The title continues: "In which, (according to divine prediction) the world should wonder after the Beast, the Mystery of Iniquity should so far prevail over the Mystery of Godliness, whorish Babylon over the virgin-Church of Christ; as that the visible glory of the True Church should be much clouded, the True unstained Christian Faith corrupted, the purity of true worship polluted."
Birks, in his introduction writes, "for close and varied research, happily applied to illustrate an important warning of Scripture, few works can claim equal praise. No treatise, perhaps, has had a more powerful and lasting effect in unmasking the Christian idolatries of former ages, and thus forming a strong bulwark against the proud pretensions of the Roman Antichrist" (p. i).
Solves the "666" mystery! We have also added Twisse's preface from the 1641 edition.
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