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John Foxe - Quotes

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A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence. ---->>>

When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory. ---->>>

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome. ---->>>

The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties. ---->>>

A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure. ---->>>

Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually, on an average, ten miserable beings! ---->>>

A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger. ---->>>

Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy. ---->>>

Biography

Name: John Foxe
Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: 1587
Occupation: Writer
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John Foxe (1516/17 – 18 April 1587) was an English historian and martyrologist, the author of Actes and Monuments (popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs), an account of Christian martyrs throughout Western history but emphasizing the sufferings of English Protestants and proto-Protestants from the fourteenth century through the reign of Mary I (wikipedia)