Thursday, August 24, 2006

Black Bartholomew's Day

On this dark day in church history...

A multitude of French Calvinists were slaughtered for their faith (1572);

Nearly two thousand nonconformists were ejected from their pulpits (1662);

And the Puritan John Owen went home to glory (1683).

An Eyewitness Account of the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Francois Dubois (1790-1871)

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1 comment:

H.C. Ross said...

What a day! Talk about memento mori!


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