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Babylonian Captivity


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  • n. the deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC


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  • Anabaptists and Carlstadt that polygamy was lawful, and by Luther's assertion in the _Babylonian Captivity_ that it was preferable to divorce, [Sidenote: 1526] he begged to be allowed to take more wives, but was at first refused.

    The Age of the Reformation

  • London, wrote Wolsey from Worms of the devotion of the Germans to their leader, and sent to him _The Babylonian Captivity_ with the comment,

    The Age of the Reformation

  • On The Babylonian Captivity, written in Latin and directed at priests, was even more challenging.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]


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