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"... given the present state of religion in general, it is hard to imagine another author, living or dead, that could be considered as important as John Knox. John Knox is thought by many to have been the most biblically consistent and thoroughgoing of all the great Reformers of the sixteenth century." - Dr. Reg Barrow.

"I know not if ever so much piety and genius were lodged in such a frail and weak body. Certain I am, that it will be difficult to find one in whom the gifts of the Holy Spirit shone so bright to the comfort of the church." - George Smeaton as cited in Thomas M'Crie, The Life of John Knox, 1831, p. 272.

"I found Knox to be a riveting author. His zeal and knowledge were extraordinary. The reformer's epistles burned with the fervor of a man writing from the front line of a battlefield. Here was a man entirely committed to serving Christ." - Kevin Reed, John Knox the Forgotten Reformer: Studies in the Theology of the Scottish Reformer, p. 9.

"With this (John Knox's) concern for purity of worship, it is no wonder that the Scottish Reformation was the most thorough among any of the Protestant nations" - Kevin Reed in the introduction to John Knox's True and False Worship: A Vindication of the Doctrine that the Sacrifice of the Mass is Idolatry, p. 14.

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"And to be sure there is a power in unswerving conviction that inevitably arrests the attention of both men and nations. There is an almost indescribable appeal that attaches itself to uncompromising vision and principled passion. This fact was undoubtedly illustrated quite vividly all throughout the life and work of John Knox" (Thomas Carlyle).

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The Scottish Confession of Faith (1560) by John Knox and Others

The Daily Exercise of God's Most Holy and Sacred Word - John Knox on Family Worship (1557)

A Faithful Admonition to the Professors of God's Truth in England (1554) by John Knox ("After dispatching the Two Comfortable Epistles, Knox awaited further news on the Protestant cause in England. The information he received within the next few weeks was certainly discouraging. The government of Queen Mary conducted a crackdown against Protestants; faithful preachers [including Cranmer, Latimer, and Ridley] were placed under arrest. Popish prelates were restored to the positions of highest authority: notably Edmund Bonner to the bishopric of London, Stephen Gardiner to his former see of Winchester, and Cuthbert Tonstall to Durham. Further, among the laity, many professing Protestants had begun to drift back to the Romish communion, partaking of the papal Mass. Some tried to cover their deeds with the explanation that their outward conformity to Romish rites did not necessitate their inward acceptance of the corruptions of Rome. Writing to his mother-in-law, on July 20th, Knox records with grief his knowledge that 'a great part, under pretence that they may keep faith secret in the heart, and yet do as idolaters do, begin now to fall before that idol.' Meanwhile, others were holding fast the good confession, refusing to submit to Romish idolatry. Secret meetings of Protestants were held throughout the land, as the true church went underground. Knox's previous letters were styled comfortable epistles; he now sees the need for a firmer admonition. While acknowledging the risk of persecution to the faithful, the reformer perceives a greater danger in compromising with idolatry. Government persecution may bring the disfavour of men, loss of personal goods and, in some cases, physical death; but idolatry brings down the wrath of God, resulting in grievous punishments, now and through eternity. Idolatry also invites a curse upon the posterity of the nation. In an intense pastoral appeal, Knox strongly admonishes his readers to avoid conforming to the Romish rites of worship. This treatise also has important ramifications respecting the duties of Christians confronted by political or ecclesiastical tyranny," writes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

The Appellation from the Sentence Pronounced by the Bishops and Clergy: Addressed to the Nobility and Estates of Scotland (1558) by John Knox (Mason states that this Appeal "is the most important... of Knox's political writings," [in the Introduction to his compilation of Knox's political writings titled On Rebellion]. It shows in a conclusive manner that Knox wanted a CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT of the Reformed religion, which was careful to "disapprove, detest, oppose and remove all false worship and all monuments of idolatry" [cf. Westminster Larger Catechism #108]. It also clearly demonstrates that Knox believed in and promoted the continuing binding validity of the moral equity found in Old Testament case laws and the penal sanctions attached to them, including the death penalty.

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Knox's Call to the Ministry and First Public Debate (1547) with an editor's note by Kevin Reed ("The following extract is taken from Knox's First Book of the History of the Reformation within the Realm of Scotland: Containing the Manner and by What Persons the Light of Christ's Evangel hath been Manifested unto this Realm, After that Horrible and Universal Defection from the Truth, which has Come by the Means of that Roman Antichrist [Knox's Works, Vol. 1, pp. 185-201]. It contains the reformer's own account of his call to the ministry, and his first public debate with popish authorities," writes Kevin Reed. This debate illustrates that at "the outset of his public ministry, Knox gave expression to the regulative principle of worship. Knox built upon this theme throughout his writings. It is important to note this declaration of the principle appeared early in his career, prior to his extensive contacts with the continental reformers" [Reed]. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

A Vindication of the Doctrine that the Sacrifice of the Mass is Idolatry (1550) by John Knox

The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women (1558) by John Knox ("The First Blast of the Trumpet is, perhaps, Knox's most famous and controversial work. In the twentieth century, few people have read the book, and still fewer have made an attempt to understand the reformer's position. For Knox, the teaching of scripture alone is sufficient to prove that women should not bear rule over men. The testimony of scripture is so plain, he wrote, that 'to add anything were superfluous, were it not that the world is almost now come to that blindness, that whatsoever pleases not the princes and the multitude, the same is rejected as doctrine newly forged, and is condemned for heresy' (p. 390)... The treatise was published in Geneva in 1558. As indicated in the preface, the work was published anonymously. The author wished to conceal his identity, until he had issued two more blasts, intending to disclose his name with the publication of the Third Blast. The reformer's plan to write two sequels remained unfulfilled, although he later published a summary of the contents which he proposed to treat in the Second Blast. The summary of the Second Blast was appended originally to his Appellation (1558), but readers will find this summary following the First Blast in the present volume..." notes Kevin Reed. Included among the propositions to be dealt with in Knox's Second Blast we find, "No manifest idolater, nor notorious transgressor of God's holy precepts, ought to be promoted to any public regiment [government], honour, or dignity, in any realm, province, or city that has subjected itself to his blessed evangel." This statement clearly demonstrates how Knox was a forerunner of those valiant Covenanters who later laid down their lives rather than compromising the truth of Christ's Kingship in and over the civil realm. This etext is extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

A Summary, According to the Holy Scriptures, of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper (1550) by John Knox ("This brief declaration, although a separate composition, was appended to Knox's Vindication of the Doctrine that the Sacrice of the Mass is Idolatry [1550]," notes Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

The Order of Excommunication and Public Repentance (1569)
was adopted by the church of Scotland in 1569. The text of this edition is based primarily upon the published edition in The Works of John Knox, edited by David Laing (Edinburgh: James Thin, 1895), vol. vi, pp. 447-70.

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A Treatise on Prayer, or, a Confession, and Declaration of Prayers Added Thereto by John Knox

A Brief Exhortation to England, for the Speedy Embracing of the Gospel Heretofore by the Tyranny of Mary Suppressed and Banished (1559 ) by John Knox ("In November 1558, Bloody Mary died, much to the relief of the entire Protestant world. Most of the Englishmen in Knox's congregation in Geneva made plans to return quickly to their native country. About this same time, Knox addressed a letter to the English nation, calling for national repentance over the recent apostasy during Mary's reign, and explaining the urgency of a thorough reformation. Some historians have reflected negatively on the vehemence of Knox's remarks. Perhaps they should peruse the long list of the martyrs named in the appendix to this work. Critics may then find a clue for understanding the reformer's zeal. Knox is discussing serious matters of life and death -- spiritual issues which affect us deeply in this life, and for eternity," notes Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

An Epistle to the Inhabitants of Newcastle and Berwick (1558) by John Knox ("During the "wicked days" of Mary's reign in England, many Protestants defected from the faith. Others displayed a compromising and timid disposition, which implied acquiescence to the evil deeds of the tyrants who ruled in civil and ecclesiastical matters. No doubt, the news from England was grievous to Knox, who never relinquished his concern for the people in Newcastle and Berwick, among whom he had previously ministered during the reign of Edward vi. With intense pastoral zeal, the reformer sent this epistle, calling upon the people to repent of their apostasy and diffidence, and urging them to defend the true religion in the face of adversity," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

A Godly Letter of Warning or Admonition to the Faithful in London, Newcastle, and Berwick (1553) by John Knox ("The Godly Letter of Warning or Admonition is filled with urgency, in view of the spreading apostasy in England. Knox calls upon his readers to hold firm their profession of the Protestant faith. He admonishes them to flee from all practices of idolatry -- especially the Mass. Knox calls his people to separate from compromising associations with idolaters; the Lord's people must never condone false religion, or give the impression that corrupt worship is a matter of indifference. Toward the end of the treatise, the reformer makes a moving appeal to the people to consider the ramifications which their actions will have on their posterity. He also discusses the covenantal relationship between God and the church," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

Letters to His Brethren, and the Lords Professing the Truth in Scotland (1557) by John Knox ("In December Knox sent a general letter to his brethren in Scotland, warning them to avoid the pernicious influences of the Anabaptists. He sent an additional letter to the nobility, exhorting them to undertake their duties to foster reform in Scotland. The reformer remained in France for several months, labouring among Protestants there. Then, early in 1558, he returned to Geneva," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

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Letter Addressed to the Commonalty of Scotland (1558)  by John Knox ("After writing letters to the queen regent and the nobility (see pages 437-532), Knox turns his attention to the ordinary citizens of Scotland. The reformer demonstrates that all men have a duty to heed the word of God, and to promote true religion within their homeland. Knox exhorts the commonalty to resist both civil and ecclesiastical tyranny," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

Letter to the Queen Dowager, Regent of Scotland (Augmented Version) (1558)  by John Knox ("This epistle is particularly interesting as it addresses the duty of magistrates to promote true religion. It reveals the prophetic spirit which was typical of much of the reformer's ministry," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

A Letter of Wholesome Counsel, Addressed to His Brethren in Scotland (1556)  by John Knox ("The importance of this letter was not overlooked by the reformer's biographer, Thomas M'Crie, who stated that it may be viewed "as an important document regarding the state of the Protestant church in Scotland previous to the establishment of the Reformation" (Life of Knox [Edinburgh, 1855], p. 95). On the whole, the epistle is a primer on how to sow the seeds of Reformation, in times when the church is in a low condition. Thus, this letter has great relevance for contemporary Christians who find themselves isolated from a regular (faithful) ministry and duly constituted reformed congregations," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

A Notable and Comfortable Exposition upon Matthew IV, Concerning the Temptations of Christ in the Wilderness (1556)  by John Knox ("Early in 1556, Knox journeyed to Scotland to help strengthen the budding cause of Reformation. He preached in houses and dispensed the Lord's Supper to those who had broken with the church of Rome. Knox returned to Geneva in September, undertaking pastoral duties within the English-speaking congregation there. Knox took his wife, Marjory, and her mother, Mrs. Bowes, back to Geneva with him. ... Since this Exposition was initially preached, before being written, it provides a rare glimpse of the reformer's pulpit ministry. The Exposition reveals another facet of Knox's eminent pastoral gifts," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

An Exposition Upon the Sixth Psalm of David (1553)  by John Knox (Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

Two Comfortable Epistles to His Afflicted Brethren in England (1554)  by John Knox ("The two following epistles were written by Knox after his return to Dieppe, and are dated the 10th and 31st of May 1554." notes David Laing in an editor's note to Knox's Works, Vol. 3, p. 229. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

Answers to Some Questions Concerning Baptism, etc. (1556 )  by John Knox ("The advice which follows deals mainly with the subject of baptism. Among the questions Knox addresses are: Is Romish baptism valid? Should baptism be repeated in the case of those who were baptized in infancy according to the Romish order? The other queries concern unrelated subjects: Are the prohibitions of the Jerusalem Council (Acts 15), respecting unclean foods still binding? How should tithes be collected and distributed?," notes Kevin Reed. Extracted from: Selected Writings of John Knox: Public Epistles, Treatises, and Expositions to the Year 1559.)

John Knox's First Interview with Queen Mary (1561)

John Knox Versus Bill Clinton

The Life of Mr. JOHN KNOX taken from Biographia Scoticana by John Howie.


Life of John Knox by Thomas M'Crie D.D. (1847 edition) - Print edition available at http://www.swrb.com/catalog/K.htm under "KNOX, JOHN."

 

A Most Wholesome Counsel... touching the Daily Exercise of God's Most Holy and Sacred Word. By John Knox

 

A Confession and Declaration of Prayers. By John Knox

 

On the True Catholic Church: An Answer to a Letter of a Jesuit named Tyrie. By John Knox

 

The Execution of Servetus for Blasphemy, Heresy, & Obstinate Anabaptism, Defended. By John Knox

 

29 Propositions of Theodore Beza touching the Providence of God, translated by John Knox. By John Knox

 

Items Excerpted from John Knox's History of the Reformation

 

The First Covenant of Scotland. At Edinburgh, 1557. By John Knox

The Second Covenant of Scotland. At Perth, 1559. By John Knox

 

A Debate with Secretary Lethington on the Duty of Christian Subjects to Execute Judgement upon Criminal Magistrates. By John Knox

 

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True and False Worship: A Vindication of the Doctrine that the Sacrifice of the Mass is Idolatry (1550, by John Knox)
John Knox (From Knox's 6 Volume Works)
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Reformation, Revolution and Romanism (1558) by John Knox
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John Knox (From Knox's 6 Volume Works)
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Predestination Defended, in Answer to an Attack by an Anabaptist #8 by John Knox
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John Knox and James Stewart: Scotland's Two Sons of Oil by John Howie (from Scots Worthies)
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John Knox - His Life and Ministry by David Silversides

John Knox (Scottish Reformer, Reformation Leader, Presbyterian & Fiery Preacher) by Iain Murray (Banner of Truth)

John Knox: The Fiery Reformer of Scotland by Brian Borgman

John Knox and the Scottish Reformation (1st lecture) by Sherman Isbell

Life of John Knox by Sherman Isbell

John Knox, the Scottish Covenanters, & the Westminster Assembly 1/3 by Dr. C. Gregg Singer

John Knox, the Scottish Covenanters, & the Westminster Assembly 2/3 by Dr. C. Gregg Singer

John Knox, the Scottish Covenanters, & the Westminster Assembly 3/3 by Dr. C. Gregg Singer

John Knox (1514-1572) and the Battle - The Scottish Reformation 2006 (MP3) by Iain Murray

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The Eschatology of Victory #12: From John Knox to the Synod of Dordt by Dr. Francis Nigel Lee

John Knox the Thundering Scottish Reformer by Richard Bennett

Life & Times of John Knox (part 1) Nick Needham (MP3)icon

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Life & Times of John Knox (part 3) Nick Needham (MP3)icon

A Defense of Covenanting by Greg Price

DEBATE on the Meaning of the Church in Reformation Thought by Greg Barrow

Covenants and Covenanting (1/7) Introduction To The Covenanted Third Reformation by Greg Price

Biographia Scoticana (14 of 21) or Scots Worthies by John Howie

The Scottish Reformer John Knox by Dr. Ian R. K. Paisley

The Fist of John Knox by Dr. Ian R. K. Paisley

John Knox by Dr. Alan Cairns

John Knox and John Calvin by Joe Morecraft

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The Monstrous Regiment of Women (Interview with Colin Gunn) by Kevin Swanson
What can we say when women rule in the family, the church, and the state? We can tell you what God thinks in Isaiah 3:12. Or we could tell you what the reformer, John Knox thought about it. And that's precisely what Colin Gunn does in his award winning film, 'The Monstrous Regiment of Women.' It may have won the most politically incorrect film of the day, but then again, that's what Mary Queen of Scots thought about the Knox tome. The subject is far more relevant and incendiary today than ever before. Do not miss this historical interview with the producer of the Best of Festival winner of the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.
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Life of Knox by Thomas M'Crie

On Justification by Faith Alone by John Knox

Against an Anabaptist: In Defense of Predestination by John Knox

An Admonition to Flee Idolatry, Romanism and All False Worship (1554) by John Knox

What to Do When There Is No Faithful Church in Your Area by John Knox

John Knox Debates God's Law, Idolatry and Civil Resistance in the General Assembly of 1564

Against Apostasy and Indifference (An Epistle to the Inhabitants of New Castle and Berwick, 1558) by John Knox

Against Romish Rites and Political and Ecclesiastical Tyranny, A Faithful Admonition to the Professors of God's Truth in England (1554) by John Knox

National Repentance and Reformation (A Brief Exhortation to England for the Speedy Embracing of the Gospel, 1559) by John Knox

John Knox's Only Written Sermon - A Sermon on Isaiah 23:13-21

Select Practical Writings of John Knox

Knox in the Hands of the Philistines (1903) by David Hay Fleming

An Answer to a Jesuit: The Marks of a True Church and Ministry: An Answer to a Letter Written by James Tyrie, A Scottish Jesuit, 1572 by John Knox

The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women (1558) by John Knox

Biographia Scoticana by John Howie (includes a biography of John Knox)

John Knox and the Church of England: His Work in Her Pulpit and His Influence Upon Her Liturgy, Articles, and Parties (1875) by Peter Lorimer

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John Knox: A Biography 2 Volume Set (1895) by P. Hume Brown

John Knox by Taylor Innes

John Knox, Oliver Cromwell, God's Law and the Reformation of Civil Government by Dr. Reg Barrow

John Knox: His Ideas and Ideals by James Stalker

Leaders of the Reformation (1860) by William Cunningham

Sketches of the Covenanters (1913) by J. C. McFeeters

For Christ's Crown & Covenant: The Story of the Scottish Covenanters (DVD)

The Reformation in Scotland by John Knox (Banner of Truth Publishing)

The Scots Worthies by John Howie (Banner of Truth Publishing)

Amazing Grace: The History & Theology of Calvinism (DVD)

John Knox: An Introduction to His Life and Works by Richard G. Kyle & Dale W. Johnson

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Reformation, Revolution and Romanism (Free Online MP3)
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The Works of John Knox (6 volumes)
Here is a chance to touch the flame that ignited whole nations for covenanted Reformation. John Knox is considered by many to have been the most biblically consistent and thoroughgoing of all the great Reformers of the sixteenth century. "John Knox was in fact the embodiment of the Scottish Reformation as its preacher, theologian, liturgist, historian, and catalyst for reform." (Hall and Hall, ed. Paradigms in Polity: Classic Readings in Reformed and Presbyterian Church Government [Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1994], p. 219)."With this concern for purity of worship," notes Kevin Reed regarding Knox, "it is no wonder that the Scottish Reformation was the most thorough among any of the Protestant nations." (From the introduction to John Knox, True and False Worship: A Vindication of the Doctrine that the Sacrifice of the Mass is Idolatry [Dallas, TX: Presbyterian Heritage Publications, 1550 reprinted 1994], p.14.). "I know not," states George Smeaton, "if ever so much piety and genius were lodged in such a frail and weak body. Certain I am, that it will be difficult to find one in whom the gifts of the Holy Spirit shone so bright to the comfort of the church." (Cited in Thomas M'Crie, The Life of John Knox [1831], p. 272.) The Works of John Knox listed here is the complete six volume set collected by David Laing, 1895. Concerning this 6 volume collection, Kyle, in The Mind of John Knox (p. 14) notes, "The only real basis for a study of Knox's thought must be the writings of the reformer himself. From 1846 to 1864, David Laing collected and edited nearly all of Knox's extant writings. This remarkable collection, which scholars regard highly, is indispensable for any serious study of John Knox."
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Volume 1 of The Works of John Knox- Unedited History of the Reformation in Scotland (Book 1 & 2) and 18 appendices.
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Volume 2 of The Works of John Knox - Unedited History of the Reformation in Scotland (Book 3, 4 and 5) and six appendices, index, etc.
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Volume 3 of The Works of John Knox - EPISTLES, ADMONITIONS, etc.
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Volume 4 of The Works of John Knox
- Includes "The Appellation... to the Scottish Nobility," "The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women," Answers Concerning Baptism, Form of Prayers/Sacraments in Geneva 1556, "Letter to the Queen," "Summary of the Proposed Second Blast of the Trumpet," and much more.
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KNOX, JOHN

Volume 5 of The Works of John Knox
- Includes "On Predestination, in Answer to the Cavillations by an Anabaptist" (462 pp.), which Boettner, in his Reformed Doctrine of Predestination, calls Knox's "chief theological work." Also, A Letter to John Foxe, Names of Martyrs, etc. 536 pages.
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KNOX, JOHN

Volume 6 of The Works of John Knox
- Includes the Life of Knox, Letters relating to Reformation in Scotland, The Book of Common Order, a debate concerning the Mass, Fasting, "The Order of Excommunication and Public Repentance," indices of names, places and the general index, etc. 755 pages.
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