Item description for FOXE""S CHRISTIAN MARTYRS by JOHN FOXE...
Faithfulness under persecution - even to the point of death - characterises the dozens of people profiled in John Foxe's classic account.
This abridged and updated edition of Foxe's Book of Martyrs includes all the most compelling stories - of the deaths of Jesus' disciples, of Reformation figures and of other believers killed for their deep faith.
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Studio: Barbour Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.54" Width: 4.17" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2006
Publisher Barbour Publishing Company
ISBN 1597894168 ISBN13 9781597894166
Availability 0 units.
More About JOHN FOXE
Blanchard, Amos a Congregational minister, was born at Peacham, Vt., Sept. 8, 1800. He began his academical studies at the age of twenty-one years, and graduated from the Andover Theological Seminary in 1828, in which year he was licensed to preach. The first year after graduation he spent in Western New York, in the employment of the American Tract Society. Then for three years he edited the Cincinnati Christian Journal. He was ordained to the ministry July 27, 1831, by the Presbytery of Cincinnati. In the following year he returned to New England, and was installed Dec. 9 as pastor of the Congregational Church in Lyndon, Vt., remaining until the winter of 1835. After spending a year and a half as acting pastor at Cabotsville, Mass., he was installed in Warner, N. H., in 1837. Meriden, Conn., was his next field of labor, where he was installed in 1840; from this charge he was dismissed more than twenty-five years afterward, removing to Barnet, Vt., where he died, Jan. 6, 1869. Among his literary remains are five published discourses. John Foxe (1516/17 - 18 April 1587) was an English historian and martyrologist, the author of Actes and Monuments (popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs), an account of Christian martyrs throughout Western history but emphasizing the sufferings of English Protestants and proto-Protestants from the fourteenth century through the reign of Mary I. Widely owned and read by English Puritans, the book helped mould British popular opinion about the Catholic Church for several centuries.
John Foxe lived in Lincolnshire Boston/Lincolnshi. John Foxe was born in 1516 and died in 1587.
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