The Inquisition

A History

by Michael C. Thomsett

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  • 0786456884
  • 9780786444090
  • 9780786456888
Although the Catholic Church today tolerates beliefs and religious practices at odds with its own, for several centuries it enforced its doctrine with threats, excommunication, banishment, imprisonment, seizure of lands, torture, and death. This book explains the origins of the Roman Catholic Inquisition in the 13th century, the expansion of the movement, its campaign against Jews in Spain, its response to the Reformation, and its eventual relaxation as a brutal instrument of the Church against perceived heresy.

  • McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers; April 2010
  • ISBN: 9780786456888
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  • Title: The Inquisition
  • Author: Michael C. Thomsett
  • Imprint: McFarland
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0786456884
  • 9780786444090
  • 9780786456888
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0786456884
  • 9780786444090
  • 9780786456888