A Life of Gospel Peace: A Biography of Jeremiah Burroughs by Phillip L. Simpson PDF

By Phillip L. Simpson

ISBN-10: 1601781229

ISBN-13: 9781601781222

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are essentially the most readable and fascinating Puritan works on hand. Like his Puritan colleagues, Burroughs sought to provide an explanation for biblical educating in a heart-searching demeanour. during this biography, Phillip L. Simpson opens a window into the existence and instances of Burroughs, supplying the context for his memorable sermons and writings. What turns into obvious is Burroughs’s constant software of the rules he preached to the behavior of his existence. An ardent demand a gospel-driven existence and a peaceful personality is mirrored in either his books and lifestyles, which stand out remarkably in an period of turmoil and revolution. this can be the 1st book-length biography of Jeremiah Burroughs.

Table of Contents:
1. Early affects: beginning in the course of the Cambridge Years
2. Stisted, Chelmsford, and Bury St. Edmunds
3. Tivetshall, Norwich, and Mendlesham
4. below Warwick’s Hospitable Roof
5. Rotterdam
6. go back to England: Burroughs and Politics
7. Burroughs the Preacher
8. Stepney, Cripplegate, and Cornhill
9. Burroughs the Westminster Divine
10. Burroughs the Independent
11. Gangraena and Irenicum
12. Burroughs’s demise and Legacy

Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara stay in Huntington, WV, in addition to their kids, Zack and Molly. Phillip constructed and continues the Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage web site, a domain devoted to gathering assets by way of and approximately Jeremiah Burroughs. he's a lay instructor and member of workforce Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall college and japanese Kentucky collage, and is hired as an occupational therapist, aiding individuals with dizziness and stability issues. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

“A guy whose books are recognized and precious nearly 4 centuries after his loss of life is a guy worthy studying. Phillip Simpson has performed the church a good carrier in writing this long-overdue account of the lifestyles and effect of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm happy to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) probably the most cherished Puritans of his day and ours. His particular biblical doctrine and spot-on software have given him a richly deserved position within the first rank of Puritan preachers. And whereas we've got been blessed to have lots of his works made on hand to us of overdue, we have been mostly blind to whatever approximately Burroughs the guy, except brief excerpts from reference works similar to the Dictionary of nationwide Biography or Benjamin Brook’s Lives of the Puritans.

Now, because of Philip Simpson, that has replaced. He has meticulously researched Burroughs’s lifestyles and has proven us what made the fellow who and what he used to be. i'm confident that until eventually we all know the lifetime of a guy, we can't absolutely comprehend his theology or his passions. we will be able to now turn into knowledgeable admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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