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Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe

Foxe's Book of Martyrs (1554)

by John Foxe

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This is a large abridgment of Foxes 8 volume work.
  nylandce | Feb 17, 2016 |
Wow! This is a difficult book to read not because it is hard to understand but due to the suffering that so many endured even to the point of death for the sake of Christ. This book will make you think about your own faith and how deep it runs.
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  david__clifford | Feb 3, 2016 |
This unparalleled classic recounts the lives, sufferings, and triumphant deaths of Christian martyrs throughout history.
  FriendsLibraryFL | Sep 6, 2014 |
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Foxe's writing of religious Martyrs, politics, European History up to the time of Elizabeth 1.
Foxe's Book of Martyrs has been an invaluable addition to the libraries of faithful Christians for almost five centuries. Chronicling the suffering and brutal deaths of those who have sacrificed their lives for the sake of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, John Foxe captured the God-given, Spirit-inspired courage of these noble souls. Though sometimes difficult to read because of the inhumane cruelty depicted in its pages, the images which truly endure are those of the victorious faithfulness, by the grace of God, of these heroes of the faith. Why read this book? The stories within these pages are not only supremely inspiring but also educational as to the identity, character, and modus operandi of an apostate, false church. We have benefited immeasurably from the wonderful witness of these martyred saints, which not only helped many of our predecessors accept Christ, but also helped the true church to be stronger and purer.
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They were people who triumphantly donned the armor of God--the helmet of salvation, the shield of faith, the sword of God's Word. They faced torture and death in their fight of faith, willing to stand for their beliefs regardless of the price. The obedience and courage of such historical figures as William Tyndale and Martin Luther will create courage in anyone facing the trials of life and is sure to inspire you to live for Christ today. This best-selling classic is a must for every Christian's library!

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John Foxe carefully compiled records of the suffering and persecution of Christians. The Book of Martyrs became a sensational best-seller as a result. As interesting as fiction, it is written with both passion and tenderness, telling the dramatic story of some of the most thrilling periods in Christian history.… (more)

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