By John Knox
This version of the main major political writings of the sixteenth-century Protestant reformer John Knox offers exact yet available types of all of his writings at the subject matter of uprising, together with his infamous First Blast of the Trumpet opposed to the sizeable Regiment of ladies, and offers scholars and students alike with the technique of tracing the evolution of his political radicalism and comparing its influence. the 1st entire variation of Knox's political writings, it sheds very important new mild at the political and spiritual considered the Reformation interval.
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