The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Evaluation

Note: This is part three of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. You can read the Overview, and the Assessment. The evaluation of The Hebrides Revival is largely contingent on the theological presuppositions of the one seeking to critique it. Iain D. Campbell states that the Isle of LewisContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Evaluation”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Assessment

Note: This is part two of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. You can read part one, an overview. Defining Revival In order to properly assess any revival, there must be a solid definition of what actually constitutes a revival. This is no easy task as the term revivalContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Assessment”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Overview

Note: This is part one of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. The Hebrides are a chain of over 100 islands isolated by the Minch Sea North of Scotland. They are divided into two major chains: the Inner and the Outer Hebrides. The Inner Hebrides are nearest to theContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Overview”

The Great Awakening by Thomas S. Kidd

Kidd, Thomas S. The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. Introduction In this work, Kidd seeks to articulate definitively how the Great Awakening influenced American culture in the mid to late eighteenth century and beyond. In so doing, he delves deeper into the theological andContinue reading “The Great Awakening by Thomas S. Kidd”

Revival & Revivalism by Iain H. Murray

Murray, Iain H. Revival & Revivalism: The making and Marring of American Evangelicalism 1750 – 1858. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2002. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Iain Murray, a noted biographer, historian, and co-founder of the Banner of Truth Trust, presents an historical sketch of the movements of God in the evangelistic effortsContinue reading “Revival & Revivalism by Iain H. Murray”

A Thorn in the Conscience

Have you ever shut your fingers in a door or slammed your thumb with a hammer? Have you ever been blind-sided by a door frame or a child running around a corner? We wince at the former and chuckle a bit at the latter. We are all familiar with pain and understand the aggravation thatContinue reading “A Thorn in the Conscience”

The Jerusalem Sinner Saved by John Bunyan

August 20th, 2010 Bunyan, John.  The Jerusalem Sinner Saved or, Good News for the Vilest of Men.  Edinburgh:  Banner of Truth Trust, 2005.  128 pp.  $10.00.  Purchase at Westminster books. Introduction Do you struggle with loving the person next to you?  Do you ever think that so-and-so cannot possibly be saved by Christ?  Reading The Jerusalem Sinner Saved will change yourContinue reading “The Jerusalem Sinner Saved by John Bunyan”

What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

August 23rd, 2010 Gilbert, Greg.  What is the Gospel? Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2010.  128 pp.  $12.99.  Purchase at Westminster books. Introduction Greg Gilbert serves as an assistant pastor Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC.  He has written this book as part of the IX Marks ministry line of books. The message of the gospel would seemingly be something that all who callContinue reading “What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert”

A Guide to Christian Living by John Calvin

August 25th, 2010 Calvin, John.  A Guide to Christian Living.  Edinburgh:  The Banner of Truth Trust, 2009.  152 pp.  $16.00.  Introduction Extracted from Calvin’s larger, Institutes, Banner of Truth has offered a gift edition of the last chapter entitled, ” On the Christian Life.”  While written in the 1500′s, Calvin’s thoughts very much apply to us today.Continue reading “A Guide to Christian Living by John Calvin”

The Kingdom of God by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

August 27th, 2010 Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  The Kingdom of God.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  224 pp.  $14.99.  Introduction I have reviewed many books by Martyn Lloyd-Jones and have been blessed to interview his grandson, Jonathan, as well. This particular book, The Kingdom of God, was from a set of sermons preached by the Doctor in 1963. Summary Compiled from twelve differentContinue reading “The Kingdom of God by Martyn Lloyd-Jones”