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Waldenses in the West

F. H. S. Pendleton

Waldenses in the West

by F. H. S. Pendleton

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Published by [s.n.]c[1868] in Florence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waldenses -- Uruguay.

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    StatementF.H.S. Pendleton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19600014M

    This work — which is a reprint of the Sixteenth Book of the History of Protestantism — is exclusively occupied with the subject of the Waldenses. It describes suc- cinctly the conflicts they waged and the martyrdoms they endured in defence of their faith and their liberty, and is published in the present form to meet the re-File Size: 6MB.   The Waldeneses hold a special place in our Christian heritage. Their defense of the faith of Jesus despite persecution and martyrdom is unique in the Christian Church. During the long centuries of papal supremacy, they defied the crushing power of Rome and rejected its false doctines and human Brand:

    The Waldenses, (Edinburgh, The Religious tract and book society of Scotland; London, Office of the Waldensian church missions in Italy, ), by James Gibson (page images at HathiTrust) Waldo and the Waldensians before the Reformation / (New York: R. Carter & Brothers: Dodd, Mead, ), by Emilio Comba (page images at HathiTrust). This article is indebted to the work of "THE YOUNG REFORMER" Published by THE PROTESTANT ALLIANCE. Edited by Dr. Stephen J. Scott-Person, Alliance Publications, 77 Ampthill Road, Filtwick, Bedford, MK45IBD. Did you ever hear of the Waldensians? Probably not. They were originally known as the Valdese -- the dwellers in the valley.

      Question: "Who were the Waldensians, and what did they believe?" Answer: The Waldensians (also called the Waldenses or the Vaudois) were a religious group that arose in the late Middle Ages and is now seen as a precursor to the Protestant the beginning the Waldensians were simply a group of traveling lay preachers within the Roman Catholic . A book has been published about them. According to their family traditions, smaller groups went to Texas and Illinois. And in the mids, Waldensians who had joined the LDS Church emigrated to Utah, and were joined in the s and s by other Waldensians from the Valleys and from the North Carolina settlement.


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Waldenses in the West by F. H. S. Pendleton Download PDF EPUB FB2

James Aitken Wylie was a Scottish historian of religion and Presbyterian minister. He was a prolific writer and is most famous for his twenty-four book long The History of Protestantism. The History of the Waldenses is the sixteenth book in this work and was first published in /5(66).

The Waldenses - The Church In The Wilderness Paperback – January 1, by Eulebe Borton (Author)5/5(1). That part of the great Alpine chain that extends between Turin on the east and Grenoble on the west is known as the Cottian Alps. This is the dwelling-place of the Waldenses, the land of ancient Protestantism.

On the west the mountains slope towards the plains of France, and on the east they run down to those of Piedmont. His book is the best modern, introductory history, or general survey of the whole Waldensian story; newly updated, expanded, with nmany illustrations.

We highly recommend it. Euan Cameron, The Reformation of the Heretics: The Waldenses of the Alps –, Clarendon Press, Oxford,   The term “Waldenses” refers to “people of the valleys,” and there are four major valleys in the Cottian Alps that formed the historic home of these Waldensians: Val Germanasca, Val Chisone, Val Angrogna, and Val Pellice.

To the north is Switzerland. Waldenses, members of a Christian movement that originated in 12th-century France, the devotees of which sought to follow Christ in poverty and simplicity. In modern times the name has been applied to members of a Protestant church that formed when remnants of the earlier movement became Swiss Protestant reformers.

Waldenses, crossing the summits, had taken possession of the more elevated portion of the western declivities, and scarcely was there a valley in which their villages Waldenses in the West book sanctuaries were not to be found.

But in the lower valleys, and more particularly in the vast and fertile plains of Dauphine and Provence. Another critique against the church was initiated by a merchant from the French city of Lyons named Peter Waldo or Peter Valdez (d. We do not know a great deal about his life.

Like many others, he embraced the value of poverty, giving away his wealth and property in His followers were sometimes called the poor men of Lyons. throughout his book, The Story of Civilization, Vol.

VI, The Reformation, Durant completely anathematized them. 9 Adeney is at least objective in acknowledging Waldensian achievements.

He does not label them "heretics", allowing that this community of hardy mountaineers [established a church that] wasFile Size: 75KB. The Waldensians (also known as Waldenses (/ w ɔː l ˈ d ɛ n s iː z, w ɒ l-/), Vallenses, Valdesi or Vaudois) are an ascetic movement within Christianity.

Originally known as the "Poor Men of Lyon" in the late twelfth century, the movement spread to Classification: Proto-Protestant. The Waldensian Collection. In Octoberthe Waldensian Church in Italy (Chiesa Valdese), through its participation in Italy’s Otto per Mille program, awarded Princeton Theological Seminary a grant to expand the collection of books and periodicals in the Theological Commons.

Although the grant placed no restrictions on. The story of the Waldensians is a story of devotion to the Scriptures, and of perseverance—a story that should inspire us all. Because of their origins in the distant 12th century, they have been called “the oldest evangelical Church”; because they became an embattled pocket of stubborn “heretics” in theFile Size: KB.

The History of the Waldenses. A fierce battle wages between Christ and Satan over the hearts and minds of every man, woman and child. On the front lines of this war are those who dare to shine the light of the Holy Bible on the darkness of /5. In Octoberthe Waldensian Church in Italy (Chiesa Valdese), through its participation in Italy’s Otto per Mille program, awarded Princeton Theological Seminary a grant to expand the collection of books and periodicals in the Theological Commons.

Although the grant placed no restrictions on the subject matter of texts to be digitized, as a gesture of appreciation Princeton.

He had once been a pastor among the Waldenses but had apostatized and become their persecutor. The book The History of the Ancient Vallenses and Albigenses by George Faber gives a translation of this testimony on page His testimony described the Leonists (Waldenses) as being the most pernicious of the sects of heretics for three reasons.

Citing Wylie, History of the Waldenses, pKutilek asserts further, author’s emphases. “Mr. Wylie, in his book, History of the Waldenses (, 4th ed.), reported, “The ‘Lingua Romana,’ or Roumant tongue, was the common language of the south of Europe from the eighth toFile Size: KB.

Rorenco, Prior of St. Roch, Turin (), was employed to investigate the origin and antiquity of the Waldenses, and of course had access to all the Waldensian documents in the ducal archives, and being their bitter enemy he may be presumed to have made his report not more favourable than he could help.

[The Waldensians] sent a deputation of two of their pastors, into [several major Reformation cities] for information concerning the principles of the Reformation, and made common cause with the Protestants. They were distinguished for industry, virtue, and simple, practical piety, but their heresy attracted the attention of the authorities.

Prior to becoming a Catholic, he was himself a Waldensian for 17 years. If anyone would know whether or not the Waldenses baptized infants, surely Reinerius would know.

This is his accusation against the Waldenses in his book, "Of the. Waldenses, the land of ancient Protestantism. On the west the mountains slope towards the pl ains of France, and on the east they run down to those of Piedmont. That line of glittering summits, conspicuous among which is the lofty snow-clad peak of Monte Viso on the west, and the craggy escarpments of Genevre on the east, forms the.

We have also added books by Jean Leger (), George S. Faber (), and William S. Gilly () to our collection of books on the ancient Waldenses and Albigenses. See the Appendix in this pamphlet for a complete listing of holdings of the Primitive Baptist Library on the subject of the history of the Waldenses.Persecution of the Waldenses in France Popery having brought various innovations into the Church, and overspread the Christian world with darkness and superstition, some few, who plainly perceived the pernicious tendency of such errors, determined to show the light of the Gospel in its real purity, and to disperse those clouds which artful priests had raised about it, in order to .Waldenses or Waldensians are members of a Christian movement that originated in the 12th century in France.

Modern-time Waldenses can still be found in parts of France and Northern Italy, as well as in South America (mostly Uruguay and Argentina) and the United States, where they are regarded as members of the Protestant Church.