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10 Great Christian Biographies

Posted in Books by sosipater on April 16, 2007

Dr. Mohler has a cool post listing what he things are 10 Great Christian Biographies.  Here is his post and here is the quick list of the 10 books.

  1. Peter Brown, Augustine of Hippo: A Biography (Berkeley: University of California Press), 1967, revised edition 2000.
  2. G. K. Chesterton, Saint Thomas Aquinas — “The Dumb Ox” (New York: Doubleday, 1933/1956).
  3. Roland H. Bainton, Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1950).
  4. David Daniell, William Tyndale: A Biography (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994).
  5. Alister E. McGrath, A Life of John Calvin (London: Blackwell, 1993).
  6. George M. Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003).
  7. Arnold Dallimore, George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century Revival, 2 volumes (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Banner of Truth Trust, 1970).
  8. Robert Moats Miller, Harry Emerson Fosdick: Preacher, Pastor, Prophet (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985).
  9. D. G. Hart, Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America (Phillipsburg, New Jersey: P&R Publishing, 1994).
  10. Iain H. Murray, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones: The First Forty Years, 1899-1939 and D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones: The Fight of Faith, 1939-1981 (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Banner of Truth Trust, 1982, 1990).

Has anyone read any of these?  Sadly, I have not.  Got to get to reading.

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