Item description for Honouring the People of God: Collected Shorter Writings of J.I. Packer on Christian Leaders and Theologians by J. I. Packer & Jim Lyster...
Overview Packer explores the lives and work of influential Christians and the issues that motivated and inspired them into action, including the authority of Scripture, justification, the glory of God, and the hope of heaven. (Christian)
Publishers Description The Collected Shorter Writings of J.I. Packer contain the majority of shorter pieces published by J.I. Packer over the past thirty years. The articles included in this four-volume set range from short devotional pieces published in church-sponsored journals, to opinion articles for popular journals like "Christianity Today, " to major articles for scholarly journals. Luther, Calvin, Cranfield, Whitefield, Simeon, Martyn Lloyd-Jones and Francis Schaeffer are all theologians who Packer has admired. Packer explores the lives and work of these influential Christians and the issues that motivated and inspired them into action, including the authority of Scripture, justification, the glory of God and the hope of heaven. This book concludes with Packer outlining current trends in church history, the state of British theology in the twentieth-century and the theological challenges now facing evangelicalism. J. I. Packer is Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College, Vancouver. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers and apologists for Christianity in the twentieth century. He is author of numerous books, including "Knowing God, " "Rediscovering Holiness" and "Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Beliefs."
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Studio: Regent College Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.78" Weight: 1.12 lbs.
Release Date Apr 21, 2008
Publisher Regent College Publishing
ISBN 157383064X ISBN13 9781573830645
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More About J. I. Packer & Jim Lyster
J. I. Packer (DPhil, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.
J. I. Packer currently resides in Vancouver, BC.
J. I. Packer has published or released items in the following series...