Advice to a Desolate France
by Sebastian Castellio
Introduction and notes by Marius F. Valkhoff; Translated by Wouter Valkhoff; Preface by Albert Geyser
Castellio’s arguments . . . are as valid today as four centuries ago. He based them on Scripture, common sense, common law, and natural law. He addresses them to priests, pastors, politicians, princes and the common people. He reminds them of the demonstrable truth that ‘tyranny engenders...