History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Robert Carter and Brothers, 1853 - Reformation
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Review: History of the Reformation of the sixteenth century (Religious heritage library)

User Review  - Coyle - Goodreads

An excellent historical overview of the Reformation, given that it was written in the early 1800s. The prose is fast-paced and vivid, much more like a novel than a history. Read full review

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User Review  - John Lowery - Goodreads

This may be a standard work on the Reformation, but familiarity should not breed contempt. Wonderful stuff Read full review

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Page 301 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness" sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Page 287 - Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall; but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Page 27 - There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Page 363 - Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
Page 91 - Christ that he had painted on the walls of his oratory effaced by the pope and his bishops. This vision distressed him ; but on the next day he saw many painters occupied in restoring these figures in greater number and in brighter colours. As soon as their task was ended, the painters, who were surrounded by an immense crowd, exclaimed, ' Now let the popes and bishops come, they shall never efface them more !' And many people rejoiced in Bethlehem, and I with them, adds John Huss. ' Busy yourself...
Page 15 - For just as the lightning comes from the east, and flashes even to the west, so shall the coming of the Son of Man be.
Page 405 - Blessed be the Lord, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth. Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Page 376 - ... the mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the...
Page 270 - ... 86. Again ; why does not the Pope, whose riches are at this day more ample than those of the wealthiest of the wealthy, build the one Basilica of St Peter with his own money, rather than with that of poor believers?
Page 167 - I was indeed a pious monk," he afterward said, "and followed the rules of my order more strictly than I can express. If ever monk could obtain heaven by his monkish works, I should certainly have been entitled to it. ... If it had continued much longer, I should have carried my mortifications even to death.

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