Chapter 5:Persecutions in France, Massacre of St. Bartholomew, and Revocation of the Edict of Nantes 29.-We have already seen, in the massacres of the Waldenses of Beziers, Menerbe, Lavaur, and other places, that the emissaries of papal vengeance did not always wait for the slow process of inquisitorial examination and torture, to wreak their vengeance Read More
Ireland has a very distinctive history. It was an island untouched by the Roman legions, and Patrick, the Evangelist, brought to it the Gospel of grace. Patrick was descended from a family that had placed their faith in Christ Jesus for at least two generations. He tells us his father was “the deacon Calpurnius, son Read More
by Dr. J. A. Wylie LL.D., Excerpted from the massive 2 vol. History of Protestantism Chapter 1 Contents Rome’s New Army—Ignatius Loyola—His Birth—His Wars—He is Wounded—Betakes him to the Legends of the Saints—His Fanaticism Kindled—The Knight-Errant of Mary—The Cave at Manressa— His Mortifications—Comparison between Luther and Ignatius Loyola—An Awakening of the Con- science in both—Luther Read More
to be the most dangerous of the Catholic mindsets to pervade Christian circles.
Chapter 4: Inhumane Persecutions of the Waldenses We have already given an account of the popish crusade against the Waldenses of the south of France , and the horrible cruelties and massacres inflicted on them by the bloody Montfort and the Pope’s legate, at the commencement of the thirteenth century. (Book v., chap. 7, 8.) Read More