Alastair Minnis, Patrick Boyde, John Burrow

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This book explores connections between literacy and heresy in late medieval Europe. The contributors consider the importance of the written word among the main pre-Lutheran popular heresies in a wide range of European countries.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/6/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Heresy and literacy: earlier history of the theme
Literacy and the making of heresy c.1000-c.1150
Wisdom from the East: the reception by the Cathars of Eastern dualist texts
The Cathars of Languedoc and written materials
Italian Catharism and written culture
Heresy and literacy: evidence of the thirteenth-century exempla
The literacy of Waldensianism from Valdes to c.1400
Waldensian books
Waldensians in the Dauphine (1400-1530): from dissidence in texts to dissidence in practice
Were the Waldensians more literate than their contemporaries (1460-1560)?
Writing and resistance among Beguins of Languedoc and Catalonia
Religious reading amongst the laity in France in the fifteenth century
Laicus litteratus: the paradox of Lollardy
Literacy and heresy in Hussite Bohemia
Heterodoxy, literacy and print in the early German Reformation
Literacy, heresy, history and orthodoxy: perspectives and permutations for the later Middle Ages