If God Spare My Life: Tyndale, the English Bible and Sir Thomas More

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William Tyndale (1494 - 1536) is one of history's most famous martyrs. Being out of sympathy with the contemporary English church and suspected of heresy, he left England in 1522 and matriculated at Wittenberg two years later where he got to know Luther. In 1525 he translated the New Testament and, by 1531, the Pentateuch. He had reached the book of Jonah when he was burned for heresy near Brussels. This account ties Sir Thomas More, newly named patron saint of politicians, to the betrayal and burning of Tyndale. The ...

If God Spare My Life: Tyndale, the English Bible and Sir Thomas More 2002, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316860925

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