Bogomil vs Cathar - What's the difference?

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Bogomil is a see also of cathar.


As nouns the difference between bogomil and cathar

is that bogomil is a member of a dualist christian sect which flourished in the balkans during the 10th to 15th centuries and was characterized by resistance to the state and church authorities while cathar is a member of certain so self-styled novatian and other christian sects embracing a form of dualism and extraordinary practices adhering to mary magdalene's teachings, persecuted by roman catholics as heretics.

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bogomil

English

(Bogomilism)

Alternative forms

* (l)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A member of a dualist Christian sect which flourished in the Balkans during the 10th to 15th centuries and was characterized by resistance to the state and church authorities.
  • Derived terms

    * (l)

    cathar

    English

    (wikipedia Cathar)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A member of certain so self-styled Novatian and other Christian sects embracing a form of dualism and extraordinary practices adhering to Mary Magdalene's teachings, persecuted by Roman Catholics as heretics.
  • :The Albigenses, famous Cathars in and around Albi (southern France), were eradicated in a bloody ‘crusade’.
  • Usage notes

    Most often used in the plural.

    Derived terms

    * Catharism * Catharist * Catharistic

    See also

    * Albigenses * Bogomil, Bogomile