The authors do offer a few suggestions, but they are only basic ones. Additionally, it might be nice to have a topical index of sorts, pointing to the best works on a variety of subjects so that a person looking for a Puritan work on worship or sin or other important topics could quickly and easily find the best resources.
Best of all, it promises to be a book that will be updated as time goes on and as these great writings continue to be released. In lieu of a comments section, I accept and encourage letters to the editor.
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If you would like to write a letter to the editor, you can do so here. Reviews Latest Reviews By Category. Recommendations Let me help you find the best books on: Through the past few decades there has been a great resurgence of interest in the Puritans.
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Each entry is usually between 4 to 8 pages long. Then--and this is the good part--a list of the major works, when they were published and sometimes which ones to start first. While Mather's suggestions on dealing with witches today might bother modern readers, those who've been on the mission field or some urban areas in America can probably attest to what he is saying. But more importantly, Mather denied the legitimacy of spectral evidence in court, pace the idiocy of Arthur Miller. Dec 10, Doug rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book was written by two men with in-depth knowledge of these unique believers and is a rich primer introducing the major players: After each biography, there is a description of each Puritan's major writings, sometimes with definite recommendations on the work.
Meet the Puritans: With A Guide to Modern Reprints
At the end are some recommendations of secondary sources and a nice summary essay by J. This is a basic, well-done reference work that should be in every believer's library. I believe that it will yield guidance to many years of fruitful study. Note also that Dr.
Beeke has just released a new book pp - Oct release date , 'A Puritan Theology', expensive but probably well worth every cent I've not read reviews or obtained a copy yet. Dec 09, Nate Claiborne rated it really liked it Shelves: If you're looking for an introduction to all and I mean pretty much all of the Puritans, this collection of short biographical sketches is for you.
Plus, it includes brief introductions to the major works of each Puritan figure with a suggested edition. Jul 06, Debi Costine rated it really liked it.
I'm not sure you'd find anyone to say they had "read" this. It's not that kind of book. It is, in fact, a fabulous resource! Feb 24, Al rated it really liked it Shelves: This is truly an awesome reference work that I use all of the time.
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All of the major Puritans are listed in one volume, along with a summary of their major works, and modern reprints. This should be a foundational reference work for those interested in Puritan thought and worship. Dec 30, Matthew rated it it was amazing. A remarkable and comprehensive resource that is invaluable for Puritan studies.
Gary rated it liked it Jan 15, Guillaume Bourin rated it really liked it Mar 14, Meet the Puritans points its reader to a vast array of resources that will aid the Christian during every season of life. I heartily commend this volume to all who are seeking tools to help them grow in their respective walks with Jesus Christ. Home Blog Articles Contributors Reviews. Through the Westminster Confession.
Why Meet the Puritans The authors offer six characteristics that are pervasive throughout the literature of the Puritans, each of which makes studying them a worthy endeavor.
Meet the Puritans: With a Guide to Modern Reprints
Format Each Puritan, some of them, is introduced with a brief biographical sketch followed by annotated bibliography of their writings that are available today. Devotional Yes, you read that correctly, I said, "devotional.
Relevant The authors successfully draw out the relevance the Puritans have on our world today. Informational Meet the Puritans is chock-full of interesting data about the Puritans and their works. Practical Advice Meet the Puritans is also sensible in its recommendations to the more financially challenged. For instance, We recommend Thomas Brooks highly.
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Conclusion Although Meet the Puritans is not exactly a sit down read, it definitely should be read cover to cover. It is supported only by its readers and gracious Christians like you. Please prayerfully consider supporting reformation21 and the mission of the Alliance. What Is the Alliance? The Sabbath from Genesis to Revelation". Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Inc.