Beggars' Bible

Beggars' Bible

by Louise A. Vernon
Publisher: Herald Press
Trade Paperback, 136 pages
List Price: $10.99 Sale Price: $9.34

Historical Setting: England, 14th Century

John Wycliffe is a famous Oxford professor, but he has radical ideas and a temper that are getting him into trouble. Young Arnold Hutton has troubles of his own. His family is poor and he will have to either go to the fields or work for the abbot who feeds his dogs better than his servants. Arnold wants to be a scholar and decides to run away.

In Oxford, Arnold hears Wycliffe teach and is inspired by Wycliffe's ideas that everyone should be able to read the Bible, even those who can't read Latin. People like Arnold and his family. But Wycliffe's enemies are gathering evidence. They send spies to his lectures and encourage the Oxford students to riot in the streets. Will Arnold and his friends be able to convince Wycliffe that he is in danger? Will they be able to save the Bible that has been translated into English?

Join Arnold, Timothy, and Lucy as they uncover the plot against Wycliffe and help to entrust the Holy Bible into the hands of beggars.

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