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All articles & reviews tagged with john-owen

Review

November 2016

The Power of God for Salvation — papers read at the 2015 Westminster Conference

In December 2015, I attended the Westminster Conference in London where these papers were first given. The six papers cover five significant men from a period of over three centuries. They include Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466–1536), John Owen (1616–1683), Isaac Watts (1674–1748), Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) and Andrew Fuller (1754–1815). The papers cover a variety of…

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Historical

October 2015
Articles > Historical

John Owen (1616–1683)

John Owen, perhaps the greatest of the Puritan theologians, was born sometime in 1616 — 400 years ago, next year — to a family of Puritans living in the tiny village of Stadhampton, in Oxfordshire. The family was not especially wealthy, and neither were they especially rigorous in their religious views. Owen later described…

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Review

August 2015

The Trinitarian Devotion of John Owen

In just 140 pages, John Owen is presented in a dynamic and readable way by Sinclair Ferguson. What more could you want? This volume comes in an attractive, hard-backed, pocket format. Subject and Bible reference indexes, as well as a short bibliography, are also included. For those daunted by the length of Owen’s work…

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Review – Spiritual-mindedness – John Owen – Banner of Truth

Article

November 2009
Book

Review – Spiritual-mindedness – John Owen – Banner of Truth

Spiritual-mindedness   John Owen Banner of Truth; 249 pages; £6; ISBN: 978-1-84871-036-8   When people hear a sermon which is searching and convicting, they don't usually tell the preacher! This book is like that. John Owen, the great seventeenth-century Puritan theologian, wrote it during a period of ill health when he was unable to…

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Historical

November 1996
Articles > Historical

Thomas Goodwin (1600-1680) – a child of light

Picture a six-year-old boy with tears running down his cheeks, not because of the usual upsets of childhood, but because he is recalling his sins. If you could read his mind, you would see flashes of joy shoot into it, not because of the passing delights of a child, but because he has been…

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