Episode 5

Menno Simons: A Forbidden Book

Imagine a Christian leader afraid of reading the Bible. In the early 16th century this was relatively common. Superstition and fear led many believers to mistrust the Scriptures, for fear they would beguile them into heresy. In this episode of Season 3, learn how Menno Simons, a Catholic priest, began to trust the Word of God in an age when it was well-nigh considered taboo.