“The purpose of the book, Gow explained, was to instruct witch hunters on how to identify and prosecute supposed servants of the devil. Invectives Against the Sect of Waldensians/Witches. The book, created in , is bound in thick brown velvet, with brass studs called bosses. An illustration from Tinctor’s Invectives against the Sect of Waldensians (or Witches) from a copy in the National Library of France. This is one of.
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The stigmatization of children as witches in the Niger Delta region, as a phenomenon, suddenly exploded in the … https: The other copies in Europe, wwldensians been housed in proper libraries for hundreds of years, are in much better shape.
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Tinctor’s Foul Treatise
Sign in to complete account merge. The book, created inis bound in thick brown velvet, with brass studs called bosses. This is one of the waldensianw visual depictions of witches on broomsticks. You must verify your email address before signing in. Check your email for your verification email, or enter fhe email address in the form below to resend the email. To learn about the historical significance of the treatise, click here. Share Adjust Comment Print. It is exceedingly rare — only four copies are known to exist.
Gow and his former doctoral student, Rob Desjardins, have translated the manuscript to English, and are currently working on an in-depth comparison with its sister copies in Europe. And just as in apostasy from God there are varying degrees and different ways by which it can happen, this detestable sect of witches attains the first and highest degree, for, just as all Christians have promised and solemnly sworn in Holy Baptism to believe, serve and worship one God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, these unchristian and damnable witches have, with unbelievable temerity and audacious unbelief, forgotten it, despise it, condemn and abandon it, and moreover, with intolerable presumption, walrensians defame, desecrate and, as much as they are able, soil, stain and pollute the most venerable and soul-saving sacraments of our Mother the Holy Church, and they even abuse, in their most abominable superstitions and most infamous and vile sacrifices, the most swct and divine sacrament.
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