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The Glory of Christ (Puritan Paperbacks Series)

John Owen

The Glory of Christ (Puritan Paperbacks Series)

John Owen

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John Owen (1616-1683) unfolds the heart of the gospel with extraordinary insight and understanding. Abridged by R.J. Law.

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John Owen (1616-1683) unfolds the heart of the gospel with extraordinary insight and understanding. Abridged by R.J. Law.
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In The Glory of Christ, abridged and made easy to read by R. J. K. Law, we have the great Puritan pastor and theologian John Owen at his richest and most mature.
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John Owen

John Owen (1616-1683) was an early Puritan advocate of Congregationalism and Reformed theology. Educated at Queen's College, Oxford, he served under the Puritan government of Oliver Cromwell as personal chaplain to Cromwell and later as vice-chancellor of Oxford. A contemporary of John Bunyan, Owen's extensive body of work includes twenty-eight books on theological and devotional themes. His later years were spent in pastoral ministry where he served as the leading spokesman for the Protestant Nonconformists. His best known writings have been compiled in the encyclopaedic The Complete Works of John Owen (16 volumes) and The Book of Hebrews (7 volumes).-Editorial Review.

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5 stars By Michael H, Apr 28 2014
This is the first book I have read by John Owen and it will not be the last.  The theology in this book is expansive and deep.  I found myself, several times, having to re-read a section or even put the book down to think about what I had just read.  Owen demonstrates how glorious Christ is in His person and office as Lord and Saviour.  Owen discusses not only the theology of this but how it practically impacts our lives.  I was surprised at how clearly and helpfully Owen connected the two given the theological depth.  He clearly shows the importance of seeing the glory of Christ in some way in this life and the need for us to understand and appreciate it as best we can.  The language has been slightly modernised to help today's readers clearly understand Owen's writing.  I feel that I have only grasped a small amount of what Owen discusses in this book but even still it is more than I have gained from many other books.  This book requires a great deal of effort but the benefits are even greater.
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  • Catalogue Code 70307
  • Product Code 0851516610
  • EAN 9780851516615
  • Pages 184
  • Department Academic
  • Category Classic
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Banner Of Truth
  • Publication Date Apr 1994
  • Sales Rank #8547
  • Dimensions 180 x 119 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.177kg

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