The Reformation And Anti-reformation In Bohemia (volume 2)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byChristian Adolph Pescheck

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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. 1846. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. DIFFICULTIES ATTENDING THE EMIGRATION OF THE PROTESTANTS FROM BOHEMIA INSTANCES OF SUFFERING AND CONSTANCY--RESTING-PLACES OF THE EXILES RECEPTION AT ZITTAU GROSS HENNEBSDORF--SCHONBRUNN THE MORAVIAN BRETHREN--BUILD HERRNHUT--THEIR CONGREGATIONS--MISSIONARY STATIONS--THE DIASPORA SETTLEMENT AT NIESKY THE EXILES AT GEB HARDSDORF DRESDEN PIRNA ZINNWALD NEUSALZ--SCHNEEBERG--FREIBERG--ZWICKAU JOHANNGEORGENSTADT WIESENTHAL--WITTEM BERG BERLIN--IN SILESIA--HOLLAND--ENGLAND SWEDEN--DENMARK--AND POLAND--AMOS COMENIUS--HIS ADDRESS TO THE BOHEMIAN BRETHREN CONCLUSION. Having already described the melancholy period of 1621--1651, and the expulsion of the Protestants from their beautiful country; we shall now consider their actual parting, their flight into foreign lands, their arrival and the subsequent events which befel them in their exile. " To preserve," says the learned GStze of Liibeck, " the inestimable treasure of the gospel, and the glorious liberty of conscience, they did not hesitate to forsake their worldly treasures, and all that they possessed; therefore, they were also enabled to live in security and enjoy the blessings of our heavenly Father. We find zealous preachers, who undauntedly defended the truth, though this brought upon them excommunication and banishment; Christian men of the nobility and military, who cheerfully endured the loss of their estates and their honours; and further, godly housekeepers, who esteemed suffering for Christ's sake as greater riches than the treasures of Egypt. Though these individuals are already removed from their earthly habitations, and the miseries of their exile are no more, yet their posterity lives, and is so increased by the blessing of God, that justice requires of us, not only to preserve the na...

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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. 1846. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. DIFFICULTIES ATTENDING THE EMIGRATION OF THE PROTESTANTS FROM BOHEMIA INSTANCES OF SUFFERING AND CONSTANCY--RESTIN...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217131069

ISBN - 13:9780217131063

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