Heresy and Mysticism in Sixteenth-Century Spain: The Alumbrados

Heresy and Mysticism in Sixteenth-Century Spain: The Alumbrados

by Alastair Hamilton

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Overview

The first full-scale study of an often-discussed but little understood heresy, the Alumbrados or 'Illuminated Ones', whose heterodox and sometimes extreme practices of mysticism and piety resulted in their suppression by the Spanish Inquisition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780227679210
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
Publication date: 11/01/1992
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Alastair Hamilton is Professor of Radical Reformation History at the University of Amsterdam and the C.L. Thijssen-Schoute Professor of the History of Ideas at the University of Leiden.

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