History Of The German People At The Close Of The Middle Ages Volume 8 by Johannes Janssen

History Of The German People At The Close Of The Middle Ages Volume 8

byJohannes Janssen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...and in imparting catechetical instruction. He, too, was firmly convinced that the schism in the Church was not to be treated as a mere learned controversy, but that what was most essentially needed was the conversion of the heart from which, much more than from the understanding, all this error and heresy proceeded. He was banished from Ratisbon in 1544. On being threatened that he would be thrown into the Danube he answered calmly: ' I hope to be able to rise to heaven even out of the waters of the Danube.'-He was quite ready, he wrote to an Italian marchioness, to give up his life, if only by so doing he could save the noble and mighty German nation from altogether losing the true faith.1 At Worms he often watched by the sick through whole nights, taking no money and living in poverty. 1 Meyer, Aacliensche Gcschichte, pp. 447 ff.-Agricola, i. 10; Boero, Jaio, p. 47. ' The first members of the new sect of the Jesuits,' a Calvinistic preacher complained later on, ' seduced numbers of people at Worms and in other places from the Holy Gospel; one of them, especially, who led a hypocritical life, spent half his days and nights in churches and hospitals, ate and drank very little, scarcely ever slept, and took care not to boast of good works, as is the habit of all the other rascals of his creed. This was well pleasing in the eyes of many, and thereby they were seduced into falling back into their popish idolatry, to the everlasting damnation of their souls, all through this despicable, hypocritical rogue and others of the tonsured gang.'3 Such was the judgment of Seibert on Claudius Jajus. ' Why should we grow bitter over the judgments of men? ' said Jajus; ' they pass by like spray in the wind; only God's Word and commandment endure for ever. To...

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Title:History Of The German People At The Close Of The Middle Ages Volume 8Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217224709

ISBN - 13:9780217224703

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