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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John G Paton
   

John G. Paton

The Autobiography of the Pioneer Missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu)

by John G. Paton


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The moving and gripping account of the life of the great pioneer missionary to the New Hebrides. 340pp.

John MacArthur
   

John MacArthur

Servant of the Word and Flock

by Iain H. Murray


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A biography of the pastor for more than forty years of Grace Community Church, Los Angeles. John MacArthur has proved that true preaching of the Word of God is international, and his sermons are heard or read in more than two hundred countries around the world. 264pp. Illustrated.

Jonathan Edwards
   

Jonathan Edwards

A New Biography

by Iain H. Murray


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Edwards’ theology is here set in its proper context of his life. We see him in public and private, as pastor in the days of the Great Awakening, as well as in the ‘wilderness’ years in Stockbridge. 536pp. Illustrated.

Life & Letters Of Benjamin Morgan Palmer
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Takes us behind the public figure—J. H. Thornwell’s successor in Columbia, South Carolina—to the humble, prayerful Christian whose life was marked by affliction. 704pp.

Life of Arthur W. Pink
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The heart-stirring and compelling story of a strong and complex character—a ‘Mr Valiant-for-truth’ who was also a humble Christian. A revised and enlarged edition of Murray’s original 1981 biography. 368pp.

Life of Charles Hodge
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Written shortly after his father’s death by his son and successor at Princeton, this life of Charles Hodge brings together a wealth of material from letters, diaries, journal articles, and personal reflections. Full of interest for all kinds of readers. 672pp. Illustrated.

Life of John Brown
   

Life of John Brown

With Select Writings

by John Brown (1722-87), William Brown


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An autobiographical account of the life of John Brown of Haddington (1722–1787), with additional material from his youngest son. 208pp.

Life of John Duncan
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Contemporary Christians can learn much from these reminiscences of the life of ‘Rabbi’ Duncan. 256pp.

Cover of 'The Life of John Milne of Perth' by Horatius Bonar
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Apart from a short period of missionary service in India, John Milne (1807–68) spent his whole ministry in Perth as a pastor and evangelist. Bonar’s account of one who lived close to Christ remains a guide to what the churches need in every age. 464pp.

Lives Of Robert & James Haldane
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The lives of the author’s father and uncle, members of the Scottish aristocracy, who became identified for fifty years with many of the foremost evangelical enterprises of the 19th century. 728pp.

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.

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

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