Ortlieb of Strasbourg

(c. 1200)

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founder of a sect (‘Ortlibarii’) condemned by Innocent III. His teaching stressed a pantheistic union of man with God, and his followers appealed against the Church to the inner authority of the Spirit, maintaining the eternity of the world and unorthodox doctrines of the Trinity and Incarnation.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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