Thursday, October 8, 2015

200 Books on DVDrom on the Dark Side of Christianity

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Crimes of Christianity BY G. W. FOOTE AND J. M. WHEELER
Contents: PREFACE

The Champions of the Church: Their Crimes and Persecutions 1878

Books condemned to be burnt by James Anson Farrer 1892

Religious Delusions by JV Coombs 1904

The Censorship of the Church of Rome, Volume 1 by GH Putnam 1906

The Censorship of the Church of Rome, Volume 2 by GH Putnam 1906

The Enemies of Books by William Blades 1880

The Literary Policy of the Church of Rome by Joseph Mendham 1830

The Priest the Woman and the Confessional by Chiniguy 1887

The Roman index of Forbidden Books by Francis S Betten 1912

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 1 by Samuel Drake 1866

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 2 by Samuel Drake 1866

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England, Volume 3 by Samuel Drake 1866

Life in Utah, or, the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism by JH Beadle 1870

Trial of C. B. Reynolds for Blasphemy by Ingersoll 1888

Heretics And Heresies by Robert Green Ingersoll 1874

A Candid History of the Jesuits by Joseph McCabe 1913

The War and the Churches by Joseph McCabe 1913

The Crimes of the Clergy - The pillars of Priest-craft Shaken with an appendix entitled The Scourge of Ireland 1823 by William Benbow

Causes and Evils of Contentions Unveiled in Letters to Christians by Noah Worcester 1831

Popery Unmasked - Showing the Depravity of the Priesthood by HM Hatch 1854

The Corruption of the Church by Alfred Momerie 1891

Defects of Modern Christianity by Alfred Momerie 1894

Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition by Rafael Sabatini 1913

The Spanish Protestants and their persecution by Adolfo de Castro 1851

Records of the Spanish Inquisition by Andrew Dickinson White 1828

A History of Religious Persecutions from the Apostolic age to the present time, and of the inquisition of Spain, Portugal, and Goa by Francis B Wright 1816

A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea, Volume 1, 1906

A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea, Volume 2, 1906

A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea, Volume 3, 1906

A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea, Volume 4, 1906

The Inquisition Unmasked, Volume 1 by Antonio Puigblanch 1816

The Inquisition Unmasked, Volume 2 by Antonio Puigblanch 1816

Paul and Julia Or, The Political Mysteries, Hypocrisy and Cruelty of the Leaders of the Church of Rome by John Pitrat 1855

Problems of religion by Durant Drake 1916

Vital problems of religion by John R Cohu 1914

Five problems of state and religion by Will C Wood 1877

Problems of faith by George Douglas Campbell 1875

Letters on the Difficulties of Religion by Catherine Beecher 1836

The Subjective Difficulties in Religion by Aubrey De Vere 1883

The Evidences against Christianity, Volume 1 by John S Hittel 1857

The Evidences against Christianity, Volume 2 by John S Hittel 1857

A Short History of the Papacy by Mary Bell 1921

Twelve Centuries of Jewish Persecution by Gustav Pearlson 1898

The Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State by John Wade 1835

Vaccination Tracts 1892
Christians against the smallpox vaccine.

Crimes of Preachers in the United States and Canada by ME Billings 1914
Ten little preachers preaching love divine.
One kissed a servant girl, then there were nine.
Nine little preachers preaching sinners' fate,
One got drunk, then there were eight.
Eight little preachers showing path to heaven,
One seduced a brother's wife, then there were seven.
Seven little preachers exposing Satan's tricks,
One beat his patient wife, then there were six.
Six little preachers preaching Christ alive.
One debauched a little girl, then there were five.
Five little preachers preaching sin no more,
One raped a sister, then there were four.
Four little preachers, pure as they could be,
One raped an eight-year-old, then there were three.
Three little preachers, pity so few.
One murdered his paramour, then there were two
Two little preachers following the son.
One whipped his child to death, then there was one.
One little preacher in the fold alone.
He committed suicide, then there were none."

Beasts in Cassocks - the Crimes of the Heads of the Russian Greek Catholic Orthodox Church in America by John F Dudikoff

The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut, 1647-1697 by John Metcalf Taylor - 1908 - 170 page

Salem Witchcraft: With an Account of Salem Village, and a History of Opinion of Witchcraft Kindred Subjects by Charles Wentworth Upham - 1867

The Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and Termination by Cotton Mather, Robert Calef - 1866

Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706 by George Lincoln Burr - 1914 - 460 pages

The Psychology of the Salem Witchcraft Excitement of 1692 by George Miller Beard - 1882 - 109 pages

The Attitude of the Catholic Church Towards Witchcraft and the Allied Practises by Antoinette Marie Pratt - 1915 - 130 pages

The Superstitions of Witchcraft by Howard Williams - 270 pages

The Life of Michael Servetus: The Spanish Physician, Who, for the Alleged Crime of Heresy was Burned by John Calvin - 1848
by William Hamilton Drummond

The Origin, Persecutions and Doctrines of the Waldenses
by Pius Melia  1870

Romanism as it is: An Exposition of the Roman Catholic System
by Samuel Weed Barnum - 1882

A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws
by Luke Owen Pike 1876

A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths, of the Primitive as Well as the Protestant Martyrs from the Commencement of Christianity to the Latest Periods of Pagan and Popish Persecution by by John Foxe 1853

The Letters of the Martyrs: Collected and Published in 1564
by Miles Coverdale 1837

History of the French Protestant Refugees, from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes to our own Days 1854 by Charles Weiss Volume 1

History of the French Protestant Refugees, from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes to our own Days 1854 by Charles Weiss Volume 2

History of the Crusades Against the Albigenses in the Thirteenth Century
by Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde Sismondi 1833

Infidel Death-Beds - Idle Tales of Dying Horrors by G. W. Foote


The Mountain Meadows massacre involved a mass slaughter of the Fancher-Baker emigrant wagon train at Mountain Meadows in the Utah Territory by the local Mormon militia in September 1857. It began as an attack, quickly turned into a siege, and eventually culminated on September 11, 1857, in the execution of the unarmed emigrants after their surrender.
Books dealing with this are:
Special Report of the Mountain Meadows Massacre by J.H. Carleton, Brevet Major, US Army 1902

An Englishwoman in Utah: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism by T. B. H. Stenhouse
"I FEEL myself utterly incompetent to tell the story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre—it is so shocking, so fiend-like. And yet it must be told."

Mark Twain's book Roughing It - has an appendix dealing with the massacre:
For the benefit of those who may still be disposed to doubt the guilt of Young and his Mormons in this transaction, the testimony is here collated and circumstances given which go not merely to implicate but to fasten conviction upon them by 'confirmations strong as proofs of Holy Writ'


Counterfeit Miracles by BB Warfield 1918
Examines church history and various examples of miracles, such as "mind-cure" miracles (like those of Christian Science), Roman Catholic miracles, etc., and shows that we are in no way obligated to believe them, and that the case for these miracles is weak at best.


From wikipedia:
"Maria Monk (June 27, 1816 – summer of 1839) was a Canadian woman who claimed to have been a nun who had been sexually exploited in her convent. She, or ghost writers who used her as their puppet, wrote a sensational book about these allegations.
Maria Monk's book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun's Life in a Convent Exposed was published in January 1836. In it, Monk claimed that nuns of the Sisters of Charity of a Montreal convent of the Hôtel-Dieu were forced to have sex with the priests in the seminary next door. The priests supposedly entered the convent through a secret tunnel. If the sexual union produced a baby, it was baptized and then strangled and dumped into a lime pit in the basement. Uncooperative nuns disappeared. Historians are unanimous in their agreement that the whole account was false."

Books dealing with this are:

AWFUL DISCLOSURES by Maria Monk 1878

Comfirmations of Maria Monks Disclosures by Rev. JJ Slocum 1837

Maria Monk's Daughter by Mrs L. St. John Eckel 1880

On the Church and Misogyny/Polygamy:

Woman  by Vance Thompson -1917
"Hark to him, thundering through the mouth of Tertullian: "Do you know, 0 women, that each of you is an Eve? God's sentence upon this sex of
yours is still in force and the guilt, of necessity, also persists; you are the devil's gateway!" (May I interrupt the thunder of Tertullian, for a second, while I recall the words of the exultant American prophet, Walt Whitman? You remember: "Be not ashamed, women, you are the gates of the body, you are the gates of the soul.") Tertullian continues: "You are the devil's gateway! You are the robber of the forbidden tree. You are the first rebel to the divine law. You are she who persuaded MAN to evil—whom the Devil himself was not valiant enough to attack. So lightly did you destroy God's image, MAN.'' Thus Woman incarnated the sin of the world."
The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas
by Edward Westermarck 1906
Page 663: " Do you not know," he exclaims, " that you are each an Eve ? The sentence of God on this sex of yours lives in this age ; the guilt must of necessity live too. You are the devil's gateway; you are the unsealer of that [forbidden] tree ; you are the first deserter of the divine law ; you are she who persuaded him whom the devil was not valiant enough to attack. You destroyed so easily God's image, man. On account of your desert—that is, death—even the Son of God had to die." At the Council of Macon, towards the end of the sixth century, a bishop even raised the
question whether woman really was a human being. He answered the question in the negative ; but the majority of the assembly considered it to be proved by Scripture that woman, in spite of all her defects, yet was a member of the human race. However, some of the Fathers of the Church were careful to emphasise that womanhood only belongs to this earthly existence, and that on the day of resurrection all women will appear in the shape of sexless beings.

The Old-fashioned Woman: Primitive Fancies about the Sex by Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons 1913
 - Page 272: Danger from without is so much easier to understand and meet—or dodge—than danger from within. For an Arab or a Carthaginian or Alexandrian Christian to call women "the whips of Satan" or "the devil's gateway," so for a Hindu to believe that it is "the nature of women to seduce men" into slavery to desire or anger, for a Gaina to teach that women are "female demons" leading men "to pain, to delusion, to death, to hell, to birth as hell-beings or brute beasts," for a Frenchman to "chercher la femme," for an Anglo-Saxon to use the term "women" as a synonym for dissipation, is obviously the line of least resistance.
Woman in the Golden Ages - Page 233 by Mrs. Amelia Ruth (Gere) Mason, Amelia Gere Mason 1901
St. Jerome...remembering, perhaps, how far the work of his life had been aided by women, he adds that " Mary is the source of life." His attacks elsewhere are frequent and merciless. "Woman has the poison of an asp and the malice of a dragon," is the kindly tribute of Gregory the Great. " Of all wild beasts the most dangerous is woman," says St. Chrysostom, who owed so much to his own mother and loved her so devotedly. " It brings great shame to reflect of what nature woman is," writes Clement of Alexandria. One might fill a book with similar quotations. " A woman is an evil." "A woman is a whited sepulcher." This is the burden of priestly complaint from St. Augustine to the Protestant Calvin and John Knox, who sang variations on the same theme in a different key. Not even the classic Greeks were more abusive. All this is specially surprising, since we find no such spirit in the words of Christ, who was invariably gentle toward women and tender even to their faults. St. Paul was disposed to keep them in a very humble place, but, after all, he was never incurably bitter.

The Religion of Woman: An Historical Study - Page 44 by Joseph McCabe 1905
"takes us a step lower in this devolution of Christian culture as regards woman. In his poem to Olympias he expresses the growing feeling of woman's inferiority. Shall the maid Olympias learn philosophy ? By no means. " Woman's philosophy is to obey the laws of marriage." She must refrain even from going to weddings and christenings ; must not give a thought to public affairs — "Let thy house be thy city." Then the usual concern for virginity appears : " Blessed is the one who leads a celibate life, and soils not the divine image within him with the filth of concupiscence."And it has the inevitable ending in a contempt of woman : — " Fierce is the dragon, and cunning the asp ; But woman has the malice of both." Finally, we have in St. John Chrysostom a continuance of this unhappy tendency. A great and popular preacher, with crowds of women always hanging on his lips in one of the chief cities of the Empire, he is nevertheless thoroughly Pauline. He sees symptoms of the feeble revolt that even Christian woman is ever raising against this new despotism of man, and he insists that "she shall not demand equality, for she is under the head." But Chrysostom never breaks into expressions of contempt."

The Churches and Modern Thought: An Inquiry Into the Grounds of Unbelief by Philip Vivian - 1906
Page 291
Fornication is a lapse from one marriage into many—Clement of Alexandria.
Digamists (widowers who re-marry) are saved in the name of Christ, but are by no means crowned by him.—Origen.
Second marriage is "a decent sort of adultery."—Athenagoras.
It was no part of God's primitive design that the race should be continued by sexual union. Marriage is the outcome of sin.—St.
Gregory of Nyssa (a married bishop). Blessed is the one who leads a celibate life, and soils not the divine image within him with the filth of concupiscence. Fierce is the dragon, and cunning the asp ; But woman has the malice of both. —
St. Gregory of. Naziansum.
Why was woman created at all ?—St. Augustine.
Thou art the devil's gate, the betrayer of the tree, the first deserter of the divine law! Marriage is not far removed from fornication.—Tertullian.
She is more fitted for bodily work.... Remember that God took a rib out of Adam's body, not a part of his soul, to make her. She was not made to the image of God, like man.—St. Ambrose.
Woman is the root of all evil.—St. Jerome,
At the Council of Anxerre, in 578, the bishops forbade women, on account of their " impurity," to take the sacrament in their handi as men did. If women only knew of these sayings, would they approve of the " appeal to the first six centuries "? Bad as the position of woman was under the influence of the early Church teaching, it was, in many respects, still worse during the Middle Ages.
Essays and Studies -  by John Churton Collins- 1895 (many pages difficult to read, part of index missing)
Page 237:
"His misogyny goes far beyond that of Milton, it goes even beyond that of the Restoration Dramatists. The misogyny of Milton is that of a philosopher angry with Nature and smarting from wounded pride. The misogyny of the Restoration Dramatists is that of mere libertines and wits. But the misogyny of Chesterfield resembles that of Iago or Frederick they Great. He appears to regard women as occupying a sort of intermediate place, isolated between rational humanity and the animals. They are not bound by the laws which bind men, nor are such laws binding in relation to them. They have their own morality—that is to say, no morality at all ; and a similar immunity is presumed in all who have dealings with them. As they tell no truth, so they exact no truth." A man of sense therefore only trifles with them, plays with them, humours them, and flatters them, as he does with a spritely and forward child." As they are incapable of sincerity and seriousness, sincerity and seriousness are quite out of place in transactions with them. And yet, "as they are necessary ingredients in all good company," and as "their suffrages go a great way in establishing a man's character in society," it is necessary to please and court them.

Monumental Christianity: Or, The Art and Symbolism of the Primitive Church by John Patterson Lundy - 1876
Page 312: The points of resemblance are these, viz. : Pandora and Eve as first of women ; the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, and the jar of evils; and the introduction of evil into the world by the first woman. But Eve was tempted, Pandora was not; the former was actuated by a noble instinct, the love of knowledge; the latter merely by vulgar female curiosity." ' It will be noticed that in the above representation of Eve as Pandora, the artist has sought to combine the two stories as given in Genesis and Hesiod. (Fig. 148.) She holds a branch of the fatal tree in her right hand, reclining as she does on a skull, the emblem of death, as the result of disobedience; her left hand is on a vase or box from which issues a serpent; and the mystic jar is close by from which go forth evils in the shape of foul human spirits. She is lying at the opening of a grotto from which the sea, temples, and pyramids are seen.
Woman in Modern Society by Earl Barnes -1912
 - Page 59: Eurydice, Pandora, Eve, Lot's wife and Bluebeard's wife have in turn served as awful warnings. After a time it came to be understood by women that they should fix their eyes on their husbands and never look forward or backward, lest they lose their Eden and drag those whom they loved after them to destruction.

Divorce: A Study in Social Causation by James Pendleton Lichtenberger - 1909
Early Christian teaching concerning marriage sprung largely from asceticism. There is much probability that St. Paul's ideas in reference to women and marriage were greatly influenced by the sex-psychopathy of Plato. The consensus of the church fathers is that woman is unclean,
and marriage is a necessary evil, tolerated for the continuance of the race and the prevention of immorality. It is therefore " a compromise with lust from which the saint may well abstain." Hieronymus said: "Marriage is always a vice; all we can do is to excuse and cleanse it."
Sacerdotal celibacy was the inevitable result. In turn, this voluntary sex-suppression produced a growing misogyny of which the middle ages witnessed the consequent evils. Ascetic contempt for women threatened the very foundations of the family.

The Narrative of Eleazer Sherman: Giving an Account of His Life, Experience by Eleazer Sherman - 1832
St. Paul was a man of candor and sound judgment, and knowing that the wornan was the weaker vessel, and that Eve was first in the transgression, as he has stated, he wished to show that women were not to govern the church ; that as the man was the head of the woman, the right of authority or government belonged to the men. They were to rule agreeably to the word of God. In Genesis iii. 16, God says to Eve, "And thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee." This shows to every candid mind that the man is to rule and be the head in the affairs both of church and state, as well as in his family. When a woman seeks for this power, she seeks for that which is contrary to the mind of God. We read in one of the ancient prophets, that God said his people had greatly erred, and the women ruled over them. And St. Paul knowing these things perfectly, knew it would not be according to the gospel for the women to rule, therefore he don't suffer them to teach..."

The Subjection of Women
by John Stuart Mill -1878
The Morality of Marriage: And Other Essays on the Status and Destiny of Woman by Mrs. Mona (Alison) Caird -1897
p. 51 "In the case of women, each individual of the subject class is in a chronic state of bribery and intimidation combined, . . . if ever any system of privilege and enforced subjection had its yoke tightly rivetted on the necks of those who are kept down, by it, this has."
Jesus and Modern Religion  by Edwin Alfred Robert Rumball-Petre, Edwin Alfred Rumball -1908
At the Council of Auxerre in 578, the bishops forbade women, on account of their "impurity," to take the sacrament in their hands as men did. "
A necessary evil, a natural temptation, a desirable calamity, a domestic peril, a deadly fascination, and a painted ill is woman."—St. Chrysostom. - Page 87

The Womans Bible by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (in searchable pdf format)
"To what extent the sentiment of the Hebrews favored sons rather than daughters, and the injustice of this distinction is fully exemplified by the stories of Abraham and Isaac, and of Jephthah and his daughter. Abraham was commanded by his God to sacrifice his son Isaac, after the manner of the Canaanites, who often slew their children and burnt them upon their altars in honor of their deities. But when all was made ready for the sacrifice an angel of Jehovah appeared, the hand of Abraham was stayed, and a ram was made a substitute for the son of promise.
The conditions were quite different in the case of Jephthah and his daughter. The Israelites had been brought very low in their contest with the Ammonites, and they chose the famous warrior, Jephthah, to
lead them against their foe, who with warlike zeal summoned the hosts to battle. The risk was enormous, the enemy powerful, and the general, burning for victory, intent on securing the assistance of the Deity, made a solemn and fatal vow.
In the first case it was a direct command of God, but means were found to revoke this explicit command with regard to a son; in the second case it was only a hasty and unwise promise of a general going to war, and the prevailing sentiment of the age felt it unnecessary to evade its fulfillment--the victim was only a girl."

Woman, Church, and State. By MATILDA JOSLYN GAGE. (over 500 pages)
This is Mrs. Gage's book to show how the church has enslaved woman and kept her in an inferior position. A glance at the contents will show this.
The Matriarchate,
Original Sin and Celibacy,
Woman Under the Priestly Law,
The "Right of the First Night,"
Witchcraft a Priestly Artifice,
Polygamy Sustained by the Church.
Woman as Merchandise,
Woman and Economics,"
This work is a burning protest against the tremendous wrong done woman by the church, which controlled the state. It is also extremely valuable as history. No woman, it seems to us, can read it and remain a supporter of the religious institution which has crushed her individuality, her mentality, and degraded her person. To the woman's cause it opens an Age of Reason. It ought to be widely read for the good it will do.

History of Woman Suffrage By Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage
Excerpt: Many Protestant divines have written in favor of polygamy. John Lyser, a Lutheran minister, living in the latter part of the seventeenth century, defended it strongly in a work entitled "Polygarnia Triumphatrix." A former general of the Capuchin Order, converted to the Protestant faith, published, in the sixteenth century, a book of " Dialogues in Favor of Polygamy." Rev. Mr. Madan, a Protestant divine, in a treatise called " Thalypthora," maintained that Paul's injunctions that bishops should be the husbands of one wife, signified that laymen were permitted to marry more than one. The scholarly William Ellery Channing could find no prohibition of polygamy in the New Testament. In his "Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton," he says: "We believe it to be an indisputable fact, that although Christianity was first preached in Asia, which had been from the earliest days the seat of polygamy, the apostles never denounced it as a crime, and never required their converts to put away all wives but one. No express prohibition of polygamy is found in the New Testament."

Wife No. 19, Or the Story of a Life in Bondage: Being a Complete Exposé of Mormonism and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and sufferings of Women in Polygamy by by Ann Eliza Young 1875 (few pages missing/unreadable)

The Women of Mormonism; Or, The Story of Polygamy as Told by the Victims
by Jennie Anderson Froiseth 1882
Reflections Upon Polygamy: And the Encouragement Given to that Practice in the Old Testament
by Patrick Delany 1737

The Hebrew Wife, Or the Law of Marriage Examined in Relation to the Lawfulness of Polygamy and to the Extent of the Law of Incest by by Sereno Edwards Dwight 1836

Dr. Ross and Bishop Colenso: Or, The Truth Restored in Regard to Polygamy and Slavery by Frederick Augustus Ross, John William Colenso 1857

Women Under Polygamy by Walter Matthew Gallichan 1915

"Tell it All": the Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism: An Autobiography Inluding a Full Account of the Mountain Meadows Massacre by T. B. H. Stenhouse 1878

Where is God in the European War by Robert Latham Owen 1919

God and War: An Exposition of the Principles Underlying Creative Peace by Daniel Roy Freeman 1915

Defensive War Proved to be a Denial of Christianity and of the Government of God by Henry Clarke Wright 1846

Religion and War by William Herbert Perry Faunce 1918

War Inconsistent with the Religion of Jesus Christ by David Low Dodge, Edwin Doak Mead 1905

Religion and the War by Elias Hershey Sneath 1918

The War and Religion: A Preliminary Bibliography of Material in English by Marion John Bradshaw 1919

War and Religion: A Sociological Study by Eli Mayer 1918

Religion in a World at War by George Hodges - 1917

An Examination of the Principles of Peace and War: As Connected with Religion and Morality 1821

Christ in the Camp: Or Religion in Lee's Army by John William Jones 1887

The City of God by Augustine, Marcus Dods 1871
"For even when we wage a just war, our adversaries
must be sinning; and every victory, even though gained by
wicked men, is a result of the first judgment of God, who
humbles the vanquished either for the sake of removing or
of punishing their sins."
The History of the Holy War by Thomas Fuller 1840

History of the Thirty Years' War by Antonín Gindely 1884

The Lutheran Church and the Civil War by Charles William Heathcote 1919

The Christian Man, the Church and the War by Robert Elliott Speer 1918

The Church and the Great War by Worth Marion Tippy 1918

An Appeal to Professing Christians Respecting the Attitude of the Church in Regard to War by Society of Friends 1896

The Christian in War Time by Frederick Henry Lynch, Charles Edward Jefferson, Robert Elliott Speer, William Isaac Hull, Francis Edward Clark 1917
Christian Ethics in the World War by William Douglas Mackenzie 1918

The Christian Ethic of War by Peter Taylor Forsyth 1916

The War and the Bible by Hyman Gerson Enelow 1918

Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas by Joseph Rickaby 1896
"Is it always a sin to go to war?
R. There are three requisites for a war to be
just. The first thing is the authority of the prince
by whose command the war is to be waged. It
does not belong to a private person to start a war,
for he can prosecute his claim in the court of his
superior.1 In like manner the mustering of the
people, that has to be done in wars, does not belong
to a private person. But since the care of the
commonwealth is entrusted to princes, to them
belongs the protection of the common weal of the
city, kingdom, or province subject to them. And
as they lawfully defend it with the material sword
against inward disturbances by punishing malefactors,
so it belongs to them also to protect the
commonwealth from enemies without by the sword
of war."

The Age of the Crusades by James Meeker Ludlow 1896

Faith-healing and Christian Science
by Alice Feilding - 1899

On Christianity and Slavery:

Uncle Tom's Cabin Contrasted with Buckingham Hall - Robert Criswell - 1852

American Slavery and Colour by William Chambers 1857:
"Volumes could be filled with such extracts from sermons of American clergymen, not only vindicating slavery by the perversion of Scripture in its general scope and tendency, but misstating the meaning of the plainest texts. In the front rank of Bible-perverters stands Bishop Meade, an Episcopal clergyman of Virginia, who writes a book of sermons and tracts, specially intended to reconcile slaves to their condition. In the whole range of literature, there is perhaps nothing to match the following address....Having thus shewn you the chief duties you owe to your great Master in heaven, I now come to lay before you the duties you owe to your masters and mistresses here upon earth. And for this you have one general rule, that you ought always to carry in your minds, and that is, to do all service for them as if you did it for God himself. Poor creatures! you little consider when you are idle and neglectful of your masters' business; when you steal, and waste, and hurt any of their substance; when you are saucy and impudent; when you are telling them lies and deceiving them; or when you prove stubborn and sullen, and will not do the work you are set about without stripes and vexation—you do not consider, I say, that what faults you are guilty of towards your masters and mistresses, are faults done against God himself, who hath set your masters and mistresses over you in His own stead, and expects that you will do for them just as you would do for Him. And pray do not think that I want to deceive you when I tell you that your masters and mistresses are God's overseers, and that, if you are faulty towards them, God himself will punish you severely for it in the next world, unless you repent of it, and strive to make amends by your faithfulness and diligence for the time to come..."

A Defense of Southern Slavery by a Southern Clergyman - 1851

The Rights and Duties of Masters By James Henley Thornwell 1850
"The parties in this conflict are not merely abolitionists and slaveholders—they are
atheists, socialists, communists, red republicans, jacobins, on the one side, and the
friends of order and regulated freedom on the other. In one word, the world is the battle
ground—Christianity and Atheism the combatants; and the progress of humanity the stake."

An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery, 1858 by Thomas R.R. Cobb

Aunt Phillis's Cabin or Southern Life as it is by Mrs Mary H. Eastman, 1852

Bible Defense of Slavery by Rev. Josiah A.M. 1852- 580 pages

An Essay on the Origin, Habits of the African Race by John Jacobus Flournoy 1835 (Expounds on the "Curse of Cain")

Cotton is King and Pro-Slavery Arguments by E.N. Elliot LLD, 1860, over 900 pages

Uncle Tom's Cabin As It Is, by W.L.G. Smith 1852, over 500 pages

Slavery as Recognized in the Mosaic Civil Law by Rev. Stuart Robinson

Bible Servitude Re-Examined, with Special Reference to Pro-Slavery Interpretations and Infidel Objections by Rev. Reuben Hatch 1862

Slavery Sanctioned by the Bible - A Tract for Northern Christians 1861

The Lofty and the Lowly

The Sword and the Distaff or Fair Fat and Forty - A Story of the South

God and My Neighbor
by Robert Blatchford - 1919
"There is not one verse in the Bible inhibiting slavery, but many regulating it. It is not, then, we conclude, immoral....I shall quote no more on the subject of slavery. That inhuman institution was defended by the churches, and the appeal of the churches was to the Bible." (page 97)

The American Churches the Bulwarks of American Slavery
by James Gillespie Birney 1885
"The right of holding slaves is clearly established in the Holy Scriptures, both by precept and example." Rev. R. Furman, D.D., Baptist, of South Carolina

Selections from the Letters and Speeches of the Hon. James H. Hammond
by James Henry Hammond 1866
"The doom of Ham has been branded on the form and features of his African descendants. The hand of fate has united his color and destiny. Man cannot separate what God hath joined."  United States Senator James Henry Hammond

A Debate on Slavery: Held in the City of Cincinnati
by Jonathan Blanchard, Nathan Lewis Rice 1846
The Pro-slavery Argument, as Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers
by William Harper, William Gilmore Simms, James Henry Hammond, Thomas Roderick Dew 1852

Religion and Slavery by Rev. James McNeilly, D.D. (Presbyterian Minister)  1911

Southern Writers on Slavery - Helper against slavery, Stiles against anti-slavery 1857

The Right of American Slavery by True Worthy Hoit 1815

The Christian Doctrine of Slavery by George Armstron 1857

Does Slavery Christianize the Negro? by Thomas Wentworth Higginson 1855


Scriptural and Statistical Views in Favor of Slavery by Thornton Stringfellow 1856

Bible View of Slavery by John Henry Hopkins 1863

The Bible and Slavery by Charles Elliott 1857

White Supremacy and Negro Subordination; Or, Negroes a Subordinate Race by John H. Van Evrie 1870
Origin of the Caucasian Race— Bible Accounts— Invasion of Egypt by the Master Race — The Caucasians in Assyria, Persia, and Babylon-Origin of the Mongolians — The Use of the Term "Barbarian" — The History of the Greeks — Not the Authors of Political Liberty— Athens not a Democracy — The Roman Republic and Empire— Citizenship a Privilege, not a Right — The Advent of Christianity the Advent of Democracy— The Dark Ages— The Races that Figured in that Era— The Crusades — The Asiatic Invasion — The Carthaginians — The Arabs— The Downfall of the Roman Empire — The Reformation — All the Numerous
Varieties of the White Race Subsiding into Three Well-known Families, the Celtic, the Teutonic and Sclavonic— General Review— The Intellectual Powers of the White Race the same in all Ages- Knowledge only Progressive — The Inferior Races Incapable of Acquiring and Transmitting Knowledge — The Chinese no Exception (OUCH!)

On October 27, 1553 John Calvin, the Protestant Reformer and the founder of Calvinism, had Michael Servetus, the Spanish physician, burned at the stake just outside of Geneva for writing De Trinitatis Erroribus (the Error of the Trinity), a Unitarian work denying the Doctrine of the Trinity. These books will elucidate you even more on this fascinating and dark moment in Christian history.


The Life of Michael Servetus: The Spanish Physician, Who, for the Alleged Crime of Heresy was Burned by John Calvin - 1848
by William Hamilton Drummond

Calvin and Servetus, the Reformer's Share in the Trial of Michael Servetus historically ascertained by Albert Rilliet 1846

Servetus and Calvin; a Study of an Important Epoch in the Early History of the Reformation by Robert Willis 1877

An Apology for Dr. Michael Servetus by Richard Wright 1806

John Calvin: His Errors, Ignorance, Misconceptions, Absurdities and Errors by T Hinchman 1891

Michael Servetus, his Life and Teachings by C. Ohdner 1910

The Champions of the Church: their Crimes and Persecutions by De Robigne Mortimer Bennett 1878

A Tragedy of the Reformation, being the Authentic Narrative of the History and Burning of the "Christianismi restitutio," 1553, with a succinct account of the Theological Controversy between Michael Servetus, its author, and the reformer, John Calvin by DAvid Cuthbertson 1912

Addresses, biographical and historical (Michael Servetus)

History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Moeller 1893 (Discusses Servetus and Anti-Trinitarianism)

Antitrinitarian Biography by Robert Wallace, Volume 1 1850

Antitrinitarian Biography by Robert Wallace, Volume 2 1850

Antitrinitarian Biography by Robert Wallace, Volume 3 1850

Michael Servetus: Reformer, Physiologist and Martyr (Article in The Popular science monthly) 1892

John Calvin: the Organiser of Reformed Protestantism by W. Walker 1906

Michael Servetus, Article on the New World, A Quarterly Review of Religion, Ethics and Theology 1892

Calvin and Servetus, Article in the Harvard theological review 1909


John Calvin in Church and State in the Living Age Magazine 1870

The Life and Death of Michael Servetus in BiblioTheca Sacra 1846

Ingersollia (222. The Murder of Servetus)

The Burning of Servetus in the Union Seminary Magazine

The Death of Servetus in the Churchmen's Monthly Review 1847

Calvin and Servetus and the Doctrine of Limited Atonement by AN Alcott 1880

Studies of religious history by Ernest Renan 1893

The Life and Times of John Calvin Volume 1 by Paul Henry 1849

The Life and Times of John Calvin Volume 2 by Paul Henry 1849

An Inquiry into the Comparative Moral Tendency of Trinitarian and Unitarian Doctrines by Jared Sparks 1823

History of ethics within organized Christianity By Thomas Cuming Hall 1910

Martyrdoms Of Literature by By Robert Henry Vickers 1891

Henry's Life of Calvin in the Theological and Literary Journal 1853

An Impartial History of Michael Servetus 1724 (some pages hard to read)

Michael Servetus: Reformer, Physiologist, in the Gentleman's Magazine 1892

Evolution, and its Bearing on Religions by AJ Dadson 1901

"Those who look upon the Protestant Church as the friend of progress should remember that the Protestants roasted Servetus, a good man, over a slow fire, because he had said that he believed the Holy Ghost animates the whole system of Nature like a soul of the world."

The True Story of Servetus by Professor JW Richards in The Magazine of Christian Literature 1890

The Man, Calvin in the Universalist Quarterly Review 1851

Michael Servetus, in the Unitarian Review 1885

The Reformer of Geneva (with a section on Servetus) By Charles Woodruff Shields 1898

Unitarianism: its Origin and History 1890

Early sources of English Unitarian Christianity by BM Gaston 1884

History of the Socinians, chapter in Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, ancient and modern by Johann Lorenz Mosheim 1847

Unitarianism Philosophically and Theologically Examined, Volume 1 by Anthony Kohlmann 1821

Unitarianism Philosophically and Theologically Examined, Volume 2 by Anthony Kohlmann 1821

A Vindication of Unitarianism by James Yates 1816

The Calvinistic and Socinian systems examined and compared by Andrew Fuller 1815

The Comparative Morals of Unitarians and Calvinists, article in The Unitarian Miscellany 1822

Discourses on the principal points of the Socinian controversy by Ralph Wardlaw 1815

Bigotry and Superstition the Cause of the Unmerited Obloquy with which Unitarians are Assailed, article in The Christian Reformer 1839

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