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News – Peter Naylor (1936-2007)

Article

November 2007
Obituaries

News – Peter Naylor (1936-2007)

Peter Naylor (1936-2007) Around midday on 15August I answered the telephone to hear a voice saying, 'This is Peter Naylor from a hospital in Stirling. I have an inoperable heart condition and have only a few days to live. I would like you to take the funeral service and I want you to preach the…

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Pilgrim’s Progress

Article

September 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pilgrim’s Progress

Barry Horner is an American pastor who has spent many years studying the life and writings of John Bunyan. He writes from an American perspective, not always applicable to the scene in Britain.The author’s purpose is to stimulate interest in Bunyan’s famous allegory Pilgrim’s Progress, and to turn our attention from the book’s literary…

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Historical

September 1999
Articles > Historical

Oliver Cromwell – Toleration in an Intolerant Age

‘More often than not, in Puritan England, toleration was a dirty word. It stood not for an edifying principle but an impious policy’. So wrote Blair Worden, then of St Edmund's Hall, Oxford, in an essay on Cromwellian toleration written in 1984.1 To grant ‘a toleration’ was to make ‘an expedient concession to wickedness’.…

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