Category: Christian History

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Joan of Arc Teenage war hero with visions 1412-1431 “If I were to say that God sent me, I shall be condemned, but God really did send me.” She has been called a saint, a heretic, and “a diamond among pebbles.” But who was… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know.

John Wycliffe Medieval “protestant” 1330-1384 “Trust wholly in Christ; rely altogether on his sufferings; beware of seeking to be justified in any other way than by his righteousness.” John Wycliffe left quite an impression on the church: 43 years after his death, officials dug… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know.”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Francis of Assisi Mystical founder of the Franciscans 1182-1226 “Praised be You, my Lord, with all your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, who is the day and through whom You give us light.” It is difficult to think clearly about Francis of Assisi. The… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Dominic Founder of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans 1172-1221 “The heretics are to be converted by an example of humility and other virtues far more readily than by any external display or verbal battles. So let us arm ourselves with devout prayers and set… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

  Bernard of Clairvaux Medieval reformer and mystic 1090-1153 You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved.” It’s hard to know how to characterize Bernard… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”