Item description for Timeless Witness: Classic Christian Literature Through the Ages by Tony Lane...
Overview Timeless Witness is an exceptional sampling of the great spiritual, doctrinal, and devotional writings that have shaped the way Christians have thought and lived for two millennia. Generations of believers have found comfort, encouragement, strength, and inspiration from the works represented in this outstanding selection. Great as a devotional, it's a book to browse, a book to quote, and a book to treasure. Includes excerpts from works by Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Bunyan, John Wesley, Charles Spurgeon, and more.
Publishers Description In Timeless Witness, Tony Lane has selected uplifting extracts from 100 classics of the Christian Tradition. Choosing Works that are profitable to read and generally recognized as of the highest class and importance, he introduces each author, explains the circumstances in which his or her work was written, and then offers a representative reading. Chronologically arranged, the readings chart the course of Christianity through the words of great writers and spiritual giants-and offer a banquet of wisdom and insight from the earliest church fathers to the close of the nineteenth century.
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Studio: Hendrickson Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.54" Width: 6.78" Height: 1.3" Weight: 2.08 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2005
Publisher Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN 1565639596 ISBN13 9781565639591
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More About Tony Lane
Tony Lane is professor of historical theology at the London School of Theology. He is the author of a number of books, including The Lion Christian Classics Collection, John Calvin: Student of the Church Fathers, and Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue.