Book Release: The Templars & the Grail Now available 2007: The Knights Templar Encyclopedia The Cathars of the Languedoc were dualist heretics who probably presented the greatest doctrinal challenge faced by the Catholic church in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The word Cathar comes from the Greek katharos, meaning pure. They Cathars professed a neo-Manichaean dualism - that … Continue reading Catharism