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Martyrs Mirror : The Story of 15 Centuries of Christian Martyrdom From the… (edition 1950)

by Thieleman J Van Braght

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Classic graphic accounts of more than 4,000 Christians who endured suffering, torture, and a martyr's death because of their simple faith in the gospel of Christ. Includes more than 50 finely detailed etchings by noted Dutch artist Jan Luyken. Songs, letters, prayers, and confessions appear with the stories of many "defenseless Christians" who were able to love their enemies and return good for evil. This gigantic book calls believers to follow Jesus in all areas of life, even unto death. Come what may, true Christian commitment demands supreme discipleship and steadfast adherence to the teachings modeled by Jesus and his apostles. Written and published in 1659 by a Dutch Mennonite, Thieleman J. van Braght, to strengthen the faith of his fellow believers, and translated into German in 1748 at the time of the French and Indian War for the same reason. In 1886 Martyrs Mirror was translated into English to challenge generations of Christians in North America. Also available in a leather-bound gift edition.… (more)
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Title:Martyrs Mirror : The Story of 15 Centuries of Christian Martyrdom From the Time of Christ to A.d. 1660
Authors:Thieleman J Van Braght
Info:Herald Press (1950), Edition: 5th, Hardcover, 1157 pages
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Martyrs Mirror: The Story of Seventeen Centuries of Christian Martyrdom From the Time of Christ to A.D. 1660 by Thieleman J. van Braght

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Published by Herald Press, Scottdale, Pennsylvania; Eleventh Edition, 1977 (Dutch edition originally published in 1660)
  tumc | Sep 12, 2017 |
Important, but pretty ponderous. ( )
  devandecicco | Dec 28, 2009 |
Important, but pretty ponderous. ( )
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