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By Phillip L. Simpson

ISBN-10: 1601781229

ISBN-13: 9781601781222

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are one of the most readable and fascinating Puritan works to be had. Like his Puritan colleagues, Burroughs sought to provide an explanation for biblical educating in a heart-searching demeanour. during this biography, Phillip L. Simpson opens a window into the lifestyles and instances of Burroughs, offering the context for his memorable sermons and writings. What turns into obvious is Burroughs’s constant software of the rules he preached to the behavior of his lifestyles. An ardent demand a gospel-driven lifestyles and a peaceful personality is mirrored in either his books and existence, 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: delivery during the Cambridge Years
2. Stisted, Chelmsford, and Bury St. Edmunds
3. Tivetshall, Norwich, and Mendlesham
4. lower than 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 dying and Legacy

Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara dwell in Huntington, WV, in addition to their youngsters, 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 team Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall college and jap Kentucky college, and is hired as an occupational therapist, supporting individuals with dizziness and stability problems. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

“A guy whose books are recognized and precious virtually 4 centuries after his demise is a guy worthy learning. Phillip Simpson has performed the church an excellent provider in writing this long-overdue account of the existence and effect of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm completely satisfied to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) probably the most loved Puritans of his day and ours. His specified biblical doctrine and spot-on software have given him a well-merited position within the first rank of Puritan preachers. And whereas we've been blessed to have a lot of his works made to be had to us of past due, we have been mostly unaware of whatever approximately Burroughs the fellow, except brief excerpts from reference works akin to the Dictionary of nationwide Biography or Benjamin Brook’s Lives of the Puritans.

Now, due to Philip Simpson, that has replaced. He has meticulously researched Burroughs’s existence and has proven us what made the guy who and what he used to be. i'm confident that until eventually we all know the lifetime of a guy, we won't absolutely comprehend his theology or his passions. we will be able to now turn into trained admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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