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“That one thing” by Martin Luther

Furthermore, to put aside all kind of works, even contemplation, meditation, and all that the soul can do, does not help. One thing, and only one thing, is necessary for Christian life, righteousness, and freedom. That one thing is the … Continue reading

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“The Very Word of God” by Heinrich Bullinger

“Wherefore when this Word of God is now preached in the church by preachers lawfully called, we believe that the very Word of God is proclaimed, and received by the faithful; and that neither any other Word of God is … Continue reading

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“Books Played a Major Part” by Diarmaid MacCulloch

The outbreak of way in 1562 was the culmination of a decade of extraordinary growth in French Protestantism. There may have been two million adherents in around a thousand congregations by 1562, while in the early 1550s there had been … Continue reading

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