Out of the Flames, by Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone

Michael Servetus's Restitutio Christianismi is quite a book. One of the first attacks on the doctrine of the Trinity, it also described for the first time the circulation of the blood--and led to Servetus's being burned to death in Calvin's Geneva. Only three copies of the original edition survive. The Goldstones, authors of popular works on book collecting, tell the story of Servetus and of his book.

 

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