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Emblem of Faith Untouched : A Short Life of Thomas Cranmer (Paperback) (Leslie Williams)

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Uncovers one of the most remarkable lives in the tumultuous English Reformation
Thomas Cranmer (1489–1556) was the first Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, the author of the Book of Common Prayer, and a central figure in the English Protestant Reformation. Few theologians have led such an eventful life: Cranmer helped Henry VIII break with the pope, pressed his vision of the Reformation through the reign of Edward VI, was forced to recant under Queen Mary, and then dramatically withdrew his recantations before being burned alive.
This gripping biography by Leslie Winfield Williams narrates Cranmer’s life from the beginning, through his education and history with the monarchy, to his ecclesiastical trials and eventual martyrdom. She portrays Cranmer’s ongoing struggle to reconcile his two central beliefs — loyalty to the crown and loyalty to the Reformation faith — as she tells his fascinating life story.
Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Library of Religious Biography Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Author: Leslie Williams
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2016
TCIN: 51624604
UPC: 9780802874184
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5337
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