In , at the epicenter of the worst excesses of the European witch-hunts, Friedrich Spee, a Jesuit priest, published the Cautio Criminalis, a book speaking out. Friedrich Spee wrote the influential book, Cautio Criminalis (Precautions. Cautio Criminalis, or a Book on Witch Trials has 13 ratings and 1 review. Paola said: Questo libro vuole essere un consiglio spassionato ai principi dell.
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And, he questions, if the condemned witches truly are guilty, how could the testimony of these servants and allies of Satan be reliable? Driven by his priestly charge of enacting Christian charity, or love, Spee sought to expose the flawed arguments and methods used by the witch-hunters.
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His name is often incorrectly cited as “Friedrich criiminalis Spee”. In addressing the most heinous crimes, Spee argues, more caution and prudence are required than usual, not less.
He did not advocate the immediate abolition of trials for witchcraft, but described with sarcasm the abuses in the prevailing legal proceedings, particularly the use of the rack. During the storming of the city by the imperial forces in March in the Thirty Years’ Warhe distinguished himself in the care of the suffering, and died soon afterwards of a plague infection contracted while ministering to wounded soldiers in a hospital.
Tools What links here Upload file Special pages Page information. Spee, who had himself ministered to women accused of witchcraft in Germany, had witnessed firsthand the twisted logic and brut Inat the epicenter of the worst excesses of the Crimianlis witch-hunts, Friedrich Spee, a Jesuit priest, published the Cautio Criminalis, a book speaking out against the trials that were sending thousands of innocent people to gruesome deaths.