"Foxe's Book Of Martyrs" by John Foxe, Edited by Amazon Best Selling Author, Rev. Allen SmithThis book should be on the shelf of every Born Again Christian. Like the Bible, it should not just sit there. This is history, and not just any history. It is the history of the church. We not only need to learn from it, we must learn from it. If it it happened before, and it did, then it can happen again. In the last few years, we have slowly seen persecution on the church again. It is slowly getting worse. Will it result in the same type of persecution this book describes? Only time will tell!John Foxe was born in Boston in Lincolnshire, in 1516, and died on April 8, 1587. His most known publication was "Foxe's Book of Martyrs". It is said, that outside of the Bible itself, the three most important books ever written were, John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion, and John Foxe's Book of Martyrs.
This book is the fourth book in a series of books by Great Ministers of the past. This series is called: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CLASSICS, and is published by Lighthouse International Ministries. Foxe's Book of Martyrs has been called "The most important Christian work ever printed outside of the Bible itself." This book documents the martyrdom of all of history's recorded saints from the original Apostles of the First Century, to the mid-16th Century Reformation. . It is written with great passion and tenderness, telling the dramatic story of some of the most thrilling periods in Christian history."Foxe's Book of Martyr's" was originally published in three tall leather volumes, with nearly 3,000 pages. It was later edited and abridged by William Byron Forbush, and is much shorter than Foxe's original version.
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