Martyrs To The Tract Cause; A Contribution To The History Of The Reformation. Tract Writers--tract Distributers--tract Readers by John Fletcher Hurst

Martyrs To The Tract Cause; A Contribution To The History Of The Reformation. Tract Writers--tract…

byJohn Fletcher Hurst

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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. 1872. Excerpt: ... to the Pope and his prelates there arose a great commotion, and every one demanded that he should be immediately put to death. Thereupon the executioner threw the rope about his neck, and strangled him, after which his corpse was burned. Such was the end of Giovanni Luigi Paschali at Rome; but the power of his good example, the influence of his tracts, and the memory of his death did not die. Through these, many souls after his departure were brought into the fold of Christ. IV. Antonio Paleario. The most important tract written during the time of the Reformation was the one entitled, The Benefit of Christ. The author of it, Antonio Paleario, died the death of a heroic martyr at Rome, as a witness to the truth he had uttered in its pages. Antonio Paleario, or, as his name was originally spelled, Antonio degli Pagliari, was born about the year 1500, at Veroli, an old Italian city. He was of aristocratic family, and passed his childhood in retirement. Enjoyment of the beauties of nature, a passionate love of books, and a childlike veneration of the aged, characterized the boy in his early years. But his parents were taken from him at a tender age, and the orphan was now cared for by a citizen of Veroli, Giovanni Martelli, a friend of his father. The Bishop of Veroli, Eunio Philonardi, was deeply interested in him, and paid attention to the formation of his character and the development of his talents. Paleario always held these two men in grateful remembrance. His native city could not long satisfy his great thirst for knowledge; therefore, in his seventeenth year, he repaired to Rome, as the fountain where his thirst might be quenched Here he became interested in the study of Greek and Roman antiquities, and formed the friendship of many prominent persons....

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Title:Martyrs To The Tract Cause; A Contribution To The History Of The Reformation. Tract Writers--tract…Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217231373

ISBN - 13:9780217231374

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