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

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Selina, Countess of Huntingdon

Her Pivotal Role in the 18th Century Evangelical Awakening

by Faith Cook


price $27.00

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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.

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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.

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

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Richard Hobson of Liverpool

The Autobiography of a Faithful Pastor

by Richard Hobson


price $25.20

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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 by Iain Murray
   

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.

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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


price $21.60

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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


price $25.20

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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.

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Pastor-Teachers of Old Princeton

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

by James M. Garretson


price $28.80

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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 Truths for a New Awakening

by Iain H. Murray


price $23.40

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

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