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John Foxe and His World (St. Andrew"s Studies in Reformation History)

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Christianity,
  • History of religion,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • 1516-1587,
  • 16th century,
  • Church history,
  • Congresses,
  • England,
  • Foxe, John,,
  • History: World

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChristopher Highley (Editor), John N. King (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10826837M
    ISBN 100754603067
    ISBN 109780754603061

    John Foxe never liked being called a martyrologist (he regarded his work as church history), but the author of Acts and Monuments of the Christian Church, popularly called Foxe’s “Book of Martyrs”, turned to the martyrs as exemplars when in he wrote a pamphlet to encourage and comfort Londoners caught in the grip of plague. And thus being armed with the power and strength of Christ. Written by John Foxe, Audiobook narrated by Nadia May. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in and in his native French in The book serves as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith.

    Main Article Primary Sources (1) John Foxe, Foxe's Book of Martyrs () By reading this history, a person should be able to see that the religion of Christ, meant to be spirit and truth, had been turned into nothing but outward observances, ceremonies, and idolatry. John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments of the Christian Church, often simply called Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, was one of the most influential publications of the Reformation was an English minister and religious reformer. He began writing the book in the s, shortly before Queen Mary, .

      Buy a cheap copy of Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe. Classic literature by famous Christian authors. Each book is richly detailed in an upscale package, uniquely designed for gift-giving and for collecting a personal Free shipping over $/5(6). John Foxe () famous Acts and Monuments (Foxe's Book of Martyrs) was popular amongst English Puritans. A later work, written by John Bunyan (), The Pilgrim's Progress from This.


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John Foxe, (bornBoston, Lincolnshire, Eng.—died ApCripplegate, London), English Puritan preacher and author of The Book of Martyrs, a graphic and polemic account of those who suffered for the cause of read, often the most valued book beside the Bible in the households of English Puritans, it helped shape popular opinion about Roman Catholicism.

Get this from a library. John Foxe and his world. [Christopher Highley; John N King;] -- Interest in John Foxe and his hugely influential text Acts and Monuments is particularly vibrant at present. This volume, the third to arise from a series of international colloquia on Foxe, collects.

: Foxe's Book of Martyrs: Select Narratives (Oxford World's Classics) (): Foxe, John, King, John N.: Books Based on a new transcription of the last edition overseen by John Foxe, this new edition includes a full introduction to Foxe and his times, the religious conflicts, and the nature of martyrological narratives /5(4).

A Christian classic that's inspired and challenged believers for more than four centuries. From the stoning of Stephen to his own perilous timeReformation-era EnglandFoxe chronicles the lives, suffering, and triumphant deaths of Christian martyrs and traces the roots of religious persecution.

Includes a preface that places Foxe's masterpiece in spiritual and historical context. pages /5(12). DOI link for John Foxe and his World. John Foxe and his World book. John Foxe and his World. DOI link for John Foxe and his World. John Foxe and his World book.

By Christopher Highley, John N. King. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location : Dale Hoak. John Foxe and his book. London, Society for promoting Christian knowledge; New York, Macmillan comapny [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John Foxe; John Foxe; John Foxe; John Foxe; John Foxe: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J F Mozley.

Interest in John Foxe and his hugely influential text Acts and Monuments is particularly vibrant at present. This volume, the third to arise from a series of international colloquia on Foxe, collects essays by established and up-and-coming by: John Foxe died on Apbut his Book of Martyrs continues in print and still inspires readers today.

So We'd Know God in Our History Foxe wrote in English, rather than the scholarly Latin, because he believed the common people needed to know of God's working in history. In Foxe published his research in a Latin martyrology of pages.

Mary's persecution of English Protestants, many of whom were Foxe's friends, forced him to begin a revision immediately. A book review by Dr. Herbert Samworth This is the third book written by J.

Mozley that we are reviewing. However, it was the second that he wrote. It is entitled John Foxe and His Book. The name of the book itself is a clue to the manner in which Mozley writes.

The book of course is Acts and Monuments or more popularly known as The Book of. The real Foxe's Book of Martyrs reveals the true horror-- believers boiled to death,dragged through the streets, sewed up in skins and eaten by dogs, joints dislocated reset and dislocated again and again, women impaled on stakes, skinned ed simply for reading the Bible or refusing to acknowledge the Pope except as antiChrist/5().

Book Description. Interest in John Foxe and his hugely influential text Acts and Monuments is particularly vibrant at present. This volume, the third to arise from a series of international colloquia on Foxe, collects essays by established and up-and-coming scholars.

John Foxe and His World. Edited by Christopher Highley and John N. King [St Andrews Studies in Reformation History.) (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing.

that the chapters collectively create "a composite portrait of the world inhabited by John Foxe" is an optimistic one. Yet the editors are to be congratulated for creating. The New Foxe's Book of Martyrs tells their stories from A.D.

37 to in modern English, and includes new historical data that clarifies and harmonizes people, places, and times. The New Foxe's Book of Martyrs is the most up–to–date version of Foxe's book ever published.

John Foxe was known in the 16th century for his work published in under the title, Acts and Monuments of These Latter and Perillous Dayes, more popularly known as.

Afterword - John Foxe in the 21st century, David Loades. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Interest in John Foxe and his hugely influential text "Acts and Monuments" has been re-ignited. This volume, the third to arise from a series of international colloquia on Foxe, collects essays by established and up-and-coming scholars.

John Foxe and his World by Christopher Highley,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Christopher Highley. The Duke's intention was apparently honoured by his heir, Philip, Earl of Arundel, in spite of the forfeiture of the Duke's property on his attainder. Mozley, John Foxe and his Book (Octagon, ), p.

The British Academy Foxe Project, overseen by David Loades, as well as the work of Tom Freeman, Susan Wabuda, John King, and others, have contributed to this important development in early modern Reformation history; with the collection of essays that constitutes John Foxe and his World--as well as those contained in the Loades-edited John Foxe.

In the mids, John Foxe wrote a detailed account of the entire history of persecution in the church up until that time.

This edition was updated through the 21st century. Starting with Jesus, Fox gives details about the deaths of actual martyrs/5. John Foxe () was a professor at Oxford, then a minister in London before being forced to flee to Europe when Queen Mary came to power.

While in Europe he wrote this classic and published it after returning to England when Queen Elizabeth took the throne.

John Foxe () was a professor at Oxford, then a minister in London before being forced to flee to Europe when Queen Brand: Baker Publishing Group.John Foxe found himself exiled from his homeland of England along with many others, when Roman Catholic Queen Mary came to the throne in He undertook to write an account of her persecutions, and did it using the weapon of history instead of theology/5.John Foxe was born in Boston, England, in orabout the same time that, as tradition has it, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses, or protests, to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany.

So Foxe, a Roman Catholic by birth, came on the scene as Reformers were challenging the authority and teachings of the Catholic Church.