The Theologia, Brierley & the Grindletonians

During James I’s reign, an extraordinary text found its way into England. It had originally been written centuries earlier, probably by a monk in a monastery in the Frankfurt area. It was especiall…

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The Sabbath of the Great Silence or… my father’s faith and my mother’s suffering (c. 1607)

Chapter 1 – 7: The Sabbath of the Great Silence or… my father’s faith and my mother’s suffering (also circa 1607 or a little time before, Samlesbury)   Please feel free to share. The lin…

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Testimony of Giles Creech, Lambeth Feb 1637/38 — A CERTAIN MEASURE OF PERFECTION

1637/38 Giles Creech who had clearly been mixed up with Familist or Antinomian views, decided to spill the beans on his former associates. He claimed that he had been forced to turn informant becau… Source: Testimony of Giles Creech, Lambeth Feb 1637/38

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Chapter 1 -20: Beloved in Christ amongst us

I entered unnoticed that evening from an outside that the night was already encasing in frost. The freeze now lay everywhere on the outskirts of the village even though the sun had only recently – …

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FIRST CHAPTER: The dead man’s book lives…

THE OPENING CHAPTER: FROM FELL FARM It is always a chore for a woman alone to sort through a dead man’s possessions. It has been my inevitable responsibility this week in a cold year in which the w…

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The key

https://certainmeasureofperfection.wordpress.com/a-key-in-your-hands-that-unlocks-all-treasures/

—…Ah, my friend [he did not look as though he was anyone’s friend!], not my cursed business! If you are paying to have it copied, that is good enough for me – there will be no further questions asked. You’re willing to pay for the job; it’s as good as done!