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 The image of bothe churches
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The image of bothe churches


Johan Bale

Date: 1545

Original Language: English


John Bale wrote The image of bothe churches, a polemical exposition of the Book of Revelation, while in political exile in Antwerp in 1545. It was reprinted several times throughout the 16th century and was one of Bale’s most popular works. It is 290 pages long in its first printing, and 393 pages in its 19th-century edition. The image of bothe churches (in full, The image of bothe churches after the most wo…

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Steele Brokaw, Katherine, “ The image of bothe churches”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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