FOXE`S BOOK OF MARTYRS, JOHN FOXE- Paperback

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Author: JOHN FOXE

Pages: 408

Publisher: Whitaker House

Publish Date: 1981

Edition: Unknown

Condition: New.

Binding: Paperback

Markings: N/A.

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Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

This unparalleled volume chronicles the tragic yet triumphant stories of men and women who faced torture and martyrdom rather than deny their vision of truth and of God. Beginning with Jesus Christ, this exceptional historical record traces the roots of religious persecution through the sixteenth century. It examines the heroic lives of great men and women such as John Hus, John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, Anne Askew, Lady Jane Grey, and Martin Luther. John Foxe also knew persecution. Forced to flee from his native England to Europe during Queen Mary's severe persecution of those holding Reformed views, he carefully compiled records of martyred Christians. His writings possess a sense of immediacy and insight into suffering that few "objective" church historians can match.