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Author Välimäki, Reima, author

Title Heresy in late medieval Germany : the inquisitor Petrus Zwicker and the Waldensians / Reima Välimäki
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY, USA : A York Medieval Press publication in association with The Boydell Press, 2019
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Series Heresy and inquisition in the Middle Ages ; volume 6
Heresy and inquisition in the Middle Ages ; v. 6
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Author's Note; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Earlier research; Sources and how to read them; 1 Petrus Zwicker and the Career of an Inquisitor at the Turn of the Fifteenth Century; 2 The Inquisitor Writes; The Refutatio errorum: a draft-like treatise on Waldensians; Different redactions of the Refutatio errorum; Structure of the Refutatio errorum; On purgatory; Boethius and Pseudo-Ezekiel; The Cum dormirent homines: polemical biblicism; Auctoritas and authorities in late medieval culture; New institutions
Appendix 4: Inquisitors' Manuals of St Florian and LinzAppendix 5: Collation of Formularies in St Florian, MS XI 234 and Würzburg, UB MS M. ch. f. 51; Bibliography; Index
From polemics to pastoral theology: Ulrich von PottensteinJohlín of Vodňany: preaching and propaganda against Waldensians in Bohemia; 5 The Dissidents, the Clergy and the Church; Virgin Mary venerated and denigrated; The clergy devalued, the clergy elevated; The worst priest and the holiest layman; The absence of the Schism; Epilogue: The Consolation of Inquisition; Appendix 1: Manuscript Descriptions; Appendix 2: Chapters and Titles of the Cum dormirent homines according to Jacob Gretser (1613/77); Appendix 3: The Circulation of the Processus Petri together with the Cum dormirent homines
Sicut verba sonant: monastic and scholastic versus literal dissident readingPolemics for the Church in crisis; 3 The Inquisitor's Practice and his Legacy; The texts in the enigmatic collection Processus Petri; Waldensians and how to interrogate them; De vita et conversacione; Articuli Waldensium; The remains of Zwicker's manual in Austria; The transformation of the inquisitor's manual; The last revisions and a priest sentenced after a copying mistake; 4 Communicating Faith; Inquisitor as preacher and performer; Citations and public penance
Summary First major survey of the German inquisitor Petrus Zwicker, one of the most significant figures in the repression of heresy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 20, 2019)
Subject Christian heresies -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Waldenses -- Germany -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787444236 (electronic bk.)
9781787444232 (electronic bk.)