Cults in the Middle Ages

From the Devil to the New Messiah

The Devil —

The distinction between a cult and a religion is a grey and nebulas area over which much ink has been spilt. Today we imagine a cult as a fringe movement, led by an enigmatic, but ultimately dangerous figure, usually a man (). Its adherents are seen as fanatics and the cult itself often ends in tragedy. Religion is something else, though what…



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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once