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By: NICOLSON, ADAM.
Publisher: Harper Perennial,: 2005.
Seller ID: 69539
281pp + Photographs + Pub Ads 16ppA net of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson and Bacon; of the Gunpowder Plot; the worst outbreak of the plague England had ever seen; Arcadian landscapes; murderous, toxic slums; and, above all, of sometimes overwhelming religious passion. Jacobean England was both more godly and less godly than it had ever been, and the entire culture was drawn taut between the polarities.This was the world that created the King James Bible. It is the greatest work of English prose ever written, and it is no ... View more info
By: PACKER (J. I.).
Publisher: Crossway Books,: 1996.
Seller ID: 52729
367pp indexJ. I. Packer has had a long-standing passion for the Puritans. Their understanding of God and His ways with man has largely formed his own spirituality and theological outlook. In A Quest for Godliness, the esteemed author of Knowing God and a dozen other books shares with his readers the rich world of Puritanism that has been so influential in his own life. Dr. Packer masterfully uncovers the hidden treasures of Puritan life and thought. With crystalline clarity he reveals the depth and breadth of Puritan spiritual life, contrasting it with the superficiality and deadness o... View more info
By: RYKEN (LELAND).
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing House,: 1990.
Seller ID: 96574
281pp Index Rebound in dark red buckram with DJ spine and front and rear covers pasted to covers Slight damping on half title page View more info