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On this day in 1533 - John Frith was burned at the stake for heresy

John Frith was born in 1503 in Westerham, Kent to Richard Frith, innkeeper of the White Horse Inn. Frith was educated at Sevenoaks Grammar School before transferring to Eton College and later Queen’s College, Cambridge, although Frith received his BA from King’s College. 640 more words

Tudor Chronicles

Read Through History: June 2015

This last month’s been eventful. I’ve been to Warwickshire (blog post on the way), Kent and London to see Elton John and Fleetwood Mac Live (yes, the real ones!) and have finished the first draft of a novella. 162 more words

Historical Fiction

My Conversation with Dr. Jennifer McNutt

To listen to my conversation on SoundCloud, click here

Dr. McNutt is a Church Historian at Wheaton College. I was excited to talk to her about her about her research focus on the Reformation and the influence of Calvin on later generations of pastors and churches in Geneva. 58 more words


The Glory of the Lord

Just finished the Book of Exodus. I am always amazed at the artisans involved in the design and manufacture of the elements of the Tabernacle. Gold filigree pounded so thin that it could be cut into threads “tightly twisted into fabric” Never am sure about how well the scriptures are translated in terms of their accuracy language to language, and whether they escaped the tendency of men to elaborate and embellish with folklore. 457 more words


July 3 -- movement

Today’s Bible reading

Read: Mark 7:24-30

He said to her, “For saying that, you may go—the demon has left your daughter.” So she went home, found the child lying on the bed, and the demon gone. 628 more words

Deep People Make Disciples

Sola Vita

Source Images

Jefferts Schori greeting attendees at the consecration of the 10th Bishop of Western Oregon, photograph by Ozma1981
Wishart’s initials at the site of his execution, photographed by Kim Traynor… 21 more words