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The mirror of martyrs

Clement Cotton

The mirror of martyrs

in a short vieuu lively expressing the force of their faith, the feruency of their loue, the wisedome of their sayings, the patience of their suffrings, etc. : with their prayers and preparation for their last farevvell : whereunto is added two godly letters written by M. Bradford, full of sweet consolation for such as are afflicted in conscience

by Clement Cotton

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Published by Printed by T.P. for Io. Budge, and are to be sold at his shop at the great south doore of S. Paules, and at Brittaines Bursse in At London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martyrs -- England

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1774:4
    ContributionsBradford, John, 1510?-1555
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[18], 216, [8] p
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15188933M

      Martyrs Mirror or The Bloody Theater, first published in Holland in in Dutch by Thieleman J. van Braght, documents the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs, especially Anabaptists. The full title—The Bloody Theatre, or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians, Who Baptized Only Upon Confession of Faith, and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus, Their Saviour, From the time of Christ to year A.D. —is worth considering for a Size: KB.

    Martyrs Mirror or The Bloody Theater, first published in Holland in in Dutch by Thieleman J. van Braght, documents the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs, especially Anabaptists. The full title of the book is The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of . the bloody theater or martyrs mirror of the defenseless christians who baptized only upon confession of faith, and who suffered and died for the testimony of jesus, their saviour, from the time of christ to the year a.d. compiled from various authentic chronicles, memorials, and testimonies. illustrated.

    The primary accusation brought against Foxe's Book of Martyrs (originally titled Actes and Monuments) is its strong anti-Catholic bias. The doubt cast on the work is almost always the possible "spin" placed in the selection and retelling in order to elevate Protestantism as the true faith at the exclusion of other Christian sects.   Foxe's Book of Martyrs, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs vol 1 - audiobook by John Fox. Jnr.


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The mirror of martyrs by Clement Cotton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Martyrs Mirror is a record of the path of the early martyrs. The price of their own life, limbs, and blood was a gift they gladly gave to preserve what they believed to be a pure faith and the true Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Tortures, persecutions, and sufferings were endured with a fortitude and heroism that is unparalleled in history/5(67). MIRROR OF THE MARTYRS is based upon a book called MARTYRS MIRROR. MARTYRS MIRROR, written inis + pages revealing the history of the Christian doctrine and martyrs from the time of Christ forward.

The majority of the book focuses on Anibaptist martyrs. I do not recommend MIRROR OF THE MARTYRS as a prelude to reading MARTYRS MIRROR/5(7). The Mirror of the Martyrs is a retelling of a number of the stories from the Martyrs Mirror. While the original is an older form of English, the Mirror The Martyrs Mirror is The mirror of martyrs book collection of Anabaptist martyrs from the 16th and 17th century.

It is an incredibly shaping narrative for the heirs of the Anabaptist tradition/5. The Martyrs Mirror, first published in in the Netherlands, tells the stories of Christian martyrs, especially those who were Anabaptists.

Its author was Thieleman Jansz van Braght, elder of the Flemish Mennonite congregation at Dordrecht; illustrations were by engraver Jan Luiken. THE BLOODY THEATER OR MARTYRS MIRROR OF THE DEFENSELESS CHRISTIANS Who Baptized Only Upon Confession of Faith, and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus, Their Saviour, From the Time of Christ to the Year A.

COMPILED FROM VARIOUS AUTHENTIC CHRONICLES, MEMORIALS, AND TESTIMONIES, BY THIELEMAN J. van File Size: 7MB. Classic graphic accounts of more than 4, Christians who endured suffering, torture, and a martyrs death because of their simple faith in the gospel of Christ.

Includes more than 50 finely detailed etchings by noted Dutch artist Jan Luyken/5. rows  The Martyrs Mirror "Old Book," a collection of testimonies and letters of 16th century.

The Martyrs Mirror story is described more fully in the book, Mirror of the Martyrs, co-authored by John S. Oyer and Robert S. Kreider, Good Books,second edition, The page book highlights 27 stories from the Martyrs Mirror, all illustrated with etchings from the edition.

"This work comprises two books, each of them containing a different and independent topic. The first is a treatise of the Holy Baptism and of that which pertains to it.

The second is a historical acccount of the holy martyrs who suffered on account 5/5(1). On Fire for Christ: Stories of Anabaptist Martyrs Retold from Martyrs Mirror by Neta Jackson; Dave Jackson and a great selection of related books, art.

The most historically and culturally significant of these, The Bloody Theater —more commonly known as Martyrs Mirror —was assembled by the Dutch Mennonite minister Thieleman van Braght and published in Today, next to the Bible, it is the single most important text to Anabaptists—Amish, Mennonites, and Hutterites.

In some Anabaptist. When selling books in Amish communities, I’m often asked if I carry the Martyrs Mirror.

This book is very popular in Amish homes today. It is an account of the numerous Anabaptists, spiritual predecessors of the Amish, who perished on account of their faith.

InDutch Mennonite Thieleman J. van Braght published this immense and beautifully crafted collection of the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs from the preceding seventeen centuries, focusing mostly on Anabaptists, or Christians who practiced nonresistance.

John Fox's famous book detailing the lives, sufferings and triumphant deaths of the early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs. The book is illustrated throughout by woodcuts, some of them symbolizing the triumph of the Reformation, most of them depicting the sufferings of the martyrs.

The convocation of the English Church ordered in that copies of the “Book of Martyrs” should be kept for public inspection in all cathedrals and in the houses of church dignitaries.

This is intended as a reference set of the Jan Luiken () etchings in the Martyrs Mirror. These aren't intended to be high enough quality for print or other reproduction. The idea is to make it easier to find particular images and get an overview of the set.

These were scanned directly out of a copy of the edition. The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only Upon Confession of Faith, and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus, Their Savior, From the Time of Christ to the Year A.D.

Contains one of the most extensive collection of accounts of Anabaptist Christian martyrs from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Find out more about Mirror of the Martyrs by John Oyer, John Oyer, Robert S Kreider at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Octo Martyr's Mirror presents a history of Christian martyrs who set their minds on things above and overcame the evil one.

Some of greatest treasures in the book, Martyr's Mirror, are the letters of the martyrs written to their families and friends. They wrote about their emotional and spiritual struggles as their executions approached.

The book eludes efforts at conventional analysis. We are drawn to metaphors in our search for meaning. We Are in Awe In these stories selected from the Martyrs Mirror, we come into the presence of several thousand Anabaptists who died as martyrs -- more than any other group in the 16th century.

Rulers demanded these radicals' exile or death for Author: John Oyer. Since Martyrs Mirror was published in the sixteenth century, which documented the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs, thousands of men and women have walked into the fie. Although he is known predominantly in today’s Anabaptist communities for his iconic etchings in the Martyrs Mirror by Thieleman J.

van Braght (), Jan Luyken produced over three thousand other works that included paintings (of which only a few survive), drawings, prints, and poems. How sixteenth- and seventeenth-century martyrdom translated into key doctrinal lessons for certain contemporary Christians is what religious scholar David L.

Weaver-Zercher tries to understand in his expansive and thought-provoking new work, Martyrs Mirror: A Social History. The book’s percipient and fascinating analysis of the origins of 5/5.