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How bad and deadly were the Crusades - WTF fun facts

How bad and deadly were the Crusades - WTF fun facts << very bad. Killing in the name of a supposedly loving god. Doesn't make sense to me

From the Greek katharos, meaning ‘purity’. The Christian Cathars viewed the Catholics as apostates, unworthy in their turn of being considered true Christians. The Cathars simply referred to themselves by the term 'Good Men', or ‘Good Christians’ – a term not without its retrospective irony. The twelve points of the Cathar cross represent the twelve Beatitudes.

From the Greek katharos, meaning ‘purity’. The Christian Cathars viewed the Catholics as apostates, unworthy in their turn of being considered true Christians. The Cathars simply referred to themselves by the term 'Good Men', or ‘Good Christians’ – a term not without its retrospective irony. The twelve points of the Cathar cross represent the twelve Beatitudes.

Gnostics 2/4 - Cathars/Bogomils, the true Christians - YouTube

Gnostics - Persecution and Murder of the Cathars, the True Christians

Click through to Monticello site and the actual reference. It comes from Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XVII. The material that actually precedes the quote is:  "Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable?  Millions of innocent..." etc.

Since the introduction of christianity,.one half the world fools, and the other hald hypocrites. ~ Thomas Jefferson The primary leaders of the so-called founding fathers of our nation were not Bible-believing Christians; they were deists.

Lived this way for many years and did not even know it was a Templars oath and creed... you don't have to be a Templar to live by that oath... a good way to look at things...

Lived this way for many years and did not even know it was a Templars oath and creed. you don't have to be a Templar to live by that oath. a good way to look at things.

Gnosis - Gnostics   Cathars, the True Christians | Documentary

Gnosis - Gnostics Cathars, the True Christians

St. Francis of Assisi

All the darkness in the world can't extinguish the light from a single candle. Francis of Assisi quote.

Last Cathar stronghold. Catharism was for many years the prevalent form of Christianity in large areas of France, Spain and Italy. The Cathars called themselves the friends of God and condemned the literalist Church as the Church of the Anti-Christ. They claimed to be the living inheritors of the true Christian heritage that had persisted in secret and which still had large numbers of adherents throughout the world.  Like the original Christians, the Cathars were vegetarians, believed in…

The terms "Good Men" (Bons Hommes) or "Good Christians" are the common terms used for Cathars as opposed to "The Holy Roman Catholic Church!