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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Wisdom Everywhere

Introducing the Treasures of John Owen Box Set

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Book Description This is the 32-page introductory booklet to the Treasures of John Owen box set. ‘When you are a new user of any library, however small, it is always helpful if one of the librarians gives you some idea of what you can expect to find, or perhaps recommends a book that you will […]

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Welcome to the Library

Introducing the Puritan Classics Box Set

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Book Description This is the 32-page introductory booklet to the Puritan Classics box set. ‘When you are a new user of any library, however small, it is always helpful if one of the librarians gives you some idea of what you can expect to find, or perhaps recommends a book that you will appreciate, or […]

Brownlow North by Kenneth Moody Stuart
   

Brownlow North

His Life and Work

by Kenneth Moody Stuart


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Endorsements ‘This arresting account of Brownlow North’s life and work recalls one of the greatest evangelists of the nineteenth century.’ – REFORMED EVANGELICAL REVIEW ‘Biography is essential to the diet of the Christian reader and this is of the finest. Warmly written, it is refreshing to read, depicting afresh the power of the gospel in […]

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Master Robert Bruce

Minister in the Kirk of Edinburgh

by D. C. Macnicol


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Endorsements ‘Robert Bruce was one of the most distinguished men whom Scotland has ever produced, and rendered invaluable services to his Church and country.’ — WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM ‘The life of Bruce is a testimony to the manner in which joy in Christ can be known whatever the times. Certainly, he knew some dark days and […]

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J. Gresham Machen

A biographical memoir

by Ned B. Stonehouse


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Book Description John Gresham Machen (1881–1937) was one of the most significant figures in the evangelical church throughout the twentieth century. He is best known through his vision for a truly evangelical presbyterian church in the USA, and as the founder of Westminster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania. Gifted with an incisive mind which was finely tuned […]

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The Covenanters

A History of the Church in Scotland from 1540-1690

by J. K. Hewison


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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 book, one […]

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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 life […]

The Great Awakening by Joseph Tracy
   

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 […]

In Their Own Words by David B. Calhoun
   

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 […]

Grace Abounding by John Bunyan
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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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