Saturday, 21 April 2007

Biography and History

Here's another set of book recommendations - this time tracing the influence of the King of Books in people's lives and its effect on history - again provided by Luke Jenner. No other book has had such an impact on people and nations, because no other book can show us what we're really like - and show us the remedy.

Sketches from Church HistoryS M HoughtonBanner of Truth
2,000 Years of Christ’s Power (3 volumes so far)N R NeedhamGrace Publications
Among God’s Giants (Aspects of Puritan Christianity)J I PackerKingsway
Five Pioneer MissionariesIain MurrayBanner of Truth
Christian Leaders of the 18th CenturyJ C RyleBanner of Truth
God’s Outlaw (Tyndale)Brian EdwardsEvangelical Press
The Forgotten SpurgeonIain MurrayBanner of Truth
Through Gates of SplendourElisabeth ElliotAuthentic Lifestyle
Shadow of the AlmightyElisabeth ElliotAuthentic Lifestyle
History of Princeton Seminary (2 volumes)David CalhounBanner of Truth
The Life of John MurrayIain MurrayBanner of Truth

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