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CS Lewis on the Word “Puritan”

From CSL’s Introduction to 16th Century English Literature: Dickens’s Mrs Clennam, trying to expiate her early sin by a long life of voluntary gloom was doing exactly what the first Protestants would have forbidden her to do. They would have thought her whole conception of expiation papistical. On the Protestant view one could not, and […]

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John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments Now Online

Most people familiar with church history have heard of John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. Not quite so many know that it was actually titled The Acts and Monuments and was much, much longer. Indeed, The Acts and Monuments would have hardly been accessible at all just a few years ago. Now you can read the whole thing online, complete with […]