First published in 1886, Shaw's "Teacher of Sparring" combines thorough illustration with detailed instructions. It is comprehensive in its approach, containing striking, grappling, and... More > even a few "dirty tactics".< Less
Another quality eBook from Chapel Library (with active Contents and footnotes).
Arthur W. Pink (1886-1952) wrote and published his monthly 28 page expository digest, Studies in the Scriptures, from... More > 1922 to 1953. Each issue contained continuing serialized articles on six to eight subjects. When one subject was “completed” to the author’s satisfaction, another subject series began in its place in the next issue. In total, the 380 issues comprise a treasure of immense proportions.
The Annual Volume 1949 contains the January through December issues of the Studies in the Scriptures. It includes the complete series Glorious Sinai (an examination of the Law and faith), and portions of the series: Prayers of the Apostles and the Life and Times of Joshua, Doctrine of Revelation, and Divine Inspiration of the Scriptures. Chapel Library is republishing the monthly issues in eBooks as annual volumes, and in print and in PDF at our website.< Less
Another quality eBook from Chapel Library (with active contents and footnotes). Free eBooks at our website.
A. W. Pink published his monthly expository digest, Studies in the Scriptures, from 1922 to... More > 1953. Each issue contained continuing serialized articles on six to eight subjects. The 380 issues comprise a treasure of immense proportions. These are currently republished serially by Chapel Library.
The Annual Volume 1947 contains the January through December issues of the Studies in the Scriptures from that year. It includes the middle portions of two series: Prayers of the Apostles and The Life and Times of Joshua, and the beginning of the series Doctrine of Revelation (inspiration of the Scriptures).
Mr. Pink was rarely sidetracked from the great themes of Scripture: grace, justification, and sanctification.< Less
Another quality eBook from Chapel Library. How does a person know they are truly converted and on their way to heaven? This is the question Arthur W. Pink addresses in this booklet on the doctrine... More > of assurance. He examines what the Bible says about the nature of assurance, what it is based upon, and how to attain it. Then he sensitively deals with particular cases of conscience regarding assurance in the form of several dialogues.< Less
In the years following the Great Exhibition of 1851, several ‘crystal palaces’ appeared, showing off the industrial and artistic wares of Britain and other developed countries. Some were... More > massive structures, covering ten acres or more, but with the exception of the original Crystal Palace, they usually disappeared once their purpose was served, leaving no visible evidence of their former existence.
One such ‘palace’ was built in a Liverpool suburb for the 1886 International Exhibition, and used again the next year to celebrate the Golden Jubilee. It is a tale of initial triumph, culminating in the grandeur of an opening by Queen Victoria, but one that was to end in disappointment and loss.
Using contemporary newspapers and the few surviving documents, this illustrated booklet outlines its progress, with descriptions of what it offered to visitors. It will appeal to those interested in Victorian Britain, and in the staging of major public events in the later years of Queen Victoria’s reign.< Less
The British School at Athens admitted its first student in 1886. The subsequent thirty years saw a shift towards scientific and professional archaeology. The School developed a number of major... More > projects: the Cyprus Exploration Fund; Megalopolis; Phylakopi on Melos; Laconia (and Sparta); Crete (Praisos, Palaikastro). Its members were also involved in the epigraphic surveys of the Asia Minor Exploration Fund. Many of the students who gained the experience of excavating in Greece were to work in the Levant, Egypt, India and Britain. The volume provides indexes for the students: School Backgrounds; Cambridge Colleges; Oxford Colleges; Universities and Educational Establishments in England, Scotland and Ireland; Universities and Educational Establishments Outside Great Britain; Fellowships at Cambridge Colleges; Fellowships at Oxford Colleges; Students by Year of Admission at the BSA; Alphabetical List of Students< Less