Jump to Navigation

Waldensians

Heretical sect, followers of Peter Valdes, a reformer from southern France. He founded the movement in about 1173 to promote the apostolic life through evangelism and poverty. He broke with the Roman Catholic church over the right to preach without ecclesiastical authority. The movement survives today.


About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Subscriptions | Newsletter | RSS Feeds | Ebooks | Podcast
Copyright 2012 History Today Ltd. All rights reserved.