Friday, February 8, 2008

The Pulling Down of Images in Holland

On page 31 of The Mystery of Providence, Flavel makes reference to "images [being] pulled down in Holland". What is this a reference to? In 1566 a group of Reformers were moved by zeal to pull down every image of a saint they met on the road. You can read the account here:

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History of Holland, from the Beginning of the Tenth to the End of the ... By Charles Maurice Davies

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