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More Early Books with Notes and Annotations!

These two annotated books are of different species, but both are common usages for writing in books the first one , The 1684 Almanac has been used as a note-book, bound with 12 extra pages both before and after the printed text which is interleaved, The original owner has used nearly every one. 890 more words

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Feast of Petrus Nigidius and Georg Nigidius (November 25)

Above:  Allendorf in 1655, by Matthaus Merian

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PETRUS NIGIDIUS (1501-1583)

German Lutheran Educator and Composer

perhaps the father of… 663 more words

Church Calendar 11--November

Faith Alone Does Not Save . . . No Matter How Many Times Protestants Say It Does

“We are saved by faith alone.”

The Bible doesn’t say it. In fact, the Bible rejects it.

It was not part of Christian belief for the first 1,500 years of Christianity. 2,483 more words

The Bible

WHY GO ARMINIANISTIC SOTERIOLOGY (5th and concluding part)

Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) an erudite, international linguist who taught human freedom humanistically, did espouse a kind of Christian hedonism, justifying it from a religious perspective. Erasmus described himself as a poet and orator rather than an inquirer of the truth. 2,308 more words

Christian Doctrine

QUOTE (Philip Melanchthon) - Feb 15

“Those who have been renewed by the Spirit of Christ now conform voluntarily even without the Law to what the Law used to command. The Law is the will of God; the Holy Spirit is nothing else than the living will of God and its being in action.” 66 more words

Christianity

Philippi Melanchthonis Philosophiae moralis epitomae libri duo

376G      Melanchthon, Philipp.      1497-1560           Philippi Melanchthonis Philosophiae moralis epitomae libri duo emendati & aucti : nam tres virtutes additae, quintus Aristotelis totus immutatus : accessit etiam tractatus De autoritate principum & alter De arbore consanguinitatis & affinitatis, & index copiosus. 806 more words

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A Prayer of Philipp Melanchthon

Yesterday, in honor of Reformation Sunday, I began our Bible study with the following prayer from Philipp Melanchthon, a close associate of Martin Luther. Melanchthon was the primary author of the Augsburg Confession which is one of the foundational confessional documents of Lutheran Churches to this day. 92 more words

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