Punishment of heretics: comparisons and contrasts between Western and Eastern Christianity in the Middle Ages

Roach, A. and Angelovska-Panova, M. (2012) Punishment of heretics: comparisons and contrasts between Western and Eastern Christianity in the Middle Ages. Journal of History (Macedonia), 47(1), pp. 145-171.

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Abstract

This reviews the culture of burning, punishment and penances for heresy in the western and Byzantine worlds and examines why the practice diverged on both sides. It finds that burning and punitive measures is a measure, less of religious policy, than of secular state power.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Heresy penance, byzantium, Roman church
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Roach, Dr Andrew
Authors: Roach, A., and Angelovska-Panova, M.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DC France
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
D History General and Old World > DG Italy
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Journal Name:Journal of History (Macedonia)
Publisher:Zdruzenije na Istoricari na Republika Makedonija
ISSN:0579-0263

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