Corren tiempos turbulentos en Inglaterra. Cuando John es apresado, Kate se halla en una disyuntiva. Mientras tanto, la pugna religiosa llega hasta las puertas de la Corte. Eran tiempos convulsos en los que la lucha por el poder se entreveraba intrincadamente con la fe.
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The "Heritic" in the title, the legendary John Frith, well I know nothing of his actual character, but the feminist in me squirmed every time he treated his wife like a fragile child. I get it, this is the 16th century - 21st century gender politics would be completely anachronistic in this book, A well-written historical novel recounting the political and spiritual tensions of the Reformation.
I get it, this is the 16th century - 21st century gender politics would be completely anachronistic in this book, and it would greatly take away from its plot.
But we had to wrap this up neatly somehow, I suppose. I have always been interested in the life of Henry the eighth and his many wives. I have read many stories and seen many movies and Tv shows regarding his life. During all that time it has never been intimated that King Henry was anti-Catholic. He just was a man who wanted a woman and went to extreme lengths to get her. This book however, makes it seem as if Henry was The bashing of the Catholic Church was not enjoyed by either the Protestants or the Catholics that read this book for my bookclub.
This book however, makes it seem as if Henry was pro-protestant and anti-Catholic. The portrayal of Anne Boleyn as a closet Lutheran also is a new idea that I had not heard of. When I researched it there were conflicting ideas about this. The characters were either all good or all bad and it was very obvious who the bad guys were. The story itself of illegally selling Bibles in English was interesting.
However, I felt I understood both sides because while I believe that everyone should have access to the Bible I understood the concerns of the Catholic Church of taking things out of context especially the non-literate masses of 16th century. The story was easy to read and the character Sarah I liked.
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We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Natalie Slife rated it liked it Apr 20, Kate still wants to help smuggle forbidden books into the country. Many of the books they sell are Lutheran texts which are against the law in s England and John finds himself in jail. La librera y el hereje by Brenda Vantrease. The early Protestant Reformation in England was a dangerous time for people on every side of the religious question.
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