The raising of the Egyptian Lazarus

 

Something a little different….

A misguided belief prominent at the time was that the people we know as the Roma(ni) today were actually the descendents of Egyptian slaves – many said of those who had rescued Jesus. This led some…

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David Joris & his alter ego, Jan van Brugge

David Joris (c. 1501 – 1556) was a theologian generally regarded as an Anabaptist but who actually went through several separate phases over the course of his life and who is sometimes cited as the…

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The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (1)

Although later central to the schism and defection which tore the Family of Love in two, Hendrik Jansen Van Barrefelt was one of the first members of Hendrik Niclaes’ Family of Love to be mentioned…

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Archi’ve Discovered: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, 1563 — The Iron Room

One of the items selected by our researchers for our Explore Your Archive pop-up exhibition on Saturday 19th November was a hefty sixteenth century volume created by John Foxe, The Book of Martyrs printed in 1563. As a new member of the team constantly learning more about the collections we hold, I decided to look […]

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Doctrine of Election (1)

The Doctrine of Election, the Signs and the Means on the English Radical Fringe, 1560 – 1660 Please note: this essay can be downloaded in PDF format in the DOWNLOADS section. Introduction: the Elec…

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