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The Forgotten Spurgeon

The Forgotten Spurgeon

by Ian H. Murray

Publisher: Banner of Truth
ISBN: 9781848710115
Pages: 268
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-25
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This book seeks to throw light on the reasons which have given rise to the superficial image of Spurgeon as a genial Victorian pulpiteer, a kind of grandfather of modern evangelicalism. Even before his death in 1892 newspapers and church leaders disputed over the features of his life which entitled him to fame. Not his 'narrow creed' but his 'genuine loving character' was most worthy of remembrance said one periodical, echoing the general view. When Joseph Parker contrasted the hard Calvinism preached at Spurgeon's Tabernacle with the praiseworthy Christianity exemplified in his orphanage, The Baptist protested that the man about whom Parker wrote 'is not the Spurgeon of history'. ...

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