16.  The Late Medieval Christian
Intellectual and Spiritual Awakening

Who were the Cathars or Albigensians? Why were Peter Waldo and the Waldensians persecuted by the church? How did St. Francis avoid the same fate? What was Christian "mysticism"? What was Christian scholasticism? Why were John Wycliff and Jan Huss persecuted? Who was Savonarola? What was the mood like in the Church as the 1500s loomed into view?
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Miles H. Hodges - 2002