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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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.

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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.


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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.

They Were Pilgrims by Marcus L. Loane
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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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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.


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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.


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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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Asahel Nettleton

Life & Labours

by Andrew Bonar, Bennet Tyler


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

   

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.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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