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Fashioned by the devil. A Cathar achieved salvation through knowing and destiny of the hu- the true origin man ic race and by renouncing the Satan- world of the flesh and living a life of abstinence and poverty. Unlike the Catholics, the Cathars believed in reincarnation; one failed in life, if a person they maintained, the opportunity existed for success in another. They rejected baptism, the cross as a symbol, individual confession, and all religious ornamentation. services Church were simple and could be held anywhere.
Sacred trees, said to be sycomore figs, were thought to stand on the border between the living world and the next; deities in the trees allegedly eased the soul's journey with food and drink. fashioned by the devil. A Cathar achieved salvation through knowing and destiny of the hu- the true origin man ic race and by renouncing the Satan- world of the flesh and living a life of abstinence and poverty. Unlike the Catholics, the Cathars believed in reincarnation; one failed in life, if a person they maintained, the opportunity existed for success in another.