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The Life of Philip Melancthon Comprising an Account of the Most Important Transactions of The Reformation

By Francis Augustus Cox

1817

Gale and Fenner : London

9" by 6"

xxiv, 581pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

The second edition of this biographical work regarding the German Lutheran reformer, Philip Melancthon. Melancthon was the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation and intellectual leader of the Lutheran reformation.

Melancthon is a pivotal figure in the sixteenth century Protestant Reformation and stands with Martin Luther and Jean Calvin as an architect of Protestantism. He was a collaborator with Martin Luther and therefore is, after Luther, the primary founder of Lutheranism. With a portrait frontispiece and one facsimile plate of Melancthon's handwriting. Written by Francis Augustus Cox, a prominent English Baptist minister. Cox wrote senveral works including a history of the Baptist Missionary Society and two volumes of Biographies of females in The Bible. A comprehensive biography of this influential reformer, whose peaceful qualities led to his popularity by many.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding. Rebacked with the original boards preserved. Externally, generally smart with patches of light rubbing to the extremities Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, 'Miss Rigden'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Patches of foxing to pages 5-13. Otherwise just the occasional light spots.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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