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Puritan Portraits

J. I. Packer on Selected Classic Pastors and Pastoral Classics

J. I. Packer

9781845507008
192 pages
Christian Focus Publications
Overview

Here one of the leading authorities on the Puritans, J. I. Packer introduces us to their rich theology and deep spirituality. Packer gives us profiles of John Flavel, Thomas Boston, John Bunyan, Matthew Henry, Henry Scougal, John Owen and Stephen Charnock and two closer portraits of William Perkins and Richard Baxter. The writings of the Puritans continue to profoundly reward readers and here J. I. Packer brings them alive in an inspiring way to encourage a new generation to experience their delights.

Author Bio
J. I. Packer (1926 – 2020) was named by Time Magazine as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals alive. He was the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.