Evangelical Influences: Profiles Of Figures & Movements Rooted In The Reformation:by- J. I. Packer (ISBN-9781619701564)
Discover a treasure trove of writings on Christian history and biography by one of today’s best-known theologians.
In this illuminating collection, J. I. Packer explores the lives of influential theologians from the Reformation to the present day and investigates what motivated and inspired these great thinkers and writers. In-depth biographies of Martin Luther, John Calvin, Francis Schaeffer, and others will lead readers on a journey from intellectual understanding to worship and devotion.
In the second half of the book, Packer reviews significant developments in evangelical theology from recent decades. He also outlines current trends in church history, the state of British theology in the twentieth century, and the theological challenges now facing evangelicalism. This unique collection of shorter writings, published together for the first time, is a valuable reminder of how much we can learn from the past.