Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.

by Thomas Fuller

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Thomas Fuller was one of England’s most prolific authors, publishing works of history, theology and poetry during his lifetime. As well as an encyclopedia of England’s noble families, he wrote a history of the Crusades, a history of the Church of England, and several volumes’ worth of sermons. Throughout most of his adult years, England was fraught with civil war and religious persecution. Good Thoughts in Bad Times addresses a hurt and violent Christian community, offering words of encouragement and advocating a way of peace. The editor includes several of Fuller’s other diagnostic, cultural-critical essays, Good Thoughts in Worse Times and others among them. Readers have taken comfort in Fuller’s words in days of conflict and strife.

Kathleen O’Bannon
CCEL Staff
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Thomas Fuller
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Source: Wikipedia
Born: 1608
Died: August 16, 1661
Related topics: Early works, England, Ethics, Fuller, Thomas,--1608-1661, Great Britain
Basic information: Thomas Fuller (1608 – 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England, published after his death. He was a prolific author, and one of the first English writers able to live by his pen (and his many patrons).
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