Samuel Rutherford

Pages 140 Samuel Rutherford How to Read ISBN 1783970189 Ç Richard M. Hannula
  • Samuel Rutherford
  • Paperback
  • 140
  • Richard M. Hannula
  • English
  • 28 October 2020
  • 1783970189

About the Author: Richard M. Hannula

Pages 140 Samuel Rutherford How to Read ISBN 1783970189 Ç Richard M. Hannula Mr Richard Hannula received a B.A in history from the University of Southern California and was selected for membership in the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society Mr Hannula holds a master s in education from the University of Washington He is the author of Our Northwest Heritage A History of the Pacific Northwest from a Christian Perspective and Trial and Triumph Stories from Church History He serves as principal of Covenant High School in Tacoma, WA and also teaches history, math, and speech Richard Hannula, his wife, and their five children reside in University Place, Washington.


Ç 3833529 ✓ How to Read à Samuel Rutherford 76A8031 In this concise biography about Samuel Rutherford, author Richard Hannula has done a wonderful job of summarizing the life and works of this great Scottish preacher of the 1600s Richard Hannula has a rich background of studies to his name as well as two other literary works He now serves as principal at the Covenant High School in Washington Writing a biography on Samuel Rutherford is no easy task a bite size one even less of an easy endeavour But, as one reads this book one gains a grea In this concise biography about Samuel Rutherford, author Richard Hannula has done a wonderful job of summarizing the life and works of this great Scottish preacher of the 1600s Richard Hannula has Rutherford wasyears old when he was exiled to Aberdeen, feeling that he was an outcast and withered tree He had served the little church at Anwoth in Galloway faithfully, but in those August days ofhe seems to have felt for a while that his useful service was over Little could he have known that his exile would end in less than two years when Scotland rose up to resist the king s domination of the church He could How to read Samuel Rutherford à Samuel Rutherford hardly have imagined that he would serve a key role in reasserting biblical doctrine, worship and government to the Scottish church He would also play an important part in the Westminster Assembly, defining Christian doctrine for much of the English speaking world for centuries to come, and nearly two dozen influential books Samuel Rutherford would flow from his pen, winning the admiration of the Reformed churches of Britain and the Continent He would even have the most prestigious universities in the Netherlands and Scotland clamor to have him fill their chairs of divinity, and as a professor of theology, he would mold the minds of a generation of Scottish pastors and theologiansAlexander Whyte wrote, No man of his age in broad Scotland stood higher as a scholar, a theologian, a controversialist, a preacher and a very saint than Samuel Rutherford Nor could Rutherford have envisioned in his wildest dreams that a collection of letters that he sent to friends from his exile in Aberdeen would rank among the most beloved Christian classics,a timeless source of spiritual inspiration to millions of readers Samuel Rutherford is perhaps the best known Scottish Puritan But his life and history seem not to be as widely remembered as other Puritan ministers Rutherford s legacy lays chiefly in collections of his profound and moving personal letters.
Richard Hannula brings renewed attention to Samuel Rutherford in his contribution to the Bitesize Biographies series from Evangelical Press 2014.
Rutherford had humble beginnings and even a possibly scandalous start to his ministry He ended up resigning Samuel Rutherford is perhaps the best known Scottish Puritan But his life and history seem not to be as widely remembered as other Puritan ministers Rutherford s legacy lays chiefly in collections of his profound and moving personal letters.
Richard Hannula brings renew Richard Hannula s Bitesize Biography, Samuel Rutherford Lover of Christ , is an excellent brief introduction to Rutherford s life, thought, and place in history Suitable either as an easy point of entry into fuller study of Rutherford or as a quick standalone overview for the merely curious, the brief, easy reading Samuel Rutherford providesedification and instruction than its brevity and simplicity might lead one to expect.
Its structure is straightforwardly chronological, beginning w Richard Hannula s Bitesize Biography, Samuel Rutherford Lover of Christ , is an excellent brief introduction to Rutherford s life, thought, and place in history Suitable either as an easy point of entry into fuller study of Rutherford or as a quick standalone overvie Richard Hannula s book Samuel Rutherford on Samuel Rutherford is part of EP books Samuel Rutherford series called Bitesize Biographies What I appreciate about this series is how the authors try to give the reader a true taste of the featured man or woman s personality In a short amount of space, we get to know the hero ine of faith without the excessive gilding or glossing over often found in historical accounts Hannula has accomplished this kind of snapshot for Samuel Rutherford .
The 138 page biography has an introduction Richard Hannula s book Samuel Rutherford on Samuel Rutherford is part of EP books Samuel Rutherford series called Bitesize Biographies What I appreciate about this series is how the authors try to give the reader a true taste of the featured man or woman s personality In a short amount of space, we get to know the hero ine of faith without the excessive gilding or glossing over often found ä Samuel Rutherford À I first came to know Samuel Rutherford from the lovely little collection of extracts of his letters called The Loveliness of Christ When given the opportunity to review this biography and learn about the man who wrote those letters, I jumped at it.
In keeping with the series, Hannula recounts the key events of Rutherford s life with brevity He sketches in the historical background, including the Reformation brought to Scotland through John Knox, and growing tensions between king and Kirk Ruthe I first came to know Samuel Rutherford from the lovely little collection of extracts of his letters called The Loveliness of Christ When given the opportunity to review this biography and learn about the man who wrote those letters I would venture to say that most believers today have little to no idea who Samuel Rutherford is or his importance, especially within the Scottish Church in the 1600s Part of the issue with that unfortunate lack of knowledge is the lack of focus on matters of church history within the body of Christ Many great men and women of God from days past are relative unknowns to most believers and I find that very unfortunate Richard Hannula, in his contribution to the excellent Bitesize Biographies s I would venture to say that most believers today have little to no idea who Samuel Rutherford is or his importance, especially within the Scottish Church in the 1600s Part of the issue with that unfortunate lack of knowledge is the lack of focus on matters of chu I first became interested in the Bitesize Biographies series when a friend, John Crotts, released his book Samuel Rutherford on John Newton When I was offered a copy of Richard M Hannula s Samuel Rutherford Bitesize Biography, I felt it would fill in some gaps of my knowledge of the Scottish Reformation.
This book Samuel Rutherford did inform me, but it also inspired me As a young man, Rutherford s intelligence and studiousness set him apart He was also a man of passion and energy He first invested these qualities in others b I first became interested in the Bitesize Biographies series when a friend, John Crotts, released his book Samuel Rutherford on John Newton When I was offered a copy of Richard M Hannula s Samuel Rutherford Bitesize Biography, I felt it would fill in some gaps of my knowledge of the Scottish Reformation.
This book Samuel Rutherford did inform me, but it also inspired me As I did not know much about Samuel Rutherford before reading this bite sized biography by Richard Hannula I associated his name with the song The Sands of Time are Sinking and thought that he was the author The content of the song made me desire to knowabout Mr Rutherford It turns out that the song was written by Anne Ross Cousin, but it was inspired by Mr Rutherford s writings and sayings, so my curiosity stayed.
Samuel Rutherford was a Scottish pastor who lived in the 1600s who und I did not know much about Samuel Rutherford before reading this bite sized biography by Richard Hannula I associated his name with the song The Sands of Time are Sinking and thought that he was the author The content of the song made me desire to knowabout Mr Rutherford It turns out that t Rating 3.
5Bitesize Biographies are a snip it of church history Getting a glimpse of great teachers from the past and their walk with Christ is beneficial to any believer young and old This is a great series for students and could be used as a devotional Samuel Rutherford was called the lover of Christ His writing and teaching reflected Christ along with his stand on the truth of Christ Having been called at an early age, his love for Christ was apparent in word and deed Rutherford has been Rating 3.
5Bitesize Biographies are a snip it of church history Getting a glimpse of great teachers from the past and their walk with Christ is beneficial to any believer young and old This is a great series for students and could In this concise biography about Samuel Rutherford , author Richard Hannula has done a wonderful job of summarizing the life and works of this great Scottish preacher of the 1600s Richard Hannula has a rich background of studies to his name as well as two other literary works He now serves as principal at the Covenant High School in Washington Writing a biography on Samuel Rutherford is no easy task a bite size one even less of an easy endeavour But, as one reads this book Samuel Rutherford one gains a grea In this concise biography about Samuel Rutherford , author Richard Hannula has done a wonderful job of summarizing the life and works of this great Scottish preacher of the 1600s Richard Hannula has a rich background of studies to his name as well as two other literary works He now serves as princi

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