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Angling Toward Anglicanism

We’ve been looking in previous weeks about how Protestantism took hold in various European nations, but I think England might be the only case where it was instituted by a king, and for personal reasons at that. The monarch in … Continue reading

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Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knox

In the past few weeks, I’ve looked at some of the major Protestant reformers on the European continent, but the British Isles remain to be addressed. The story of how King Henry VIII split with the Catholic Church for personal … Continue reading

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