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14 Words from Jesus
14 Words from Jesus
Philip Graham Ryken

14 Words from Jesus J M Boice & P G Ryken Christian Focus Publications 160, £7.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-205-8 Star Rating: 5 When this book first arrived, its unassuming size and presentation meant that I allowed the busy-ness of life to…

Bitesize Biography – Hugh Latimer
Richard Hannula

Hugh Latimer Richard M. Hannula EP Books, 128 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-304-4 This concise Bitesize Biography of Hugh Latimer is a thoroughly enjoyable read. Its subject was the foremost preacher of the English Reformation. Each chapter summarises a significant section…

Darwin’s Doubt: The explosive origin of animal life and the case for Intelligent Design
Stephen C. Meyer

Darwin’s doubt: the explosive origin of animal life and the case for Intelligent Design Stephen C. Meyer Harper Collins, 498 pages, £8.96 for Kindle edition ISBN: 978-006207-148-4 Star rating : 4 Meyer has an impressive pedigree in the philosophy of…

Charles Simeon of Cambridge — silhouettes and skeletons
Julia Cameron

Charles Simeon of Cambridge — silhouettes and skeletons Ed. Julia Cameron The Lausanne Movement, 48 pages £6.95 ISBN: 978-1-899464-14-2 Star Rating : 4 John Stott’s spiritual predecessor, Charles Simeon, had arguably an even greater influence for good on the church…

Puritan Portraits
J. I. Packer

Puritan portraits J. I. Packer Christian Focus Publications, 192 pages £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-84550-700-8 Star Rating : 4 The body of this book consists of a number of Dr Jim Packer’s essays, previously published as introductions to individual Puritan book titles…

David Livingstone – The Unexplored Story
Stephen Tomkins

David Livingstone - The Unexplored Story Stephen Tomkins Lion Publishing 240, £9.00 ISBN: 978-0-7459-5568-1 Star Rating: 3 This concise, fast-moving narrative relates what the last page of the book calls ‘the puzzle of Livingstone’s life’. Taking a strictly chronological approach,…

Bitesize Biography – Zachary Macaulay
Faith Cook

Bitesize Biography - Zachary Macaulay Faith Cook EP Books 160, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-784-3 Star Rating: 4   What a gem this little book is! A combination of thorough research and imaginative description combine to produce a gripping account of one…

Suffering & sovereignty — John Flavel and the Puritans on afflictive providence
Brian H. Cosby

John Flavel wrote extensively on the subject of human suffering and how it relates to divine sovereignty. He himself experienced great suffering through the deaths of three wives and a son and continual persecution from state officials. Because many of…

The Life of John Calvin
W. J. Grier

The Life of John Calvin W. J. Grier Banner of Truth, 166 pages, £6.00 ISBN: 978-1-84871-181-5 Star Rating : 5 This is an excellent introduction to the life of John Calvin. It also leads us, to some extent, into the…

Encouragement for Today’s Pastors
Terry Slachter

The Scriptures advise us to learn from examples of faithful ministers (Heb. 13:7). The Puritans were a group of such ministers whose teaching and living can be particularly encouraging to troubled and discouraged pastors today. They were steadfast in adhering…

Bitesize Biography – John Newton
John Crotts

John Newton John Crotts EP Books, 144 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-908-3 Star rating : 4 This is another in EP’s Bitesize Biographies series, which served our church well last year, when ‘book month’ promoted the reading of Christian books. This…

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