By Dan Nelson
A Burning and Shining Light is a accomplished, modern day biography of George Whitefield, the nice Awakening Evangelist. Chronological in nature, its emphasis is on his trip, preaching, and effect on continents. Nelson's motive is to extend the reader’s figuring out of Whitefield’s ministry to its impact this present day, via bringing the reader into Whitefield’s period. The reader will discover the occasions of his lifestyles, engaging in Whitefield's ardour for ministry, in addition to his joys and sorrows. An assessment of Whitefield’s impact is given within the final chapters. The booklet is encumbered with references from different biographies and books approximately Whitefield. The biography regards the time during which he lived, evaluating it to modern day time, through comparing his inward motivations and affects that made him one of many maximum preachers within the background of Christianity.
Readers who're attracted to early historical past of the yankee colonies and the heritage of 1 of the best dramatic preachers of all time will relish this investigate what made evangelism what it truly is this present day. it is attract pastors, scholars, and leaders who desire a impressive version of perseverance and overcoming obstacles.
Students of evangelism might be intrigued through the foundation of potent mass evangelism tools. Theologians and believers attracted to the fight among Calvinism and Arminianism will make the most of the historical past of this doctrinal controversy with Wesley.
The passive observer who understands not anything approximately Whitefield should be enlightened to a virtually incredible legacy of Whitefield’s effect on humans in an afternoon with such a lot of boundaries on go back and forth, communique, and enlargement. The impression is a legacy of 1 who rose out from small beginnings to go away a huge instance for others to follow.
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A Burning and Shining Light: The Testimony and Witness of George Whitefield by Dan Nelson