Inquisitions of heresy have long fascinated both specialists and non-specialists.
A Companion to Heresy Inquisitions presents a synthesis of the immense amount of scholarship generated about these institutions in recent years. The volume offers an overview of many of the most significant areas of heresy inquisitions, both medieval and early Modern. The essays in this collection are intended to introduce the reader to disagreements and advances in the field, as well as providing a navigational aid to the wide variety of recent discoveries and controversies in studies of heresy inquisitions.
Christine Ames, Feberico Barbierato, Elena Bonora, Lúcia Helena Costigan, Michael Frassetto, Henry Ansgar Kelly, Helen Rawlings, Lucy Sackville, Werner Thomas, and Robin Vose
Donald S. Prudlo, Ph.D. (2004), University of Virginia, is Professor of Medieval History at Jacksonville State University. He has published works on inquisitions, saints and sainthood, and Church history, most recently
Certain Sainthood (Cornell, 2016)
All those who are interested in the institutional, legal, cultural, and social settings of Inquisitions of Heretical Depravity in the medieval and early modern worlds. Keywords: inquisition, inquisitions, heresy, papacy, canon law, repression, Catholic Church, deviance, Index of Forbidden Books, Roman Inquisition, medieval inquisitions, Spanish Inquisition, Portuguese Inquisition