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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Get to Know Us. English Choose a language for shopping. James Aitken Wylie was a Scottish historian of religion and a Presbyterian minister.

Fascinating history and sad because the Roman Catholic church was so determined to wipe these Christians off the map for worshipping God and desiring to study God’s word for themselves! One of these items ships sooner than the other.

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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. Write a customer review.

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Wylie was clearly one of the greatest historians who has ever lived. Preparations for a War of Extermination Chapter 9. This book describes succinctly the conflicts they waged and the martyrdoms they endured in defense of their faith and their liberty.

He was a prolific writer and is most famous for writing “The History of Protestantism. Box McMinnville, TN A little different review take here. The Great Massacre Chapter Living quietly in the Italian Alps,loyal to the Duke of Savoy, they were hunted, tortured,and murdered as heritics.

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After ineffectual struggles against her tyranny, the leaders of these churches reluctantly acknowledged the supremacy of the power to which the whole world seemed bowing down. Audio, Total Run Time: Synod in the Waldensian Valleys Chapter 7.


Their religious belief was their inheritance from their fathers. It has been said that you could not be long with him without perceiving in him a lover of Christ and of all good men, and his unostentatious piety gave an unmistakable savour to all his life. With Their Backs Against the Mountains: 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.

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.

Some of the protesters crossed the Alps, and raised the standard of truth in foreign lands. The religious belief of the Waldenses was founded upon the written word of God, the true system of Christianity, and was in marked contrast to the errors of Rome. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second walfenses.

History of the Waldenses, by J. A. Wylie, Narrated by Timothy Turner

Account Options Sign in. Persecution and Survival, c. I had noticed that no other reviewer had mentioned how it looked on their Kindle device I have both the Fire type reader interface and the eInk older Kindle and both display the book without issue and wanted to reassure those out there contemplating its purchase. A very compelling read about the sacrifice and final justification and victory of the Waldensian people who suffered from acts of genocidal extermination by the Catholic church for the crime of believing the Bible and not the Catholic’s idolatrous, heretical, pagan beliefs.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Customers who bought this item also bought. Get the book for you’ll find no other people in history like the Waldenses and it’s an enjoyable read. It is fitting that this newly typeset edition of their history should be reprinted to keep alive the spirit and knowledge of this ancient people. They were surrounded by heathenism, and in the lapse of ages were affected by hhistory errors; but they continued to regard the Bible as the only rule of faith, and adhered to many of its truths.


Or you are a seller for this waldense, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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.

They contended for the faith of the apostolic church, –“the faith once delivered to the saints. A History of the Jesuits. Showing of 54 reviews.

Wylie Limited preview – They were determined to maintain their allegiance to God, and to preserve the purity and simplicity of their faith. During the long centuries of papal supremacy, they defied the crushing power of Rome and rejected its false doctrines and human traditions This book, which is one part of a much larger work, The History Of Protestantism, gives the history of the oldest group of History of the Waldensesby J. During the 12th century onwards, they were persecuted as heretics and endured near annihilation in the 17th century.

A separation took place. Read more Read less. Limited preview – 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.