This sermon by Jonathan Edwards, first delivered in 1741, is one of the works of American literature that I have never read before becoming an English teacher. 200 more words
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by Crawford Gribben.
Crawford Gribben suggests, perhaps ironically, that John Owen’s life is shaped around a series of “defeats.” The major moments and triumphs of Owen’s life appear to have been frustrated: the godly republic, the vision of a godly university, and the failure of Independency. 324 more words
Beeke, Joel. and Jones, Mark. Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books.
This is one of those “game-changer” books. Beeke provides decades of pastoral reflection from the Puritans (and admittedly, there is a lot of repetition) while Jones brings clear Christological reflection from giants like Thomas Goodwin and John Owen. 710 more words
This is the “unofficial” commentary on the Westminster Shorter Catechism, having received imprimaturs from John Owen and Thomas Watson. It differs from Watson’s in that it follows a more exegetical approach to the Catechism (though Watson’s is written with more verve). 248 more words