Foxe's Book Of Martyrs

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Religion - 444 pages
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Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and luxury of the Christians, and the hatred of Galerius, the adopted son of Diocletian, who, being stimulated by his mother, a bigoted pagan, never ceased persuading the emperor to enter upon the persecution, until he had accomplished his purpose.

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User Review  - Gwin - Christianbook.com

This book is being used in our Bible School as we study Church History and is a valuable resource. Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda Rogers - Christianbook.com

Very interesting. I've been reading it to the kids everyday. It has been an eye opener for us all. Note: parents have to decide if the content is appropriate for their kids. Nothing is sugar coated. It is, after all, about martyrs and their persecutions. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

John Foxe (1516???87) 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.

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