A Most Holy War: The Albigensian Crusade and the Battle for Christendom (review)

@article{Marvin2009AMH,
  title={A Most Holy War: The Albigensian Crusade and the Battle for Christendom (review)},
  author={L. Marvin},
  journal={The Catholic Historical Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={95},
  pages={801 - 802}
}
  • L. Marvin
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • The Catholic Historical Review
  • Mark Gregory Pegg’s book arrives at an auspicious time. Its date of publication, 2008, marked the 800th year since the preaching of the Albigensian Crusade, and this work takes advantage of renewed interest among scholars and the general public.Oxford University Press has published this book to sell widely. Pegg tells his tale in vivid, colorful prose. A good stylist and possessing a clever, rapierlike sense of humor, Pegg makes his book fun to read despite its dire subject matter. Perhaps… CONTINUE READING
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