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Author Douglas Bond
What is one to make of a man described as a strangely compounded, peculiarly constituted, and oddly framed? It conjures up in the mind an image of Stevenson's Mr. Hyde, or Shelley's Frankenstein, or Hugo's Quasimodo. But such is J. C. Ryle's (1816-1900) description of Augus...
Author Douglas Bond and Douglas McComas
Girolamo Savonarola was born in Ferrara, Italy, in 1452. It was the year Leonardo daVinci was born. Across Europe, it was a time of development and change: Gutenburg's Bible came off the press two years later, Luther would be born when Savonarola was 31. Bot...