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 Agency that Transformed a Nation by J.C. Ryle, Amy Carmichael by Iain H. Murray, and The Life of John Calvin by W.J. Grier.

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J. Gresham Machen

A biographical memoir

by Ned B. Stonehouse


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ERRATA NOTICE It is with regret that the publisher informs readers that an error occurred in the production of this book. Please note that Chapters 10 and 11 have been inadvertently switched. Chapter 10, ‘Ordination and Installation,’ should have started at page 211, not at page 245. Book Description John Gresham Machen (1881–1937) was one […]

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Master Robert Bruce

Minister in the Kirk of Edinburgh

by D. C. Macnicol


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UPCOMING BOOK Book Description The sixty stormy years following the death of John Knox—years of conflict, persecution and revival— form the background of this biography by D. C. Macnicol. Robert Bruce’s commanding preaching, his iron resolution and, above all, his daily fellowship with God, provided an example which his contemporaries and successors could never forget. […]

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The Covenanters

A History of the Church in Scotland From the Reformation to the Revolution

by J. K. Hewison


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UPCOMING BOOK EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We all owe you a deep debt of gratitude for that wonderful book — The Covenanters.’ — LORD GUTHRIE, 1908 ‘His history is a triumphant vindication of the place which belongs to the Covenanters in the making of Scotland.’ — THE EXPOSITORY TIMES, 1908 ‘Dr Hewison has written a great […]

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The Pastor of Kilsyth

The Life and Times of W. H. Burns

by Islay Burns


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Endorsements ‘One of the best Scottish ministerial biographies.’ — IAIN H. MURRAY Book Description The Pastor of Kilsyth introduces us to the life and ministry of William Hamilton Burns (1779– 1859), the father of the better known preacher and missionary to China William Chalmers Burns (1815–68). But while eclipsed in fame by his son, the […]

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The Great Awakening

A History of the Revival of Religion in the Time of Whitefield and Edwards

by Joseph Tracy


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Endorsements ‘I can recommend without hesitation the reading of The Great Awakening. It is really one of those marvellous heart-warming books and I cannot imagine a better way of spending a summer holiday. What Tracy gives us is an account of true revival.’ — D. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES ‘The history of genuine revival stirs us. Through […]

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The Glory of Grace

An Introduction to the Puritans in Their Own Words

by Lewis Allen, Tim Chester


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Book Description Who were the Puritans? What did they seek to achieve? What were their successes and failures? Are they of any importance to Christians today? We firmly believe that all Christians need to discover the important story of how these men and women sought to follow Jesus Christ. Their convictions resulted in a brave […]

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In Their Own Words

The Testimonies of Luther, Calvin, Knox and Bunyan

by David Calhoun


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Book Description Hundreds of biographies have been written of Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Knox and John Bunyan. But there is something unique to be gained by listening to these men tell their stories in their own words. Here, in In Their Own Words, is a collection of testimonial statements drawn from the writings of […]


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Book Description John Bunyan is known across the English-speaking world as the author of The Pilgrim’s Progress. But who was Bunyan, and what was it that provided him with the stimulus and inspiration to write that most revered and well-loved of allegories? The answer can, in part, be found in Grace Abounding, for it is […]

Christian Leaders
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Book Description Although much has been written on the evangelical revival of the 18th century, J. C. Ryle’s Christian Leaders of the 18th Century remains the best popular introduction to this great spiritual era. With simplicity and vigour, he traces the lives of the eleven Christian leaders who ‘shook England from one end to another’, […]

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John G. Paton

Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas

by Paul Schlehlein


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Endorsement ‘I am grateful to Paul Schlehlein for providing a new look at the life and ministry of John G. Paton. Early in my life I was enduringly impacted by Paton’s autobiography edited by his brother, James. The story was a stunning account of dedication, desperation, sacrifice at the most extreme level, and selfless love […]

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Seven Leaders

preachers and pastors

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘Murray traces the work of seven pastors over time, and he shows the consistencies in their ministries, saying “what is it about these men that distinguished them as exceptional leaders, pastors, expositors of God’s word?” And he gives insights into that, and shows that it’s the same over the centuries; it hasn’t changed. Very […]

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This Deal includes: John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock – Clotbound Wesley and the Men Who Followed – Clothbound Want to learn more about each title in this set? Click on the related items below to read in depth about each title, however, remember to add the ‘Iain Murray Clothbound Set’ to your […]

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Book Description Among the many memorials to the ‘great and the good’ in London’s Westminster Abbey, there is one made of black marble and inscribed with letters of gold which reads: ‘This tablet was placed here … in thankful commemoration of William Tyndale, B:1490 D:1536, translator of the Holy Scriptures into the language of the […]

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This critical edition of J. C. Ryle’s Autobiography (1873), is a rich and unparalleled account of the early decades of his life and ministry. 392 pp.

J.C. Ryle

Prepared to Stand Alone

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘That man of granite with the heart of a child.’ — F. J. CHAVASSE ‘Ryle was at heart an evangelist.’ — MARCUS LOANE ‘Famous, outstanding and beloved exponent of the evangelical and reformed faith.’ — D. M. LLOYD-JONES ‘A single-minded Christian communicator of profound biblical, theological and pastoral wisdom, a man and minister of […]


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Book Description When the present publisher first issued The Reformation in England in 1962, it was hoped, in the words of its editor, S. M. Houghton, that it would ‘be a major contribution to the religious needs of the present age, and that it [would] lead to the strengthening of the foundations of a wonderful […]

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