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The Fathers of the German Reformed Church in Europe and America Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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The Fathers of the German Reformed Church in Europe and America Volume 1 (Paperback): Henry Harbaugh

The Fathers of the German Reformed Church in Europe and America Volume 1 (Paperback)

Henry Harbaugh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...gave great impulse to Biblical studies. JOHN DE LASKT. 1499--1560. "Legitimus et ecclesiastic et politic disciplinse usus est nervus totius ecelesiastici regiminis."--Joannes A Lasco, 1555. John De Lasky, the founder and organizer of the Reformed Church in East Friesland, the Netherlands, the lower Rhine, and in England, and the reformer of Poland, descended from one of the most prominent and wealthy families among the nobility of Poland. He was born in Warsaw 1499, and was a nephew of the primate of the realm, the Archbishop of Gnesen. Endowed with a strong mind and a resolute spirit, the advantages of his birth and education contributed to the formation of a manly, independent, and noble character, that was illustrated in all the leading acts of his eventful life. After completing his preliminary studies in Poland, De Lasky went abroad, in 1523, according to the custom of the times, and visited the celebrated schools of Lyons and Basel. At Lyons, he formed an intimate and lasting friendship with Albert Hardenberg, subsequently court-preacher to the Archbishop of Cologne, and the reformer of Bremen. In Zurich, he became acquainted with Zwingli, and took ground against him on the necessity of a Reformation. In opposition to the authority of the Roman Catholic Church and of the popes, which Lasky maintained, Zwingli referred him to the teachings of the Sacred Scriptures, of which, up to this time, he had but little knowledge. These discussions produced an ineffaceable impression upon him. But he did not yet possess very deep and clear views of Christian truth. Repairing to Basel, in 1525, he became the guest of the great Erasmus, for several months in succession, and by him was won decidedly for Christ and the science of...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Henry Harbaugh
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-152-90590-0
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-152-90590-2
Barcode: 9781152905900

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