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Newton on the Christian Life - to Live is Christ (Theologians On The Christian Life Series)

Tony ReinkeJustin TaylorJohn Piper
Newton on the Christian Life - to Live is Christ (Theologians On The Christian Life Series)
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Newton on the Christian Life - to Live is Christ (Theologians On The Christian Life Series)

Tony ReinkeJustin TaylorJohn Piper

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John Newton is best known as the slave trader turned hymn writer who penned the most popular English hymn in history: "Amazing Grace." However, many Christians are less familiar with the decades he spent in relative obscurity, laboring as a "spiritual doctor" while pastoring small parishes in England. In the latest addition to Crossway's growing Theologians on the Christian Life series, Tony Reinke introduces modern readers to Newton's pastoral wisdom by leading them through the many sermons, hymns, and-most importantly-letters that he wrote over the course of his life. Considered by many to be one of the greatest letter writers of all time, Newton has valuable insights to offer modern Christians, especially when it comes to fusing together sound doctrine, lived experience, and godly practice.



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John Newton is best known as the slave trader turned hymn writer who penned the most popular English hymn in history: "Amazing Grace." However, many Christians are less familiar with the decades he spent in relative obscurity, laboring as a "spiritual doctor" while pastoring small parishes in England. In the latest addition to Crossway's growing Theologians on the Christian Life series, Tony Reinke introduces modern readers to Newton's pastoral wisdom by leading them through the many sermons, hymns, and-most importantly-letters that he wrote over the course of his life. Considered by many to be one of the greatest letter writers of all time, Newton has valuable insights to offer modern Christians, especially when it comes to fusing together sound doctrine, lived experience, and godly practice.


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Meet the Authors

Tony Reinke

TONY REINKE is a former journalist now serving as a theological researcher, writer, and blogger. He lives in Maryland with his wife and three children.

Justin Taylor

Taylor is the Director of Theological Resources & Education at Desiring God Ministries.

John Piper

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.

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5 stars By Steve N, Oct 31 2015
As a pastor, I felt like I was being pastured by an older brother. This book synthesises Newton's life and work into key areas of theology and the Christian life. I think I coloured in, highlighted and made notes on every page. And I've quoted parts of this book in sermons, Bible studies, on the phone to struggling family members etc. Can't speak more highly of this easy to read, Christ-soaked book. 
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  • Catalogue Code 425485
  • Product Code 9781433539718
  • ISBN 1433539713
  • EAN 9781433539718
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Crossway
  • Publication Date May 2015
  • Sales Rank #68132
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.405kg

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