By James M. Campbell
From the preface
In the Lives of Paul that have seemed, scant justice has been performed to the paranormal aspect in his non secular adventure and in his instructing. And but not anything is extra attribute of Paul than his mysticism.
He was once the type of guy who couldn't be content material to reside at the outdoors of faith, yet sought to arrive that that is furthest within.
II. a non secular Mystic
III. A Christian Mystic
IV. An Evangelical Mystic
V. A Rational Mystic
VI. a pragmatic Mystic
VII. How Paul Nourished the magical Life
VIII. The Message of Paul the Mystic to the Church of at the present time
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During the hostilities, a burgher from Beziers fought with a knight. The barons asked Raimon Trencavel to hand over the burgher, who had to suffer an ignominious punishment, the details of which we know nothing. With the war over, the burghers of Beziers demanded reparations from the viscount for the treatment of one of their own. He answered that he would submit to the arbitration of the barons and the notables. On October 15, 1167, Trencavel, accompanied by the bishop, appeared PARSIFAL 27 in the Church of the Magdalene in Beziers, where the burghers, armed with clubs and wearing chain mail vests under their garments, were waiting for him.
From then on, Foix was nothing more than one of the many Roman castella that guarded the Pyrenean passes, assuring safe transit through them. Under Visigoth domination (414-507), the Catholic bishops, who were unhappy with the leadership of the Gothic kings because of their links to Arianism, succeeded in enlisting the help of the French King Clovis. Volusian, a king who was suspected (not without reason) of having opened the doors of Tours to the Franks, was taken prisoner by the Visigoths and executed in Foix.
Her husband, Trencavel, contracted a huge debt during the bloody reprisals against the burghers of Beziers for which he now had to answer to God. The Trencavel were enterprising and chivalrous but impulsive people. She was afraid of the possible antics of her only son Raimon Roger. Along with the heretic Bertran de Saissac, who was designated by her husband Roger Taillefer as young Trencavel's tutor, she oversaw the education of her son—a son who was destined never to become an ordinary knight, but a knight of the supreme Minne.