Scottish Reforminist.....John Knox
by: Katelyn Johnson and Cassey Frost
This is a portrait of the Scottish Reformist John Knox.
This is a quote that John Knox, the greatest Scottish reformist made during his time period covering the Protestant Reformation.
This is a photo of John Knox that also happens to contain a quotation that was made by him.
John also did not believe that it was morally right that the Bible was only written in Latin, when most commoners and lower class men could only speak vernacular, the Pope, knew that most common folk could not read Latin, so he himself translated it as what he wanted them to hear. Therefore he was affecting their judgement and views on the Bible.
John Knox also thought that it would be more productive if their society could elect political representatives. He came up with this argument as well.
He dedicated most of his life to the Scottish Reformation.
Most Famous Quotes By: John Knox
- “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.”
- “"Prayer is an earnest and familiar talking with God."
- "As the world gets wearie of me...so am I of it."
- “Although I never lack the presence and plain image of my own wretched
infirmity, yet seeing sin so manifestly abounds in all estates, I am
compelled to thunder out the threatenings of God against the obstinate
- “To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion, or empire above any realm, nation, or city, is repugnant to nature; contumely to God, a thing most contrary to his revealed will and approved ordinance; and finally, it is the subversion of good order, of all equity and justice.”
Major Works That Were Produced:
"The History of the Reformation In the Realms of Scotland."
Some Questions Commonly Asked:
- How did John Knox die?
- What was he best known for?
- Why was he imprisoned in England?
- Did Knox believe in what he fought for?