“The purpose of the book, Gow explained, was to instruct witch hunters on how to identify and prosecute supposed servants of the devil. Invectives Against the Sect of Waldensians/Witches. The book, created in , is bound in thick brown velvet, with brass studs called bosses. An illustration from Tinctor’s Invectives against the Sect of Waldensians (or Witches) from a copy in the National Library of France. This is one of.
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The Witch-Burner’s Mein Kampf: Excerpts of evil
Sadly, the copy in the University of Alberta library, while of the same vintage, has had wwaldensians illustrated frontispiece removed some time in the past. Moreover, the nasty pagans, even though they do not know of the holy path of salvific justice, as they are robbed and deprived of the light of the Gospel by their demerits, nonetheless retain some moral decency and prohibit, punish and exterminate all vices that injure the public good, such as parricide, murder, homicide, adultery and similar sins by which human society is much damaged and disturbed.
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The information below will be used to optimize the content and make ads across agajnst network more relevant to you. Please enter your email below, and we’ll resend the instructions for email verification. The book has never been translated into English before. And a number of these horrible maleficent crimes are recounted in the original Latin fol.
And just as in apostasy from God there are varying degrees and different ways by which it can happen, this detestable sect of witches attains the first and highest degree, for, just as all Christians have promised and solemnly sworn in Holy Baptism to believe, serve and worship one God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, these unchristian and damnable witches have, with unbelievable temerity and audacious unbelief, forgotten it, despise it, condemn and abandon it, and moreover, with intolerable presumption, they defame, desecrate and, as much as they are able, soil, stain and pollute the most venerable and soul-saving sacraments of our Mother the Holy Church, and they even abuse, in their most abominable superstitions and most infamous and vile sacrifices, the most holy and divine sacrament fol.
This is one of abainst earliest-known visual depictions of witches on broomsticks. You can always change the information you share with us by editing your profile.
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But the witches are so caked in the mud of vile thoughts and are so vilely polluted in all their deeds and are burned, consumed and corrupted by their detestable desires to such a point that there is no abominable filth or deed of the flesh that is not pleasing to them, such that they do not even shrink from having carnal intercourse with the devil transformed. The other copies in Europe, having been housed in proper libraries for hundreds of years, are in much waldensoans shape.
Tinctor’s Foul Treatise
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