John Knox: A Faithful Admonition to the Professors of God's Truth in England

(4865 words)
  • Kenneth D. Farrow (Warnborough University)

General Background

A Faythfull Admonition made by Johne Knox, vnto the professours of Gods truthe in England, wherby thou mayest learne howe God wyll haue his Churche exercised with troubles, and how he defendeth it in the same (1554) (hereafter A Faithful Admonition) was the second of Knox's major admonitory public epistles, and was composed at Dieppe after its author's flight from England and the reign of Mary Tudor. Indeed, it is one of the few Knox texts, apart from The Historie of the Reformatioun (1587) and The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women (1558) to have received any critical attention from casual students of the Reformer. This is so, …

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Citation:
Farrow, Kenneth D. . "A Faithful Admonition to the Professors of God's Truth in England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 March 2009
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Related Groups

  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters