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

By Phillip L. Simpson

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are one of the most readable and interesting Puritan works on hand. Like his Puritan colleagues, Burroughs sought to provide an explanation for biblical instructing 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 program of the foundations 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 impacts: start throughout 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

Author
Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara reside in Huntington, WV, besides their teenagers, Zack and Molly. Phillip built and continues the Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage site, a domain devoted to gathering assets by means of and approximately Jeremiah Burroughs. he's a lay instructor and member of group Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall college and japanese Kentucky collage, and is hired as an occupational therapist, assisting individuals with dizziness and stability problems. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

Endorsements
“A guy whose books are identified and precious nearly 4 centuries after his dying is a guy worthy researching. Phillip Simpson has performed the church an excellent provider in writing this long-overdue account of the existence and influence of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm completely happy to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) some of the most liked Puritans of his day and ours. His detailed biblical doctrine and spot-on program have given him a well-merited 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 something approximately Burroughs the fellow, except brief excerpts from reference works corresponding 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 won't totally comprehend his theology or his passions. we will now develop into expert admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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