When Felix Neff came over the Alps to sound his clarion call for evangelical awakening, his message could not be silenced, not even by the wall surrounding the Church in San Giovanni.
For the fiery and impassioned evangelist the stable life of Waldensian Restoration was a betrayal of all that the Waldensian heritage stood for. In his eyes, what was demanded was a return to the original evangelical vocation. His stay in the Valleys was brief, but explosive.
Chased out by the Sardinian police, he nevertheless left a considerable legacy.
By Giorgio Tourn
[Christian History originally published this article in Christian History Issue #22 in 1989]
From Snow-Covered Peaks to Tropical Forests
Waldensians in Uruguay and Argentina.the Editors
To A Home in the Land of the Free
The Waldensians in North America.Giuseppe Platene
A Letter From the Poor Lombards to the Poor of Lyons Who Are in Germany (1218)
This letter was sent from Lombardy to Lyons to express the outcome of an early meeting, which was held in Bergamo, Italy, between members of two separate Waldensian groups. Though the two groups differed in their approaches to the life of The Poor, the outcome of the meeting was a “new sense of unity.”the Editors
From the Archives: La Nobla Leyczon (The Noble Lesson)
A 15th-century Waldensian poemUnknown