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October 2020
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The enigma of J. I. Packer

In 1958 at a boys’ grammar school I was awaiting my move in the autumn to a university in Cardiff. An Anglican friend at school told me I would meet two religious groups there, the SCM and the IVF. For me to understand the difference he gave me Gabriel Hebert’s Fundamentalism and the Church…

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September 2020
News > People > Obituaries

Dr J. I. Packer (1926–2020)

J. I. Packer went to be with the Lord on 17 July 2020. He was 93 years old. Packer was widely recognised as one of the most influential theological popularisers of the 20th century. Throughout nearly 70 years of writing and ministry, he stressed the importance of knowing and communing with God. He called…

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March 1995

Why he signed it

Dr J. I. Packer has put us all in his debt through his writings. Fundamentalism and the Word of God, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, Knowing God, God's Words, Hot Tub Religion and Among God's Giants should be on every Christian's shelves. He writes with style, warmth and wit. We are personally indebted…

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