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Finney's Christian Perfection
Finney and the heritage of Edwards
The five that people ask most often
Why would thousands come to hear him speak?
He insisted on thinking through his theology for himself—and often found himself out of step with his age.
The claimers and reclaimers of Jonathan Edwards
Newton joined those who laid the groundwork for British evangelicalism—from within the Established Church.
The tempest-tossed friendship of John Newton and William Cowper
For George MacDonald, belief in God and obedience to God went hand in hand.
Father of American revivalism
Irenic anti-Calvinist
Father of the Reformed faith
Historian Charles Hambrick-Stowe appeals to Calvin for UCC reform.
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March 17, 461 (traditional date): Patrick, missionary to Ireland and that country's patron saint, dies. Irish raiders captured Patrick, a Romanized Briton, and enslaved him as a youth. He escaped to Gaul (modern France) but returned to Ireland after experiencing a vision calling him back to preach. Patrick enjoyed great success there as a missionary, and only the far south remained predominantly pagan when he died (see issue 60: How the Irish Were Saved).

March 17, 1780: Thomas Chalmers, pastor, ...

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