Short Essay Questions Key
1. Explain the role and purpose of the "professors." Also explain their role in the Church of England.
The "professors" were not people that had achieved some high level of education. They were people that simply professed their faith in what they considered to be the basis of true religion. The professors wanted to break free from the Church of England because the Church and its officials were becoming entirely too power and money hungry, something that did not fit in with the professors' beliefs and/or needs.
2. Bradford quotes Socrates in regards to the treatment of the professors. What does Bradford say?
Bradford quotes Socrates regarding the treatment of those who would not obey the principles of the established church, saying that the treatment of one Christian to another was equal to, if not worse than, the treatment thrust upon Christians in the early days.
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