The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women

The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women A collection of works critiquing some of the most powerful women in th century Europe The principle contributor being John Knox the protestant Scottish religious reformer

  • Title: The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author: David Laing Edward Arber
  • ISBN: 9781406509663
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of works critiquing some of the most powerful women in 16th century Europe The principle contributor being John Knox, the protestant Scottish religious reformer.

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    1. It was lots of fun to read this classic work. I found it a mixture of great (his section on Deborah was good stuff, and nothing could be better than his section on the duty of the magistrate to keep the law of God), appalling (he quotes Augustine approvingly as saying that women are made in the image of God but to a lesser degree than men, and joins Tertullian in putting the main weight of the blame for the Fall on Eve, not on Adam as the covenant head of humanity), and confusing (in his apology [...]

    2. This is a misogynist diatribe of classic proportions made by an exiled Scotish churchman, John Knox, who later returned triumphantly to his homeland as a principal founder of the Scottish Reformation. When he wrote this book in 1558, he was furious with several powerful women, among these being(Bloody) Mary the Queen of England, Mary Stuart the Queen of Scots, and Catherine de Medici the Queen of France, all of whom he saw inhibiting the development of the Reformation and corrupting their nation [...]

    3. If anyone has this, please lend it to me.Meanwhile, if you are neglecting any Banner of Truth paperbacks that are sittin on your shelf, get to it now. Start with Letters of John Newton. Also Sam Rutherford and "Free Disputation against Pretended Liberty of Conscience"!

    4. No matter what position you take on women in political office, the military, or in church office, read this book. Definitely a must read!

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