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All articles & reviews tagged with william-perkins

Reformation heroes

Review

June 2019
Reviews > Book

Reformation heroes

This is a super book that fills a gap in the Christian book market. It is an updated, modernised and expanded version of an earlier work by Richard Newton called The Reformation and its heroes. The book has a threefold aim – first, to teach a general knowledge of the Reformation and the events…

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News

July 2017
News > Conferences

Conference – William Perkins Conference

‘Imagine studying the Reformation without access to the works of Luther or Calvin. Well, stunningly, when we consider the monumental Puritan period, the works of its ‘father’, William Perkins, have not been published since the early seventeenth century. Thankfully, our lack of access to one ‘justly esteemed by his contemporaries as a master in…

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News

April 2017
News > Conferences

Conference – William Perkins conference

Cambridge in May is the place to be if you want to attend the William Perkins conference at the iconic Round Church. From 19-20 May, speakers such as Sinclair Ferguson, Joel Beeke and Geoff Thomas will be speaking on the life and ministry of 16th-century preacher William Perkins. The series of lectures will mark…

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Article

April 2016
Articles > Biblical/theological

The works of William Perkins

Recently, Christian literary organisation ‘Books At a Glance’ interviewed Stephen Yuille and Joel Beeke about the recent publication of The works of William Perkins. Here is the substance of that interview. Books: The publication of The works of William Perkins is a landmark event in Christian publishing. Long overdue, the republishing of this ‘father…

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Review

July 2015
Reviews > Book

The Works of William Perkins Vol 1

Here are the works of the ‘Father of Puritanism’ in a lightly modernised, American format. First, we have ‘A digest or harmony of the books of the Old and New Testaments’. Chronological summaries of the main events of Bible history can be helpful. However, Perkins’s version is of limited usefulness. This is partly because…

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William Perkins (1558-1602) -Soul-winning champion of orthodoxy

Historical

October 2002
Articles > Historical

William Perkins (1558-1602) -Soul-winning champion of orthodoxy

Picture the scene. On a tall, wooden scaffold stands a man dressed in rags and with his hands bound. His dark eyes are full of horror as he flinches before the jeering crowd, many of whom have brought rotten eggs and fruit to throw at him. The hangman’s noose is set round his neck…

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