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  - Brian Rigali - Christianbook.com

My Pastor recommended this book. It has truly lifted my faith as I read How people gave up their life for their faith. Truly incredible reading. I use this to evangelize often. Read full review

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User Review  - Doug Hall - Christianbook.com

There are many presentations of this valuable account first by the old Puritan John Foxe but this has to be one of the most readable out there. Careful and faithful translations of this important and ... 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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