Samuel Rutherford: The Law, the Prince and the Scribe (Trail Blazers Series)
: When Samuel Rutherford picked up his pen he changed lives, maybe even across continents. What he wrote influenced the American constitution but where his real power and passion was felt was in the letters that his warm pastor's heart...
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When Samuel Rutherford picked up his pen he changed lives, maybe even across continents. What he wrote influenced the American constitution but where his real power and passion was felt was in the letters that his warm pastor's heart wrote to the people of his parish.
His book Lex Rex was burned on a pyre but his notes of comfort and wisdom were cherished by those he cared to guide and counsel.
Accused of treason he died of illness before there was time to make him a martyr and on his gravestone today, just west of the Bell Tower in St. Andrews Cathedral are engraved the striking words that sum up his life, 'Acquainted with Emmanuel's Love'.
- Catalogue Code 539728
- Product Code 9781527103092
- ISBN 1527103099
- EAN 9781527103092
- Pages 144
- Department Children / Young Adults
- Category Confident Readers (Age 8-12)
- Sub-Category Biography
- Publisher Christian Focus For Kids
- Publication Date Jul 2019
- Sales Rank 3273
- Dimensions 178 x 110 x 15mm
- Weight 0.095kg
Catherine Mackenzie enjoys explaining the gospel to a child and sees it as a challenge and a joy - something to treasure and to look forward to. Catherine's favourite activity is making flapjacks with her nephews and nieces. She loves to collect books on real life heroes and some of these can be seen in her Little Light's series. She has written several trailblazer biographies for young people. Her Stories from Canterbury Place series deals with difficult issues children may have to face and she has written several board book series - such as Sent to Save which follows on from Born to be King. Her latest book is How To Be a Bible Princess.