History & Biography

Here are books on significant events and revivals in the history of the Church as well as Christian biographies (pastoral, missionary, puritan and reformer biographies). These books are warm theological reflections on historical events and people which challenge readers to learn from what God has accomplished through His Church in the past. Noteworthy books include The Great Awakening by Joseph Tracy, Selina, Countess of Huntingdon by Faith Cook, and The Pastor of Kilsyth by Islay Burns.

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Forgotten Spurgeon
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An incisive, historical and theological insight into the great 19th-century Baptist and the doctrines which moulded his life and thought. 288pp.


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In this once famous best-seller, Scott (1747–1821) describes the influences which brought him into the kingdom of God. 128pp.

Five Pioneer Missionaries

Five Pioneer Missionaries

David Brainerd, William C. Burns, John Eliot, Henry Martyn, John G. Paton

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The awe-inspiring stories of David Brainerd, William Chalmers Burns, John Eliot, Henry Martyn and John G. Paton. 352pp.


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Pungent biographies of the lives of Hooper, Taylor, Latimer, Bradford and Ridley, with an analysis of the reasons for their martyrdom. 160pp.

Far From Rome Near To God

Far From Rome Near To God

Testimonies of Fifty Converted Catholic Priests

by Richard Bennett


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Moving testimonies of 50 Catholic priests who came, by God’s grace, into the light of the gospel of Christ. 360pp.

Fair Sunshine

Character Studies of the Scottish Covenanters

by Jock Purves


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These ‘Character Studies of the Scottish Covenanters’, have a lyrical quality and demonstrate the author’s spiritual perception. 208pp.

The Cambuslang Revival

The Scottish Evangelical Revival of the Eighteenth Century

by Arthur Fawcett


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The author uses first-hand accounts to tell of the 1742 revival. 272pp.

Asahel Nettleton
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Nettleton (1783–1843) was a leading figure in one of the most important half-centuries in American church history. 450pp.


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Concerned with the spiritual explanation of the movement, which far from dwindling at Wesley’s death, increased in momentum, breadth and transforming power. A thrilling study of great relevance for the contemporary church, pointing to the key to the recovery of authentic Christianity. 288pp.


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To Glorify and Enjoy God provides a comprehensive introduction to the background, history, character and contributions of the Westminster Divines and their Assembly. 352pp.

Thoughts on the New England Revival

Thoughts on the New England Revival

Vindicating the Great Awakening

by Jonathan Edwards


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Here we find ‘the theologian of revival’ ably vindicating the Great Awakening against its critics. 304pp.

Thomas Charles’ Spiritual Counsels

Selected From His Letters and Papers by Edward Morgan

by Thomas Charles


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Selections from the letters and papers of the 18th-century minister of Bala in North Wales, with a biographical sketch by Iain H. Murray. 520pp.

They Were Pilgrims
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The stories of four young men who made an extraordinary spiritual impact on their generation—David Brainerd, Henry Martyn, Robert Murray M‘Cheyne and Ion Keith-Falconer—and whose example and passion still call us to greater devotion for Christ. 272pp.


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A fascinating series of sketches of leaders in the Southern Presbyterian Church between colonial times and 1911 when White wrote. 512pp.

Selina, Countess of Huntingdon

Her Pivotal Role in the 18th Century Evangelical Awakening

by Faith Cook


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This major biography rescues the Countess—so greatly admired by King George III, Whitefield and other leaders of the Evangelical Revival— from undeserved obscurity and misrepresentation. 496pp.

A Scottish Christian Heritage
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Murray explores Scotland’s rich Christian heritage and underlines its remarkable relevance for our own day. While not a Scottish Church history, A Scottish Christian Heritage is a gripping introduction to the many glorious successes, and some of the painful failures of the church, from the days of John Knox to those of Horatius Bonar. 416pp.

Scots Worthies
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Stirring mini-biographies of the Christian heroes of Scotland from the 1520s to the ‘killing times’ of the 1680s. 672pp.

Richard Hobson of Liverpool

Richard Hobson of Liverpool

The Autobiography of a Faithful Pastor

by Richard Hobson


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The autobiography of a faithful pastor, who served his church in a working-class district of Liverpool for 33 years, and under whose ministry the ‘sixteen acres of sin’ were transformed. 384pp.

Revival And Revivalism

Revival And Revivalism

The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism 1750 - 1858

by Iain H. Murray


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Subtitled ‘The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism 1750–1858’, this book traces the spiritually epoch-making events of the 18th and 19th centuries and rejects the frequent identification of ‘revival’ with ‘revivalism’. 480pp.


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A series of addresses on the leading historical characters and the great biblical doctrines of the Reformation. 628pp.

Puritans

Their Origins & Successors

by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones


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Brings together the addresses given by Dr Lloyd-Jones at the Puritan Studies and Westminster Conferences 1959–1978. 448pp.

Preachers With Power

Four Stalwarts of the South

by Douglas F. Kelly


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The lives of four of the most influential men in a rich period of evangelical history in America (1791–1902)—Daniel Baker, J. H. Thornwell, Benjamin M. Palmer and John L. Girardeau. 224pp.

Preachers of Scotland

From the Sixth to the Nineteenth Century

by William G. Blaikie


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A readable and popular survey of Scotland’s leading preachers from the time of Columba to the late 19th-century. 368pp.

Pastor-Teachers of Old Princeton

Pastor-Teachers of Old Princeton

Memorial Addresses for the Faculty of Princeton Theological Seminary 1812-1921

by James M. Garretson


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A unique collection of funeral sermons, memorial addresses, and magazine articles, honouring the labours of the leading faculty of Princeton Theological Seminary during the years 1812-1921. 600pp.

Old Evangelicalism

Old Evangelicalism

Old Truths for a New Awakening

by Iain H. Murray


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Iain Murray draws on the best authors from the old evangelicalism to present ‘Old Truths for a New Awakening.’ 240pp.

My Life And Books

My Life And Books

Reminiscences of S.M. Houghton

by S. M. Houghton


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An informal account of the author’s life and times. 160pp.

Memoirs Of Thomas Boston
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From his deep Christian experience, Boston gave the church one of its most enduring spiritual autobiographies. 576pp.

Memoir & Remains Of Robert Murray M'cheyne
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A much-loved classic which contains Bonar’s life of M‘Cheyne and a wide selection of his sermons, letters and other writings. 664pp.

Masters of the English Reformation
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A gripping narrative of the English Reformation through the lives of Bilney, Tyndale, Latimer, Ridley and Cranmer. 320pp.

Margaret Paton

Margaret Paton

Letters from the South Seas

by Margaret Paton


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John Paton’s wife gives an enthralling and inspiring account of missionary life in the New Hebrides from the 1860s to the 1890s. 344pp.

Makers of Puritan History
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Vividly retold stories of Alexander Henderson, Samuel Rutherford, John Bunyan and Richard Baxter. 248pp.

Lloyd-Jones

Lloyd-Jones

Messenger of Grace

by Iain H. Murray


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Concentrates on the themes of true preaching, the place of full assurance of salvation, and Lloyd-Jones’ understanding of the church. With new material, and an audio CD of Lloyd-Jones preaching. 288pp.

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