Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Waldenses hold a special place in our Christian heritage. Their defense of the faith of Jesus despite persecution and martyrdom is unique in the Christian. The Waldenses, a Christian movement of the later Middle Ages, were also know as the Waldnesians or Vaudois. During the 12th century onwards, they were.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But those herdsmen and vine-dressers, in their obscure retreats, shut away from the world, had not themselves arrived at the truth in opposition to the dogmas and heresies of the apostate church. This is an excellent book about a people little heard of in my past. Return to the Valleys Chapter Wylie Hartland Publications- Religion – pages 1 Review https: A little different review take here.

They contended for the faith of the apostolic church, –“the faith once delivered to the saints. The Great Massacre Chapter He lived as a Christian ought to live.

Living quietly in the Italian Alps,loyal to the Duke of Savoy, they were hunted, tortured,and murdered as heritics. Limited preview – Please try again later. Unfortunately, for the Waldenses, the Papacy knew they were true children of God and tried to foil the Waldenses efforts of maintaining a serene life at nearly every opportunity.

They were outlawed, hunted, tortured, murdered, and hated by the ruling church of their day because they lived by the truth of God’s Word and did not bow to their traditions and man-made laws. May it rekindle in the heart of all God’s people the love of the truth and an unflinching courage to stand, whatever the cost. During the long centuries of papal supremacy, they defied the crushing power of Rome and rejected its false doctrines and human traditions.


During the 12th century onwards, they were persecuted as heretics and endured near annihilation in the 17th century. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Wylie seems more interested in describing the mountains and valleys, the flora and fauna and the weather of the places more than the events that occurred there. Limited preview – Theywere proton-reformers, practicing an apostolic , biblically based faith long before Rome gained power and reform became necessary.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Throughout this time, despite the great danger involved, Waldensian missionaries left their rocky fortress to share portions of Scripture with those searching for the light of God’s Word.

The Exile Chapter One of these items ships sooner than the other. Synod in the Waldensian Valleys Chapter 7. This information is unknown today to much of the Protestant church which aims and claims to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, probably because the Church of Rome, in its reduced power and influence in worldly affairs, has long since ceased to persecute Protestants and other dissenters with the passion and severity it routinely used when it wielded much greater secular power.

Start reading The History of the Waldenses on your Kindle in under a minute. During the long centuries of papal supremacy, they defied the crushing power of Rome and rejected its false doctrines and human traditions Final Re-Establishment in the Valleys.

This is a reprint of part of a history of Protestantism written by a Scottish historian and Presbyterian minister, first published in Wylie’s style is a bit hard to follow, but he does a good job. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Washington In the Lap of Rome. They were outlawed, hunted, tortured, murdered, sylie hated by the ruling church The value of this book, to me, lies in the warnings of history of the dangers inherent in religions and religious institutions which off their claims to the Truth as a cudgel with which to subjugate and control dissenters, skeptics, and unbelievers.


History of the Waldenses

Persecutions and Martyrdoms Chapter 8. Extinction of Waldenses in Wylke Chapter I wanted to let people know that the Kindle download – specifically – works quite well, indeed.

Get the book for you’ll find no other people wldenses history like the Waldenses and it’s an enjoyable read. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Very interesting history of the Vaudois. The Waldenses were a unique and amazing people living in the Italian Alps and accordingly had to “steer clear” of the papacy residing not far away in Rome.

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History of the Waldenses. The information is very informative of a period and place of extreme persecution of a group of dissenters who preceded Martin Luther and others of the “Protestant Reformation” by the Church of Rome and her secular supporters over a span of time greater than years.

Rather like reading ancient Homer. History of the Waldenses J. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This stalwart people cherished and preserved the pure Word of God. It is troubling to consider such treatment of human beings by other human beings, not only did take place, but could reappear even in Western society, as it still currently occurs in many other parts of the world. But of those who resisted the encroachments of the papal power, the Waldenses stood foremost.