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The Sovereignty of God


During his years in ministry, Pink’s study of the Bible and the Puritans was leading him into Calvinist thought. In 1918 he published the first edition of The Sovereignty of God, which would become one of the most influential books in 20th century evangelicalism.

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Arthur W. Pink

Arthur Walkington Pink was born in Nottingham, England, to a corn merchant, a devout non-conformist of uncertain denomination, though probably a Congregationalist. Otherwise, almost nothing is known of Pink’s childhood or education except that he had some ability and training in music. As a young man, Pink joined the Theosophical Society and apparently rose…

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