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Pointing to the Pasturelands

Reflections on Evangelicalism, Doctrine, & Culture

J. I. Packer Russell D. Moore Mark A. Noll

9781683595434
320 pages
Lexham Press
Overview

2021 Foreword Indies Winner for Religion (Adult Nonfiction)


All theology is doxology. J. I. Packer is one of the most widely respected Christian writers of the twentieth century. Author of over forty books and named one of the most influential evangelicals by Time magazine and the readers of Christianity Today, Packer's impact is immense. He was known for profound theological writing that was always lively and worshipful.


Pointing to the Pasturelands recovers several decades of Packer's contributions to the pages of Christianity Today. This includes his editorial columns, longer articles, and brief answers to readers' theology questions. The book includes an introduction by Russell D. Moore and concludes with a profile of Packer from Mark A. Noll. Enjoy timeless insights from a man whose life was devoted to knowing God and making him known.

Author Bio
J. I. Packer (1926–2020) was educated at Oxford and ordained a priest at St. John's Harborne. In 1970 he became principal at Tyndale Hall, and joined the faculty at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada in 1979. He served as Honourary Assistant at St. John's Anglican Church in Vancouver for thirty--seven years.

Packer wrote over forty books, including Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, Knowing God, and A Quest for Godliness. He co--authored over a dozen other books, was an editor at Christianity Today for more than thirty years, and served as general editor of The English Standard Version Bible. Time magazine named him one of the "25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America" in 2005.