The birth of popular heresy : A millennial phenomenon?

@article{Moore2002TheBO,
  title={The birth of popular heresy : A millennial phenomenon?},
  author={Robert Moore},
  journal={Journal of Religious History},
  year={2002},
  volume={24},
  pages={8-25}
}
  • Robert Moore
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Journal of Religious History
This paper provides a reassessment of historical debates about the nature of popular movements in and around the year 1000, with particular reference to the work of Richard Landes and Dominique Barthelemy. Heresy and heresy accusations do not feature in the classical historiography of millennialism in medieval Europe, including Norman Cohn's Pursuit of the Millennium. Nor does the assertion that heresy was propagated among «the people» in the first half of the eleventh century. However, these… Expand
‘Sleeping dogs and rebellious hopes’: anarchist utopianism in the age of realized utopia
ABSTRACT After the tragedies of the twentieth century, the utopian impulse was subject to searching criticism by a host of liberal intellectuals including Karl Popper, Hannah Arendt, Isaiah Berlin,Expand
The person of Christ in the Seventh-day Adventism : doctrine-building and E.J. Wagonner's potential in developing christological dialogue with eastern Christianity
The feat of salvation and of the everlasting life had been (and still is) one of the most profound anxieties expressed by the Christian believers, which led to a consistent scrutinizing of theExpand
Communities of Dissent. Social Network Analysis of Religious Dissident Groups in Languedoc in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
This dissertation focuses on the application of the methods of Social Network Analysis to the study of religious dissident movements in late medieval Languedoc. The aim of the project is to analyseExpand
"THEY ARE WORSE THAN SARACENS WITH THEIR STRONG HAND AND THEIR ARM STRETCHED IN FIGHT : MULTIFACETED CONTEXT OF THE ALBIGENSIAN CRUSADE
The Albigensian Crusade was an internal campaign against the Albigensian/Cathar heretics in the south of France through the alliance of the Papacy and French Monarchy between 1209 and 1229. TheExpand
Otto III, Charlemagne, and Pentecost a.d. 1000: A Reconsideration Using Diplomatic Evidence
What would have happened if Otto III—who was crowned king in 983 and ruled as emperor from 996 to 1002) had not died in central Italy at the tender age of twenty-two? Now, having dispensed with theExpand
The Fear of an Apocalyptic Year 1000: Augustinian Historiography, Medieval and Modern
Malgre les progres de la recherche historique depuis 1900, des medievistes continuent de soutenir l'idee que le passage a l'an 1000 n'a souleve aucune attente apocalyptique. Le but de cet article estExpand
Broken Idols of the English Reformation
Introduction Part I: 1. The call to destroy 2. Answering the call 3. Steps to the temple Part II: 4. Saints popular and unpopular: St Thomas of Canterbury and St George 5. Reforming sound: bells andExpand
The corruption of angels
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix 1 Two Hundred and One Days 3 2 The Death of One Cistercian 4 3 Wedged between Catha and Cathay 15 4 Paper and Parchment 20 5 Splitting Heads and Tearing Skin 2 6 Summoned toExpand
On the Dangers of Ignoring Apocalyptic Icebergs, Y1K and Y2k
...
1
2
...