By Sean Martin

Without lifting a sword, the Cathars posed a chance to Catholicism more than the Muslims or Jews—or so the Church believed. The Cathars believed that subject was once basically evil—especially the human body—and that the cloth international needed to be transcended via an easy lifetime of prayer, paintings, fasting, and nonviolence.  this day, the mystique surrounding the Cathars is as robust as ever. Their myths and entire historical past are tested the following in The Cathars—the compelling real tale of this as soon as peaceable spiritual sect..

 

 
 

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