Puritan: All of Life to the Glory of God Deluxe Edition (Pack) (6 Dvds + Book + Workbook Set)
"The Puritans, as a body, have done more to elevate the national character than any class of Englishmen that ever lived. Ardent lovers of civil liberty, and ready to die in its defense - mighty at the council board, and...
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"The Puritans, as a body, have done more to elevate the national character than any class of Englishmen that ever lived. Ardent lovers of civil liberty, and ready to die in its defense - mighty at the council board, and no less mighty in the battlefield - feared abroad throughout Europe, and invincible at home while united - great with their pens, and no less great with their swords - fearing God very much, and fearing men very little - they were a generation of men who have never received from their country the honor that they deserve."
- J.C. Ryle (introduction to Thomas Manton's Works, 2:xi)
Joyless. Severe. Fanatical. "Haunted by the fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy." That's the Puritan reputation. But to what extent is that reputation deserved? Drawing on the latest research, and featuring interviews with some of the most celebrated scholars in the field, this beautiful and atmospheric new documentary takes us from the birth of Puritanism all the way through to its influence in the present day.
The people featured in this video include:
Al Mohler, Conrad Mbewe, Geoff Thomas, Gloria Furman, Ian Hamilton, Jeremy Walker, J.I. Packer, Joel Beeke, John MacArthur, John Piper, John Snyder, Kevin DeYoung, Leland Ryken, Ligon Duncan, Mark Dever, Michael Reeves, Rosaria Butterfield, Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, and Steven Lawson
This box includes:
Feature length documentary. Runtime: 127 minutes.
Special features with over 3.5 hours of additional content.
16 teaching sessions on different Puritans and 19 teaching sessions on different Puritan themes.
Built around the teaching sessions for Disc 2 and Disc 3. 255 pages.
FOLLOWING GOD FULLY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PURITANS CLOTHBOUND GIFT BOOK
A special, decorative, exclusive hardback book by Dr. Joel Beeke and Dr. Michael Reeves.
TEACHING SESSIONS ON FOUR DVDS
PART ONE: Puritan Pastors and Influential Figures
1. William Perkins
2. Richard Sibbes
3. Oliver Cromwell
4. Thomas Goodwin
5. Richard Baxter
6. John Owen
7. Christopher Love
8. John Bunyan
9. John Flavel
10. Matthew Henry
11. American Puritans
12. Jonathan Edwards
13. Puritan Women: Katherine Willoughby and Anne Bradstreet
PART TWO: Puritan-Minded Figures
14. Dutch "Puritans": Gisbertus Voetius and Wilhemus a Brakel
15. Scottish "Puritan": Samuel Rutherford
16. Twentieth-Century "Puritan": D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
PART THREE: Puritan Teaching
17. The Westminster Assembly
18. Puritans on Regeneration and Conversion
19. Puritans on Conscience
20. Puritans on Zeal
21. Puritans on Suffering and Providence
22. Puritans on Marriage
23. Puritans on Family
24. Puritans on Education
25. Puritans on Work and Money
26. Puritans on Shepherding
27. Puritans on Preaching
28. Puritans on Church and Worship
29. Puritans on the Sabbath
30. Puritans on Evangelism and Missions
31. Puritans on Awakening and Revival
32. Puritans on Politics and Culture
33. Puritans on Paedobaptist Covenant Theology
34. Seventeenth-Century, Baptistic Covenant Theology
PART FOUR: Puritan Legacy
35. Practical Conclusions
Dr. Steven J. Lawson is President and founder of OnePassion Ministries, which is designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation in the church. Dr. Lawson hosts The Institute for Expository Preaching in cities around the world. He is also a Teaching Fellow for Ligonier Ministries, where he serves on its board. Moreover, he is Professor of Preaching and oversees the Doctor of Ministry program at The Master's Seminary, where he also serves on the board. Further, Dr. Lawson serves as the Executive Editor for Expositor Magazine published by OnePassion Ministries.
Dr. Lawson has served as a pastor for over three decades in Arkansas and Alabama. Most recently, he was senior pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University (BBA), Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM), and Reformed Theological Seminary (DMin).
Dr. Lawson is the author of twenty four books, including The Passionate Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones, The Daring Mission of William Tyndale, The Kind of Preaching God Blesses, The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther, The Gospel Focus of Charles Spurgeon, Foundations of Grace, Pillars of Grace, Famine in the Land, 'Psalms' volumes 1 and 2 and 'Job' in the Holman Old Testament Commentary Series. He is the series editor for The Long Line of Godly Men series with Reformation Trust.
Dr. Lawson's preaching ministry takes him around the world, Likewise, he speaks at conferences throughout the United States, including Shepherds' Conference and Ligonier Ministries National and Regional Conferences.
Dr. Lawson and his wife, Anne, have three sons, Andrew, James, and John, and a daughter, Grace Anne.
Mark Dever (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is Senior Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and Executive Director for 9 Marks Ministries. Dr. Dever has contributed to several books on church health and church leadership, and is a visiting professor at both Beeson Divinity School, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
He has written What Is A Healthy Church?; 9 Marks Of A Healthy Church (Expanded 2004), The Deliberate Church, The Message of the Old Testament: Promises made, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, The Message of the New Testament: Promises Kept, and Twelve Challenges Churches Face.
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Jeremy Walker is a pastor of Maidenbower Baptist Church in Crawley, England, coauthor of A Portrait of Paul: Identifying a True Minister of Christ, and author of The Brokenhearted Evangelist.
Stephen J. Nichols (Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary) is a professor at Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School. He has written several books, including in the A Guided Tour series including Pages from Church History: A Guided Tour of Christian Classics, J. Gresham Machen: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought, Jonathan Edwards: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought, Martin Luther: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought and An Absolute Sort of Certainty: The Holy Spirit and the Apologetics of Jonathan Edwards. He lives with his wife and two sons in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Thomas is the minister of Alfred Place Baptist Church, Aberystwyth, Wales. He is an Associate Editor of the Banner of Truth magazine.
John Stephen Piper was born 11 January 1946 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Bill and Ruth Piper. The Pipers soon moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where John spent his growing-up years. His father was an itinerant evangelist who also ministered through international radio and Bible courses. John has written a tribute to his mother, who died in 1974, in the booklet, What's the Difference (Crossway Books, 1990) which is also chapter one of the book, Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Crossway Books, 1991).
At Wheaton College (1964-68), John majored in Literature and minored in Philosophy. Studying Romantic Literature with Clyde Kilby stimulated the poetic side of his nature and today he regularly writes poems to celebrate special family occasions and rich, biblical truths. At Wheaton John also met Noel Henry whom he married in 1968.
Following college, John completed a Bachelor of Divinity degree at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California (1968-71). While at Fuller, John discovered the writings of Jonathan Edwards.
John did his doctoral work in New Testament Studies at the University of Munich, Munich, West Germany (1971-74). His dissertation, Love Your Enemies, was published by Cambridge University Press and Baker Book House (and is now available through Crossway). Upon completion of his doctorate, he went on to teach Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota for six years (1974-80).
In 1980, sensing an irresistible call to preach, John became the senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he ministered for 33 years, until 2013. Together with his people, John was dedicated to spreading a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ - a mission he continues now for the wider church through the ministry of desiringGod.org. John says of his ministry:
"The ministry of preaching is the central labor of my life. My prayer is that through that ministry and everything else I do the great glory of our God and Savior Jesus Christ would be magnified as more and more people come to live out the obedience of faith more and more deeply."
John is the author of over 50 books and now frequently travels to speak, and writes regularly, through Desiring God.
John and Noel have four sons, a daughter, and twelve grandchildren.
Rosaria Champagne Butterfield, a former tenured professor of English and women's studies at Syracuse University, converted to Christ in 1999 in what she describes as a 'train wreck'. He memoir The Secret Thoughts Of An Unlikely Convert chronicles that difficult journey. Rosaria is married to Kent, a Reformed Presbyterian pastor in North Carolina, and is a homeschool mother, author, and speaker.
Ligon Duncan, is the Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church (PCA), Jackson, Mississippi and was moderator of the General Assembly of the PCA (2004-2005). He is Adjunct Professor of Theology at the Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) and is Convener of the Twin Lakes Fellowship, President of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and on the Council of the Gospel Coalition. With Mark Dever, C.J. Mahaney and Al Mohler, Duncan co-founded Together for the Gospel.
Albert Mohler is president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the Southern Baptist Convention's flagship school. Dr. Mohler is a radio personality, blogger, and sought-after commentator. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. He has also appeared on such national news programs as Larry King Live, NBC's Today Show, Dateline NBC, Good Morning America, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and The O'Reilly Factor. Dr. Mohler lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife, Mary. Learn more at www.albertmohler.com.
Sinclair B. Ferguson (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, SC, and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books including Taking the Christian Life Seriously; Man Overboard; Know your Christian Life; Grow in Grace; Discovering God's Will; Handle with Care; A Heart for God; Kingdom Life in a Fallen World; Children of the Living God; John Owen on the Christian Life; Undaunted Spirit; Daniel (Communicator's Commentary); Understanding the Gospel; Healthy Christian Growth; Read Any Good Books?; Deserted By God?; If I Should Die Before I Wake; The Pundit's Folly; The Holy Spirit; Let's Study Philippians; Let's Study Mark and The Big Book of Questions and Answers About Jesus.
Kevin DeYoung is the senior pastor at University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan, across the street from Michigan State University. A graduate of Hope College and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, he serves on the executive team of RCA Integrity, a renewal group within the Reformed Church of America. DeYoung is coauthor of Why We're Not Emergent and Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion. He has also written Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will.
Leland Ryken (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of more than one hundred published articles and essays, and he has written, edited or contributed to (so far) twenty-five books, including The Word of God in English: Criteria for Excellence in Bible Translation (Crossway), The Christian Imagination: The Practice of Faith in Literature and Writing (Shaw), Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (InterVarsity Press), The Discerning Reader: Christian Perspectives on Literature and Theory (Baker) and A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible (Zondervan).
His most recent books have been on C.S.Lewis' works A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe and A Reader's Guide to Caspian: A Journey into C. S. Lewis's Narnia and Understanding English Bible Translation: The Case for an Essentially Literal Approach. He is a frequent speaker at the Evangelical Theological Society and served as literary stylist for The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.
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He lives in Gambrills, maryland with is wife & two daughters.
James Innell Packer was born in Gloucester, UK, in 1926, the son of a clerk for the Great Western Railway. Packer won a scholarship to Oxford University, where he obtained a BA (1948), MA (1954), and PhD (1954). It was at Oxford that Packer attended lectures by C.S. Lewis, whose teachings would become a major influence in his life. In a meeting of the Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian Union, Packer committed his life to Christian service.
After briefly teaching Greek at Oak Hill College in London, Packer entered Wycliffe Hall to study theology and was ordained in the Anglican Church, becoming a presbyter in 1953. From the 1950s through the 1970s, Packer held several academic positions at Tyndale Hall, Bristol and Oxford. During this time, he became recognized as a leader in the evangelical movement in the Church of England. In 1978, he signed the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, which affirmed the conservative position on inerrancy, although he is not a literalist with regard to the creation narratives of Genesis. On the matter of ministry roles in the church, Packer is a complementarian. His theology is Reformed, though he is open to ecumenical rapprochement with Anglo-Catholics, which has drawn sharp criticism from some quarters. He famously parted ways with Martyn Lloyd-Jones over this issue in the late 1960s.
In 1979, Packer moved to Vancouver, BC, Canada, to take up a position with Regent College, where he would become Professor of Theology, a position he retains beyond the age of 90, even though his vision is now seriously impaired. Since 2009, Packer has been theologian emeritus of the Anglican Church in North America.
During a ministry career spanning over six decades, and through his prolific written output, Packer has distinguished himself as one of the leading theologians and church historians of our time. His book Knowing God (1973) has become a modern classic, and he has done much to stimulate wider interest in the great works of Puritan spirituality - a great passion of his. He has been a frequent contributor to and an executive editor of Christianity Today. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version of the Bible (2001), an evangelical revision of the Revised Standard Version of 1971. His other books include, A Quest for Godliness, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, Growing in Christ, and Rediscovering Holiness.
Packer and his wife Kit have three adopted children. Packer rises early at four in the morning, and until he lost his eyesight wrote by means of his old manual typewriter. He loves seriously hot and spicy food, and his favourite book of the Bible is Ecclesiastes.
Rev. Hamilton is a gifted and seasoned minister of the gospel, who is increasingly in demand as a speaker at conferences around the world. By his many years in the pastoral ministry, God has graciously moulded him into an effective communicator of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. He speaks with the warmth of a man whose own heart has been touched and transformed by the gospel he proclaims.Since 1999, Rev. Hamilton has been the senior minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church, Cambridge (EPCEW). Prior to this pastorate, he served the Loudoun Church of Scotland, Newmilns, Ayrshire from 1979-1999.More recently he has authored a booklet, Amyraldianism: Is it Modified Calvinism? Presently he is writing a commentary on the Epistles of John for the Banner of Truth Trust, and also serves the Trust as a trustee.
John MacArthur, the author of numerous best selling books that have touched millions of lives, is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California and president of The Master's College and Seminary. He is also president of Grace to You, the ministry that produces the international radio program Grace to You and a host of print, audio, and Internet resources. He authored the notes in the Gold Medallion Award-winning The MacArthur Study Bible. John and his wife, Patricia, have four children who have given them thirteen grandchildren.- Publisher.
Until recently, Dr Michael Reeves (Ph.D., King's College, University of London) was the Theological Advisor for UCCF, supporting student mission and undergraduates studying theology. Previously he was an associate minister at All Souls Church, Langham Place, London. He is currently the Theologian-at-Large, at Wales Evangelical School of Theology, UK. His bestselling book, The Good God, is also published by Paternoster (2012). He is also the author of The Unquenchable Flame: Introducing the Reformation; On Giants' Shoulders: Introducing Great Theologians - From Luther to Barth and The Breeze of the Centuries: Introducing Great Theologians - From the Apostolic Fathers to Aquinas .