By John Foxe
'Be of fine convenience, grasp Ridley, and play the fellow: we will this present day gentle this kind of candle by means of God's grace in England, as, I belief, shall by no means be placed out.'
Hugh Latimer's well-known phrases of comfort to Nicholas Ridley as they're either approximately to be burnt alive for heresy come from John Foxe's magisterial Acts and Monuments, popularly often called the publication of Martyrs. This significant number of unforgettable debts of spiritual persecution exerted as nice a power on early smooth England and New England because the Bible and the ebook of universal Prayer. It comprises many stirring tales of the apprehension, interrogation, imprisonment,
and execution of alleged heretics. The narratives not just attest to the fortitude of people who suffered for his or her religion now not a long time earlier than the beginning of Shakespeare, yet additionally they represent interesting stories jam-packed with photo info and verbal wit.
This modernized choice additionally contains the various well-known woodcuts that illustrated the unique textual content, in addition to delivering a accomplished advent to Foxe's lifestyles and instances and the martyrology narrative.
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8:4, 6; Shepherd of Hermas 5:7. In his opinion, those who denied bodily resurrection would have rejected martyrdom and maintained a strongly ascetic lifestyle and a docetic view of Jesus’ earthly life. 44,14–15; 25–6. ” (173) Gospel of Philip 68,26–8. ” (175) Setzer, Resurrection, 126. Michael Labahn and Outi Lehtipuu; Contributions to Biblical Exegesis & Theology 54; Leuven, Peeters, 2010), 165–7. 7:13–14; 24:13. I would be more cautious and say that general resurrection was not central to the early Christian tradition on Jesus.
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Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Select Narratives (Oxford World's Classics) by John Foxe