Synopses & Reviews
This edition of the most significant political writings of the sixteenth-century Protestant reformer John Knox presents accurate but accessible versions of all of his writings on the theme of rebellion, including his notorious First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, and provides students and scholars alike with the means of tracing the evolution of his political radicalism and evaluating its impact. The first comprehensive edition of Knox's political writings, it sheds important new light on the political and religious thought of the Reformation period.
"Roger Mason has provided an excellent and useful edition of four of John Knox's 1558 tracts....In keeping with earlier volumes in this Cambridge series, Mason has modernized the spelling, punctuation, and paragraphing besides providing a useful glossary, all of which make the works accessible to students without sacrificing scholarly integrity." Richard Greaves, Church History"...presents the best collection of this great Scot Reformer's political writings." Christian Sociologist Newsletter
An edition of John Knox's most important writings on the theme of rebellion against tyranny.
Table of Contents
'Part I: The 1558 Tracts (The First Blast of the Trumpet, The Letter to the Regent, The Appellation to the Nobility and Estates of Scotland, The Letter to the Commonalty, Summary of the Second Blast of the Trumpet); Part II: Knox and Scotland 1557 1564 (various letters and debates).\n