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Peter Waldo, the reformer of Lyons

John Napper Worsfold

Peter Waldo, the reformer of Lyons

his life and labours : based on the French of Rev. B. Tron

by John Napper Worsfold

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Published by John F. Shaw... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valdès, Pierre, -- 12th cent.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Rev. J.N. Worsfold....
    ContributionsTron, Barthélmy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18632136M

      In fact, in AD he foundered a group known as “The Poor of Lyons.” Because Waldo and his contemporary followers never wrote about themselves, what we know of their early experiences is gleaned from other sources. Following is a comment on Waldo from a Catholic Inquisitor’s report found in the archives of a church in southern France. But in another sense, the Reformation flowed out of earlier attempts for renewal, the most notable of which were led by Peter Waldo (ca. —ca. ) and his followers in the Alpine regions, 3 John Wycliffe (ca. —) and the Lollards in England, 4 and John Hus (ca. —) and his followers in Bohemia.

    valleys’, and never at any time did the name have anything to do with Peter Waldo.” The word “Vallenses” is a Latin word for “people of the valleys” and “Vaudois” is the corresponding word in French. Don’t let anyone ever tell you the lie that Peter Waldo was the founder of the Waldenses! [Check the book Truth Triumphant by Size: KB.   Peter Waldo was a wealthy merchant, well respected and a man of influence, in the community of Lyons. One evening, while entertaining friends at his home, one of them suffered a sudden seizure and died. This incident so shook Waldo that he began to seriously think of his soul and eternity beyond the grave.

    Peter Waldo >The French religious leader Peter Waldo (active ) believed in >voluntary poverty and religious simplicity. His followers were considered >heretics by the Church. Some men's personal lives are eclipsed by the movements they start. Peter Waldo was such a man. Peter Waldo - TractsThe first Reformer of the Church. The product is currently Out-of-Stock. Enter your email address below and we will notify you as soon as the product is available.


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N Worsfold. Waldo studied Scripture. Career Some men's personal lives are eclipsed by the movements they start. Peter Waldo was such a man. He appears on the scene of history in in Lyons as a successful businessman who, touched to his core by a traveling minstrel's religious ballad, gave away his money to live in poverty as a preacher of the Gospel.

Peter Waldo, the reformer of Lyons by John Napper Worsfold,John F. Shaw edition, in English. PETER WALDO AND THE WALDENSIAN MOVEMENT: Spiritual leader of the 12th century. The first Reformer before the Reformation. - Kindle edition by THANASINGH, PAUL, WILLIAM, JOHN/5(3).

Peter Waldo is often credited with the founding of the Waldenses, known also as the Poor Men of Lyons. There is great uncertainty regarding his first (Christian) name, with “Peter” probably ascribed to him at least several decades after his death; even his surname “Waldo” was quite possibly “Vaudès” or “Valdès.”Author: Jason K.

Lee. Another critique against the church was initiated by a merchant from the French city of Lyons named Peter Waldo or Peter Valdez (d.

We do not know a great deal about his life. Like many others, he embraced the value of poverty, giving away his wealth and property in His followers were sometimes called the poor men of Lyons.

Waldo immediately began to preach from his Bible in the streets of Lyon, especially to the poor. Many were converted, and by a sizable group of men and women had become Waldo’s disciples. They Peter Waldo gave away their possessions and were preaching (women as well as men).

Buy Peter Waldo, The Reformer of Lyons, His Life and Labours 1st Edition by J. N Worsfold (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : J. N Worsfold. Waldo lived around AD and was a rich merchant from Lyon, France.

One day he heard the story of the rich young ruler asking Jesus what he must do to inherit eternal life. After some discussion Jesus finally said, “Sell everything that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Peter was a leader and an organizer, and soon had a band of co-workers who were styled “the poor in spirit,” or “the poor of Lyons.” Their initial intent was not to become a protest movement.

They really had two requests: freedom to preach as laymen, and permission to produce Bible translations in the vernacular of the common people. The Conversion of Peter Waldo. And during the same year, that is the d since Lord's Incarnation, there was at Lyons in France a certain citizen, Waldo by name, who had made himself much money by wicked usury.

One Sunday, when he had joined a crowd which he saw gathered around a troubadour, he was smitten by his words and, taking him to his. Peter Waldo, the reformer of Lyons, his life and labours. Based on the French by Rev. Tron. Peter Waldo was an early reformer.

He lived or so, years before Luther. Waldo was a wealthy merchant from Lyon, who gave up his wealth to serve the poor, like Francis of Assisi, and preach the gospel. Unlike Francis, however, his order was not approved by the Pope. Statue of Peter Waldo at. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

beginning of the church from the time of Peter Waldo (. or 07), "a wealthy merchant of Lyons, who became convinced in that every man had a right to read and interpret the Scriptures for himself. [Waldo] engaged two priests to translate portions of the Bible into the language of the people." 16 He then followed Christ'sFile Size: 75KB.

godly zeal of Peter Waldo, an opulent merchant of Lyons, toward the close of the twelfth century. They were gloriously distinguished by a dreadful series of persecution, and exhibited a spectacle, both of the power of Divine grace, and of the malice and enmity of the world against the real gospel of Jesus Christ.

By Julia Chapman. reformers-printable reformer-match-up Peter Waldo (circa. ) was a rich merchant of Lyon, France who had a conversion experience around the time that a friend died suddenly while at an evening meal became voluntarily poor, distributing his worldly goods to the benefit of the poor.

His change of lifestyle led him to strongly condemn papal. Considered a major forerunner of the Protestant Reformation, Peter Waldo lived at the same time as Francis, in the twelfth century.

He was a French merchant who was converted in and promptly Author: Joyce Renick. Peter Waldo. THE reader will recollect the account, which has been given of the cathari,* who were evidently a people of God in the former part of the last century. In the latter part of the same century, they received a great accession of members from the learned labours and godly zeal of Peter Waldo.

Historians such as Philip Schaff note that Waldo began as a prosperous merchant in Lyons and, after recognizing his need for salvation, sought counsel from a religious leader who informed him that entry into heaven could best be accomplished by following Christ’s precepts, giving all he.

The Waldenses derive their name from Peter Waldo, a prosperous merchant of Lyons, France who lived in the latter part of the s and probably died around While little of his life is known for certain, there are several things which can be said of him.3/5(2).AIC | Session #12, Friday, March 11 By: Bro.

John D. Martin from Chambersburg, PA.The Waldensians’ founder was a twelfth-century merchant named Peter Valdo, or Valdesius, of Lyons; some historical sources refer to him as Peter Waldo. (The exact origin of the Waldensian name remains a mystery; some claim it comes from “Waldo,” others from “Vallis Dense”—the Alpine valleys Waldensians later settled in).