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Part 16: The church of the waldenses

The Vaudois (Waldenses) are in fact descended from those refugees from Italy, who, after St. Paul had there preached the gospel, abandoned their beautiful country and fled like the woman mentioned in the Apocalypse, to these wild mountains, where they have to this day handed down the gospel from father to son in the same […]

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Part 15 – Early Waldensian heroes.

Whenever, therefore, in the following sketches, the terms Berengarians, Petrobrusians, Henricians, Arnoldists, Waldenses, Albigenses, Leonists, or the poor men of Lyons, Lollards, Cathari,etc, occur, it must be understood that they intend a people, who agreed in certain leading principles, how ever they might differ in some smaller matters, and that all of them were by […]

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Part 6: Vigilantius, leader of the waldenses.

” The paganism which so soon began to avenge itself by creeping into the doctrines and practices of the early church has never been altogether eradicated, and has always been ready to become the nucleus of heresy or corruption when faith declined or ardor cooled” (See footnote 1). THE earliest leader of prominence among the […]

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