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Vermigli on the Importance of Resurrection

The Reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) introduces his locus de resurrectione with these comments on the difficulty and importance of this doctrine:

The article on the resurrection of the flesh is believed with great difficulty because it is a reality so remote from human reason.

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It was not only manuscripts that were cut up and used in bindings for new books in the sixteenth and seventeenth century: printed texts could suffer the same fate. 275 more words