Showing posts with label Cathars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cathars. Show all posts

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Tea at Trianon: Cathar Country

A new book by Elena Maria Vida tells the story of the war against the Cathars.

The modern vampire fascination as with much else in Catharism also includes a radical connection to the dark and anarchic associations of witchcraft which have haunted Europe even before Simon Magus challenged St. Peter, the Priests of Baal tried to vie with Elija, or Moses set the power of God against the vain sorcery of Pharoh's priests. It's not suprising, as Tea at Trianon reports that there is a strange kind of fascination for the Cathars of the Languedoc who don't know the consolations of the Faith, but only the restless curiositas of frenetic modernity.


Tea at Trianon: Cathar Country
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